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3 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

California far exceeds projections for coverage

Allynne Noelle, 32, preps her feet for pointe work at the Los Angeles Ballet studio.


Related Topix: California, Arts, Ballet, Healthcare Law, Law, Menlo Park, CA

4 hrs ago | The Reporter

PUC president's unethical behavior laid bare

We knew Michael Peevey was PG&E's biggest ally in fending off accountability for the deadly San Bruno explosion.


Related Topix: San Bruno, CA, Explosion, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Jimmy Hoffa file photo

Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.


Related Topix: Woodside, CA

Windsor Beacon

PG&E charged with obstruction in fatal explosion

In this Sept. 9, 2010 file photo, a massive fire following a pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif.


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

USA Today

PG&E charged with obstruction in fatal explosion

Pacific Gas & Electric is accused of lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.


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

CBS Local

PG&E Accused Of Lying To Regulators During San Bruno Pipeline Blast Investigation

Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.


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

The Campbell Reporter

South San Francisco: Homeless man pleads not guilty to attempted robbery at a Wells Fargo Bank

A 42-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to trying to rob a Wells Fargo branch in South San Francisco.


Related Topix: South San Francisco, CA, Wells Fargo , Banking, Financial Services


Facebook Just Killed One Of Its Main App's Most Popular Features

The Facebook logo is displayed outside of Facebook's new headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Menlo Park, CA, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App

KTVU Oakland

Post-San Bruno explosion e-mails show cozy ties between PG&E, regulator

San Bruno officials Monday unleashed a barrage of criticisms and demands for firings, fines and punishment after it released thousands of pages of communications by and between the CPUC and PG&E in the wake of the San Bruno pipeline blast.


Related Topix: San Bruno, CA, Explosion


Woodside: Probation for man accused of assault with shovel

Judicial proceedings have concluded for Milo Mcintosh Imrie in connection with a December 2012 incident in Woodside involving an assault with a shovel.


Related Topix: Woodside, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

The Providence to California team - Bike & Build

The town of Estes Park was visited by the Bike & Build team who is on route to California after beginning the ride in Providence.


Related Topix: Half Moon Bay, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

East Bay Express

Monday Must Reads: DeSaulnier Calls for Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge...

A new report revealed that Caltrans knowingly accepted flawed and potentially hazardous work from a Chinese firm that welded the new span and tower.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, San Bruno, CA

KTVU Oakland

Man pleads no contest to killing puppy in front of young daughter

A man accused of torturing a puppy to death in front of his 4-year-old daughter pleaded no contest to child endangerment charges in exchange for no more than three years in prison, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.


Related Topix: Redwood City, CA


Fleet Unveils An App For Late Night Rides Between Silicon Valley And San Francisco

Newcomers to Silicon Valley are often shocked at how appallingly bad the transit options between San Francisco and the rest of the region can be.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Mateo, CA, Millbrae, CA


More Six States melarkey

" In a nutshell , what have we got to lose?" Dunbar asks. "The rest of the state already ignores us."


Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, Tiburon, CA, Menlo Park, CA

San Mateo Daily Journal

Seizure-prone driver hit with another lawsuit in fatal crash

Another motorist caught up in the fatal collision caused by a seizure-prone man who refused to abide by a prohibition on driving filed a civil suit against him.


Related Topix: San Bruno, CA, South San Francisco, CA

El Observador

Undocumented East Palo Altan aims to give others a leg up

Young woman recognized at White House for her advocacy Elena Kadvany Palo Alto Weekly Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca doesn't want her story to repeat itself.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, East Palo Alto, CA, Alta, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Mosquito fogging planned in San Mateo County

A truck spraying mosquito-killing insecticide will be driving around parts of San Mateo and Hillsborough Monday evening, in an effort to combat the spread of West Nile Virus.


Related Topix: San Mateo, CA, Hillsborough, CA

The Town Talk

Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship

It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do. Rosenfeld is among thousands of aging Americans taking part in home-sharing programs around the country that allow seniors to stay in their homes and save money while getting some much-needed companionship.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), San Mateo, CA


Man Killed, Two Women Wounded in East Palo Alto Shooting

Police say they got reports of the shooting just before midnight Saturday night on Kavanaugh Drive at Gloria Way.


Related Topix: East Palo Alto, CA, Fremont, CA