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PG&E starts pipeline shutdown under court order

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it will comply with a judge's…

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PG&E fine could do more harm than good

The 2010 San Bruno gas pipeline explosion and fire was a tragic…

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Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

San Bruno continues to rebuild nearly three years after PG&E pipeline exploded

Nearly three years after a PG&E gas pipeline exploded in San Bruno,…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office

PG&E could face fines after wrongly calling 2 pipes safe

PG&E could be fined for improperly declaring two natural gas pipelines safe…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office
Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesPassengers exits a Caltrain commuter train during the morning commute

Bay Area Brazilians show solidarity with peaceful protests

When Brazil saw some of the largest protest demonstrations in the country's…

Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesPassengers exits a Caltrain commuter train during the morning commute
SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty ImagesA San Bruno man who allegedly robbed a jogger of her iPhone on The Embarcadero used the ecoATM about 20 minutes later to trade the phone for cash. Only problem? ID is required for the exchange

ecoATM helps SFPD catch jogger robber

A crook who robbed a jogger of her iPhone along The Embarcadero…

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty ImagesA San Bruno man who allegedly robbed a jogger of her iPhone on The Embarcadero used the ecoATM about 20 minutes later to trade the phone for cash. Only problem? ID is required for the exchange

CPUC lawyer recused from San Bruno explosion case

The lead attorney for California's utility regulator has recused himself from the…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeBrandon Thompson

Killers go down after botched body disposal

The cold-blooded men who botched a murder cover-up when they couldn't lift…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeBrandon Thompson
DAN SCHREIBER/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOThe system that delivers water from Hetch Hetchy Reservoir is in need of repairs.

Three Peninsula cities may soon switch from groundwater to Hetch Hetchy water

Three Peninsula cities may soon receive more water from the Hetch Hetchy…

DAN SCHREIBER/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOThe system that delivers water from Hetch Hetchy Reservoir is in need of repairs.
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PG&E set to begin gas pipe replacement project in Foster City

PG&E broke ground last week on a project in Foster City that…

Jeff Chiu/AP File photoIn this Sept.10
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PG&E should pay $2.25B for San Bruno blast, state agency says

The California agency investigating the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a…

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Youngsters find it hard to buy cigarettes in San Mateo County

Scoring a pack of smokes apparently isn’t easy for minors in northern…

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S.F. Examiner File PhotoCaltrain service was interrupted after a train hit a car on the tracks.

Caltrain tracks cleared and back in service after car struck in San Bruno

Caltrain tracks in San Bruno reopened shortly before 8 p.m. this evening…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoCaltrain service was interrupted after a train hit a car on the tracks.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoA grade-separation project in San Bruno was affected by delays.

San Bruno grade separation obstacles lead to price increase for Caltrain project

A confluence of events — including bad weather and tricky utility relocation…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoA grade-separation project in San Bruno was affected by delays.
Getty Images File PhotoThe California Public Utilities Commission is expected to vote Thursday on whether to approve the proposed PG&E safety plan.

California Public Utilities Commission set to vote on PG&E pipeline safety plan

A long-awaited plan to improve PG&E’s pipeline safety testing is set to…

Getty Images File PhotoThe California Public Utilities Commission is expected to vote Thursday on whether to approve the proposed PG&E safety plan.

San Bruno blast hearings require transparency

The hearings and court cases stemming from the 2010 explosion of a…

PG&E hearings can’t be hidden behind mediation

Regulatory agencies established to watch over public utilities often become too close…

Getty Images File PhotoUPS deliveryman Glenn Albrecht was caught on Target's video surveillance groping two girls at the San Bruno store.

Man suspected of groping two girls in San Bruno Target store

A man accused of grabbing the buttocks of young girls at the…

Getty Images File PhotoUPS deliveryman Glenn Albrecht was caught on Target's video surveillance groping two girls at the San Bruno store.
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Gov. Brown signs 3 bills tightening pipeline safety

Three bills that will tighten safety restrictions on natural gas pipelines as…

Getty Images File PhotoAssemblyman Jerry Hill
Getty Images File PhotoDeadly toll: An NTSB report conducted after the deadly 2010 San Bruno pipe blast laid blame on PG&E.

CPUC clears PG&E of claims regarding unsafe pipe welds

PG&E did not cut corners on pipeline welds to reduce costs, according…

Getty Images File PhotoDeadly toll: An NTSB report conducted after the deadly 2010 San Bruno pipe blast laid blame on PG&E.