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Uber seeks to shield ‘UberPool’ secrets in new CA regulations

As California weighs the legality of carpooling with Uber, the company wants…

 

Uber headquarters in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Uber asks regulators for do-over on $7.6 million fine

Ride-hail company Uber was found “in contempt” of California regulators last month,…

 

In this Jan. 16, 2016 photo, Tera Lecuona, resident of the heavily-impacted Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles, holds a protest sign during a hearing in Granada Hills over a gas leak at Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon Storage Facility. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Los Angeles prosecutor smells crime, charges utility for huge gas leak

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors filed misdemeanor criminal charges Tuesday against…

 

Judge dismisses some pipeline-related charges against PG&E

A federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday dismissed 15 of 28 pipeline-safety-related…

Tour bus that crashed in Union Square not registered, inspected by state

An out-of-control double-decker City Sightseeing tour bus that left 20 people injured…

An Uber-branded vehicle. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Flywheel Taxi sues state, says cities should regulate Uber, Lyft

Flywheel Taxi has filed suit against state regulators, claiming the taxi industry…

An Uber-branded vehicle. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
A bus just like this one could be yours with a starting bid of $5, although it may not run. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Leap files for bankruptcy, auctions off remaining buses

The private transit service “Leap” drew praise from many quarters of San…

A bus just like this one could be yours with a starting bid of $5, although it may not run. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, people go past the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Uber asks regulators not to halt its business in California

Last month, the tech industry giant Uber netted a harsh warning from…

In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, people go past the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoLeap Transit runs a luxury bus service that takes riders from the Marina to the Financial District and back for $6 each way.

Leap Transit halts luxury buses after cease-and-desist order

Leap Transit, a luxury bus service, was issued a cease-and-desist letter by…

Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoLeap Transit runs a luxury bus service that takes riders from the Marina to the Financial District and back for $6 each way.
RICH PEDRONCELLI/ap file photoCalifornia Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey

PG&E faces penalty for emails revealing ‘judge-shopping’

California should ban all back-channel contacts between the state's largest utility and…

RICH PEDRONCELLI/ap file photoCalifornia Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey
Courtesy of CPUCMichael Peevey

PG&E emails may have violated rules, judge says

PG&E, California's largest utility, may have violated state rules by negotiating with…

Courtesy of CPUCMichael Peevey

Sen. Jerry Hill to propose legislation allocating pipeline explosion fine toward safety measures

Amid concerns that a significant portion of a $1.4 billion fine levied…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA tribute marked the spot near where Sofia Liu was fatally hit.

Attorney for Sofia Liu family attacks new rules for app-based ride services

The attorney for the family of 6-year-old Sofia Liu, who was fatally…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA tribute marked the spot near where Sofia Liu was fatally hit.
Jeff Chiu/AP File photoIn this Sept.10

PG&E criminally charged in fatal San Bruno pipeline blast

A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted PG&E on numerous violations in…

Jeff Chiu/AP File photoIn this Sept.10

CPUC issues first operating permit for ridesharing company

Summon, one of several companies in the burgeoning ridesharing industry in the…

AP Photo/Paul Sakuma

San Bruno files suit against CPUC to acquire documents related to 2010 pipeline blast

The city of San Bruno filed a lawsuit against the California Public…

AP Photo/Paul Sakuma

PUC fines PG&E $14.35 million over pipeline records delay

A state agency levied a $14.35 million fine against PG&E on Thursday,…

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesTony Earley

PG&E Corp. says correction of San Carlos pipeline information not a safety risk

PG&E Corp.’s chief executive officer told California public utilities commissioners Monday that…

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesTony Earley
Ben Margot/AP file photoBART and other state transit agencies are abandoning a former protocol that holds workers responsible for their own safety.

New BART rail worker safety rules approved in wake of fatal accident

In the wake of the deaths of two BART workers who were…

Ben Margot/AP file photoBART and other state transit agencies are abandoning a former protocol that holds workers responsible for their own safety.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

California seeks record fine in pipeline explosion

SAN FRANCISCO — California regulators on Tuesday called on Pacific Gas &…

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu