San Bruno

Prevention: State and federal officials began considering more regulations on PG&E gas pipes after the explosion that killed eight people in San Bruno. (Getty Images file photo)Prevention: State and federal officials began considering more regulations on PG&E gas pipes after the explosion that killed eight people in San Bruno. (Getty Images file photo)

One year after San Bruno blast: Preparing for worst in pipe system

Flames were ruthlessly devouring a neighborhood for more than half an hour…

Prevention: State and federal officials began considering more regulations on PG&E gas pipes after the explosion that killed eight people in San Bruno. (Getty Images file photo)Prevention: State and federal officials began considering more regulations on PG&E gas pipes after the explosion that killed eight people in San Bruno. (Getty Images file photo)

Mayor Ed Lee’s campaign responds to PG&E criticism

Mayor Ed Lee’s campaign responded to criticism from mayoral candidates over his…

Workers remove the debris in San Bruno from the natural gas pipeline explosion and subsequent fire. (Examiner file photo/Mike Koozmin)Workers remove the debris in San Bruno from the natural gas pipeline explosion and subsequent fire. (Examiner file photo/Mike Koozmin)

SLIDESHOW: The cleanup after San Bruno blast

The landscape in San Bruno changed dramatically Sept. 9, 2010, when a…

Workers remove the debris in San Bruno from the natural gas pipeline explosion and subsequent fire. (Examiner file photo/Mike Koozmin)Workers remove the debris in San Bruno from the natural gas pipeline explosion and subsequent fire. (Examiner file photo/Mike Koozmin)
Lawsuit: Victims of the San Bruno pipeline disaster sued PG&E over the deadly explosion. (AP file photo)Lawsuit: Victims of the San Bruno pipeline disaster sued PG&E over the deadly explosion. (AP file photo)

Victims of San Bruno explosion will have to wait for decision on lawsuit trial

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Thursday decided to postpone…

Lawsuit: Victims of the San Bruno pipeline disaster sued PG&E over the deadly explosion. (AP file photo)Lawsuit: Victims of the San Bruno pipeline disaster sued PG&E over the deadly explosion. (AP file photo)

VIDEO: Eyewitness video of San Bruno pipeline fire

A PG&E pipeline exploded in a San Bruno neighborhood on Sept. 9,…

With San Bruno blast anniversary approaching, Mayor Ed Lee blasted over PG&E praise

With the anniversary of the deadly San Bruno gas pipeline disaster looming,…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerRebuilding efforts continue in San Bruno’s Crestmoor neighborhood

Feds point finger at PG&E for San Bruno blast

In an all-day hearing, federal investigators summed up what many residents of…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerRebuilding efforts continue in San Bruno’s Crestmoor neighborhood
National Transportation Safety Board Chair Deborah Hersman stands next to the damaged pipe from the San Bruno natural gas explosion during a news conference at the NTSB Training Center and Lab in Ashburn

Federal safety officials fault PG&E in San Bruno blast hearing

Federal investigators and safety officials tore apart Pacific Gas & Electric’s operations…

National Transportation Safety Board Chair Deborah Hersman stands next to the damaged pipe from the San Bruno natural gas explosion during a news conference at the NTSB Training Center and Lab in Ashburn

San Mateo County dispatchers at their best in an emergency

A woman with an Indian accent yells frantically into the phone, “Come!…

Revolving door between PG&E, CPUC under microscope in wake of San Bruno blast

PG&E is a for-profit company that exists to run a system the…

South San Francisco wants PG&E to reroute gas line

One effect of the San Bruno explosion is that people are much…

Budget tightening affects Peninsula Fourth of July fireworks

Bombs bursting in air cost quite a lot of money, it turns…

San Bruno explosion may be focus of criminal probe

PG&E Corp. is many things to many people: A power provider. A…

Criminal investigation opens in San Bruno blast

The San Bruno tragedy is the focus of a criminal investigation by…

San Bruno City Council discusses forming committee for anniversary of deadly explosion

The San Bruno City Council tonight will consider forming a committee that…

PG&E begins long, slow pipe-testing process

Nine down, hundreds left to go. In recent weeks, PG&E has tested…

Report rips PG&E, CPUC over factors leading to San Bruno pipeline explosion

PG&E and state regulators were more focused on “checking boxes” than on…

Everyday heroes to be honored by Bay Area American Red Cross

The Bay Area chapter of the American Red Cross is celebrating everyday…

PG&E only recently revealed previous leak on pipeline that exploded in San Bruno

The head of a federal investigation into the gas pipeline explosion in…

San Bruno explosion report blasts PG&E, CPUC

Both PG&E and its regulator have had a longstanding culture of simply…