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Fire department investigating whether explosion at Vallejo High School was quake related

The Vallejo Fire Department is investigating whether a natural gas explosion that…

Cindy Chew/2010 s.f. examiner file photoPG&E was named best in class among gas-system operators by an international firm. However

San Bruno questions PG&E safety measures after audit of utility touts recent improvements

For the second time this year, PG&E has been certified as a…

Cindy Chew/2010 s.f. examiner file photoPG&E was named best in class among gas-system operators by an international firm. However
Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerTelecommunication companies want to install wireless antennas on some of The City’s 16

SF to charge wireless companies to install equipment on city light poles

Streetlight poles in San Francisco could start producing money under a scheme…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerTelecommunication companies want to install wireless antennas on some of The City’s 16
ap file photoMichael Peevey has been CPUC president since 2002. His term will expire at the end of the year and he will not stay in the post.

California power regulator to exit amid criticism

California's chief utility regulator, under fire over emails showing secret dealings with…

ap file photoMichael Peevey has been CPUC president since 2002. His term will expire at the end of the year and he will not stay in the post.
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
HANNAH ALBARAZI/Bay City NewsSeveral protesters gathered Thursday outside the CPUC headquarters to demand President Michael Peevey’s dismissal.

Protesters demand removal of CPUC president

A group of protesters gathered on the steps in front of the…

HANNAH ALBARAZI/Bay City NewsSeveral protesters gathered Thursday outside the CPUC headquarters to demand President Michael Peevey’s dismissal.
Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoParts of the Marina have been contaminated by PG&E’s toxic chemicals

SF Bay herring fishermen sue PG&E over claims of contamination

More than 50 acres of residential and tourist areas in San Francisco…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoParts of the Marina have been contaminated by PG&E’s toxic chemicals
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
Paul Sakuma/2010 AP file photoA massive fire caused by a gas pipeline rupture roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno on Sept. 9

PG&E officials removed for improper communications

Four senior officials with PG&E and the state commission regulating it were…

Paul Sakuma/2010 AP file photoA massive fire caused by a gas pipeline rupture roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno on Sept. 9
Mike Koozmin/S.f. examiner file photoShotSpotter technology helps police track where shootings occur.

Dispute over the use of PG&E poles for gunshot detectors continues

A dispute between San Francisco and PG&E over the use of the…

Mike Koozmin/S.f. examiner file photoShotSpotter technology helps police track where shootings occur.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoSan Francisco will begin installing 35 ShotSpotter devices in the next two weeks in its effort to complete expansion of the gunshot detection program launched in 2008.

SF supervisor enters fight between city and PG&E over gunfire detectors

A private spat between San Francisco and PG&E over crime-response technology and…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoSan Francisco will begin installing 35 ShotSpotter devices in the next two weeks in its effort to complete expansion of the gunshot detection program launched in 2008.
Noah Berger/2010 AP file photo

PG&E to appeal $1.4B penalty in deadly San Bruno blast

PG&E plans to appeal a $1.4 billion penalty recommended by California regulatory…

Noah Berger/2010 AP file photo
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

CPUC orders PG&E to pay $1.4B for safety violations surrounding San Bruno explosion

California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday -- the…

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to the S.f. ExaminerJohn Muir Elementary School is close to the Crestmoor neighborhood in San Bruno
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to the S.f. ExaminerJohn Muir Elementary School is close to the Crestmoor neighborhood in San Bruno
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

PG&E pleads not guilty to charges in gas blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in…

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe Crestmoor neighborhood of San Bruno

Proposed development a troubling prospect for some San Bruno residents affected by pipeline blast

For some San Bruno residents who survived the PG&E natural-gas pipeline explosion…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe Crestmoor neighborhood of San Bruno
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerRebuilding efforts continue in San Bruno’s Crestmoor neighborhood

Nearly four years after deadly explosion, San Bruno continues to recover

San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane was cutting the ribbon to mark the…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerRebuilding efforts continue in San Bruno’s Crestmoor neighborhood
Jeff Chiu/AP File photoIn this Sept.10

PG&E charged with obstructing investigation into deadly San Bruno explosion

A federal grand jury on Tuesday charged PG&E with obstructing justice by…

Jeff Chiu/AP File photoIn this Sept.10
AP Photo/Paul Sakuma

San Bruno alleges misconduct, seeks removal of CPUC president

Top California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at PG&E, even…

AP Photo/Paul Sakuma

Power outage affecting more than a thousand PG&E customers in SoMa

More than one thousand PG&E customers are without power in San Francisco's…