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55 min ago | Patch.com

Just in: PG&E Hit With Additional $1.4 Billion in Penalties For San Bruno Fire

PG&E was hit with $1.4 billion in penalties by the California Public Utilities Commission today for safety violations related to a deadly gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.

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Related Topix: San Bruno, CA, Explosion, 9

55 min ago | Los Angeles Times

PUC wants $1.4 billion fine for PG&E San Bruno blast that killed 8

California's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co., should pay a $1.4 billion fine for a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes, state regulators ruled in decisions released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Bruno, CA, Explosion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Couple charged with $2m fraud against Mighty River

The Whakamaru Dam, one of the hydro dams on the Waikato River owned by Mighty River Power.

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Related Topix: Half Moon Bay, CA

7 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

California Coastal Trail breaks ground at Half Moon Bay

After more than 20 years, the California Coastal Trail broke ground. The trail is supposed to run from the top of the Oregon coastline all the way down to Mexico.

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Related Topix: California, Half Moon Bay, CA, Monterey County, CA, Moss Landing, CA, Pacific Grove, CA, Carmel, CA

11 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Mosquito fogging set for Redwood City, Menlo Park

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus were collected on Aug. 28 in the 94063 zip code, according to the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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Related Topix: Menlo Park, CA, Redwood City, CA, West Nile Virus, Health, Science / Technology

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Pacifica Tribune

Burlingame asks: How green is gray water?

The merciless drought parching California is forcing people to confront scary questions about the state's water supply -- and search for answers.

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Related Topix: Burlingame, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Fremont Bulletin

San Leandro: BART delayed 20 minutes

BART is reporting delays of up to 20 minutes Monday afternoon due to equipment problems on the tracks near the Bay Fair station.

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Related Topix: San Leandro, CA, Daly City, CA

Cupertino Courier

Santa Clara: First-time visitor becomes Great America's 75 millionth guest

Redwood City resident Michael Prosper walked through the gates of California's Great America for the first time Monday and became the amusement park's 75 millionth guest.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Redwood City, CA

KTVU Oakland

More than arrests, citations in weekend DUI checkpoint

More than a dozen people were arrested or cited in a DUI checkpoint held over the weekend in Burlingame, police said.

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Related Topix: Burlingame, CA, Pacifica, CA

Patch.com

Part of Hwy 84 Closes Monday Due To Bicyclist Collision

Two bicyclists were hospitalized after colliding with each other near state Highway 84 in Woodside this morning, a San Mateo County sheriff's spokeswoman said.

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Related Topix: Woodside, CA

The Business Journal

The sad saga of Savannah's Salsa

Sometimes the salsa sours, even when it's headed for the shelves of Safeway. The culprit: Maybe the onions fermented.

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Related Topix: Petaluma, CA, South San Francisco, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

KRON 4

Millbrae Officials Responding to Water Main Break

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a reported water main break in Millbrae, helping to control traffic.

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Related Topix: Millbrae, CA

ABS-CBN News

Pinoy terror suspect's former cohort testifies for prosecution

REDWOOD CITY, California A twist in the trial of a Filipino accused of terrorism as the third week of Ralph DeLeon's jury trial continues.

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Related Topix: Redwood City, CA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Trial for Pinoy triple murder suspect delayed anew

REDWOOD CITY, California The trial for the undocumented Filipino man in Ohio charged in a triple murder case will be postponed for the second time.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Redwood City, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Earthquake study drifts as scientists seek money

Earthquake scientists are striving to save a pioneering project buried 2 miles under a Central Valley pasture that could one day reveal the hidden mechanics of quakes like the one that jolted Napa last week -- and the inevitable "Big One" to come.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Startups, Stanford University

Inside Bay Area

Earthquake study drifts as scientists seek money

Earthquake scientists are striving to save a pioneering project buried 2 miles under a Central Valley pasture that could one day reveal the hidden mechanics of quakes like the one that jolted Napa last week -- and the inevitable "Big One" to come.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Menlo Park, CA, Stanford University, Monterey County, CA

KRON 4

Only on Kron: Suspect Wanted in Fatal Death Of Daly City Cat

Despite attempts to rescue Panda, he succumbed to his injuries, a tragedy that has left Panda's owner wanting answers.

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Related Topix: Daly City, CA

The Fresno Bee

San Francisco exhales during a Burning Man exodusa

Here, particularly in the city's rapidly gentrifying Mission District, their neighbors were dreading something else: the moment the "Burners" come home.

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Related Topix: The Mission (San Francisco, CA), Arts, Burning Man, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, us Travel, North America Travel, Russia Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, South San Francisco, CA

InMenlo.com

Filoli gardens sparkle in the twilight, captured by photographer Frances Freyberg

Filoli in Woodside closes at 3:30 pm, except for a few days each summer when the grounds stay open into the evening for Sunset Hikes and Orchard Walks.

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Related Topix: Woodside, CA, Menlo Park, CA

The Fresno Bee

Dan Morain: Franchise bill fights for the little guy

Kathryn Slater-Carter and her husband, Ed, thought McDonald’s was a family business.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Daly City, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

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