| Sep 14, 2010
The San Bruno gas explosion has brought up a number of questions including the age of the steel pipes used in San Diego's gas infrastructure.
Critics have also pointed to regulation and said gas companies are not watched closely enough.
"We need more...
| Sep 14, 2010
A PG&E study, released in 2009, revealed that a nearly eight mile stretch of natural gas pipeline in San Joaquin County is considered high-risk. The underground pipe runs through Ripon, Manteca and Stockton, and is part of what PG&E calls Line 108.
| Sep 15, 2010
| 11:41 AM
State regulators in 2007 gave Pacific Gas and Electric Co. the go-ahead to spend $5 million of ratepayer money to replace a 62-year-old section of the same pipeline that exploded last week in San Bruno, but the work never got done as scheduled in 2009....
| Sep 16, 2010
The cause of the spectacular and deadly explosion and fire is still being investigated. But documents PG&E submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission say the pipeline was one of the company's 100 riskiest. It reads... "...the likelihood of...
| Sep 17, 2010
A 250 acre swatch of land in east Sacramento is the battle ground for a fight over natural gas. A private company wants to tap a natural gas field and pump moe natural gas about a mile underground where it would be stored.
But the red hot flames of the...
| Sep 18, 2010
A resident of the neighborhood evacuated by a deadly gas line explosion in San Bruno is suing Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Steve Dare filed the lawsuit on Friday in San Mateo County Superior Court. He says the company should turn over a $100 million...
| Sep 20, 2010
In a response to state and local officials demanding the release of classified information, Pacific Gas & Electric Company has released a "Top 100" list of pipelines throughout the State of California that the agency is monitoring for safety and...
| Sep 20, 2010
Less than two weeks after the deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno, PG&E is revealing which of its pipelines are considered high risk.
Many of those pipelines are here in the valley, including in Elk Grove. One hot spot slated for construction in...
| Sep 22, 2010
Residents of a downtown home have been evacuated after an underground gas pipe began leaking.
Sacramento Firefighters were called out to the 1900 block of 11th Street for reports of a gas smell at about 8 p.m. They found an underground pipeline was...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has agreed to pay $70 million in restitution to aid the city of San Bruno's recovery from a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in the Bay Area town.
In a joint statement released...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Three copper wire thieves are now behind bars after a couple of PG&E workers saw the three loading copper wire into a truck in West Roseville Friday Morning and called deputies.
The PG&E workers told police the three suspects were loading the wiring...