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  • Bill Griffiths dies at 91; promoter brought glitz to roller derby

     Bill Griffiths dies at 91; promoter brought glitz to roller derby
    Bill Griffiths, a roller derby impresario who built the sport in Los Angeles and tried to glamorize the local Thunderbirds with sexy stars and over-the-top stunts, died Sunday at a nursing home in Tarzana. He was 91.
  • Supreme Court ruling puts state regulatory boards in crosshairs

    Supreme Court ruling puts state regulatory boards in crosshairs
    Want to get paid for shampooing someone's hair? In California, you may need to have at least nine months of experience and pass a licensing test overseen by the state barbering and cosmetology board, whose members include salon professionals. Do you...

    Funds for safety went to utility execs' pay instead, PUC president says

    Funds for safety went to utility execs' pay instead, PUC president says
    Money collected from ratepayers and earmarked for pipeline safety was instead spent on executive pay raises by the state's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co., in the months before a deadly pipeline explosion in 2010, lawmakers were told...

    PUC seeks higher PG&E penalties for San Bruno explosion

    PUC seeks higher PG&E penalties for San Bruno explosion
    The new head of the Public Utilities Commission wants to increase financial penalties against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to a record $1.6 billion for negligence related to the 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a neighborhood...

    Retirement dinner for ex-PUC chief Peevey nets $55,000 in gifts for UC Berkeley

    Retirement dinner for ex-PUC chief Peevey nets $55,000 in gifts for UC Berkeley
    More than $55,000 was donated to UC Berkeley in honor of former California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey, a La Cañada homeowner who stepped down in December amid scandal, the Los Angeles Times reports.  Representatives from...