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  1. California's top utility regulator defends recordRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    California's chief utility regulator ended the last scheduled public hearing of his increasingly embattled 12-year term Thursday with no explicit reference to the alleged back-channel dealings with the state's largest utility company that have marred his tenure. California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey's only public reference to the matter Thursday was an enigmatic one.

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  2. Storm leaves fallen trees, power outages in its wakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Feather River Bulletin

    ... trees and downed power lines, leaving many residents without power Thursday night and Friday. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. reported nearly 2,000 customers lost power because of the weather. Power was restored to most homes and businesses by late ...

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  3. California's top utility regulator defends recordRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Steve Zeltzer, right, speaks about California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey during public comments at a meeting of the five-member commission in San Francisco, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.

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  4. PUCa s Peevey presides over final meeting, receiving scorn and praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    State Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey presided over a raucous final PUC meeting on Thursday, receiving praise for his environmental stewardship - as well as criticism for close ties to PG&E and his role in scandals linked to a fatal explosion in San Bruno. The meeting began with two hours of praise for Peevey, but when critics complained about PG&E's controversial smart meter program, Peevey told them to be quiet and cut off their microphones.

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  5. CPUC President Says Goodbye at Last MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

    Colleagues compared Michael Peevey to President Franklin Roosevelt and the Pope in their farewell addresses to the longest serving president in CPUC history. Michael Peevey presided over his last commission meeting Thursday after serving two six-year terms as president of an agency that has been rocked by scandal in recent years.

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  6. CPUC Adopts 'Solar-Friendly' Rate for Commercial, Industrial CustomersRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PRWeb

    In a decision applauded by the Solar Energy Industries Association , the California Public Utilities Commission today approved a solar-friendly rate for medium and large commercial and industrial customers in both Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Southern California Edison's service territories. In a decision applauded by the Solar Energy Industries Association , the California Public Utilities Commission today approved a solar-friendly rate for medium and large commercial and industrial customers in both Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Southern California Edison's service territories.

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  7. Pre-dawn rally held to save Oroville Cemetery trees, but no cutting ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Protester Hellen Dennis holds up a sign as part of the protest against the cutting of historic trees in front of Oroville Cemetery Thursday in Oroville. Oroville >> About 12 Oroville residents gathered before dawn Thursday morning to save a stand of 12 trees in front of Oroville Cemetery, but were told the cutting would not happen yet.

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  8. Critic Weighs In on CPUC President's LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

    For a dozen years, Michael Peevey has occupied one of the most powerful seats in California. As president of the Public Utilities Commission, he has the power to control the companies that bill consumers for electricity, gas and water.

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  9. PUC top boss tainted by scandals set to preside over final meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    The reign of state Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey, scarred by scandals linked to a fatal explosion of natural gas in San Bruno, will soon conclude, an exit that combined with the Wednesday announcement that the PUC's executive director is also stepping down, will leave the struggling agency without its top two leaders. Peevey is due to preside over his final meeting of the five-member commission on Thursday, ending a tenure marked by his efforts to bolster green energy in California -- but tainted by evidence contained in emails that he created a culture at the regulatory agency that encouraged a cozy and accommodating relationship with utility behemoth PG&E.

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  10. PG&E Smart Grid Lab Tests Battery StorageRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

    Continuing to lead the transition from fossil fuels to renewables, California in October 2013 enacted AB2514 , legislation that requires the state's investor-owned utilities to acquire 1.325 gigawatts of energy storage capacity by 2020. Earlier this month, Pacific Gas & Electric , San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison issued their first request for proposals for energy storage assets that will help meet projected long-term local capacity requirements.

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  11. Talking points: Friends of the Earth alleges PG&E and NRC coordinated ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Times SLO

    An environmental group has alleged that members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission collaborated with Pacific Gas & Electric to spin positive information about the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. Friends of the Earth - a group that's also petitioned to have Diablo Canyon shut down over seismic issues - said in a Dec. 16 press release that PG&E and the NRC "may have worked together to counteract widespread news coverage."

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  12. Shedding Light on Problems Along Highway 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Two Rivers Tribune

    ... Hoopa couldn't wait any longer after so many accidents occurred in the past year. "OES and PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric) are trying to put lights at intersections, road encroachments, or as close as possible to intersections where pedestrians ...

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  13. Upheaval at state utilities commission seen as chance for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | San Francisco Chronicle

    ... the year "to study music." Commissioner Mike Florio 's future is the subject of speculation after Pacific Gas and Electric Co. released an e-mail from a fired vice president indicating that Florio had promised to help the company obtain a favorable ...

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  14. Comcast Names Angela Vega as New Director of Government Affairs for Central ValleyRead the original story

    Wednesday | KXVO

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  15. Experts appointed to evaluate mental state of ex-NPS professor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Contra Costa Times

    The court appointed two psychiatrists Tuesday to evaluate the mental state of former Naval Postgraduate School professor who in October pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2012 slaying of his ex-wife, said attorney Paul Meltzer. In October, Lawrence Jones changed his plea, which if convicted, could lead him to spend life in custody at a mental hospital.

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  16. Read This: Smarter charging, load leveling can save $10,000 a month in electricity costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Autoblog

    Longtime electric-vehicle drivers will tell you that, when it comes maximizing efficiency while driving, smoothness counts. And it looks like the same goes for the electricity of the buildings charging those vehicles.

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  17. PG&E and 7x7 Toast to San Francisco's Favorite CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 7x7

    The Bay Area is home to hundreds of charitable organizations making contributions, both big and small, within our community. To celebrate these efforts, Pacific Gas and Electric Company and 7x7 started an annual tradition to help shine a spotlight on one stand-out organization by naming it "San Francisco's Favorite Charity."

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  18. Man Dead After Crashing Car Into Power Pole In San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] SAN JOSE - Crews are working to clear the scene of a Tuesday night fatal crash involving a vehicle that crashed into a PG&E power pole in San Jose. Police said eastbound Yerba Buena Road will be closed at Chisin Street until 1 p.m. today due to a downed power pole.

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  19. Will PG&E (PCG) Stock React Today to This Analyst Action?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TheStreet.com

    However, the firm raised its price target to $54 from $52 on shares of the electric utilities company, saying PG&E outperformed the sector by nearly 9% since late October. Deutsche Bank analysts cited the open-ended nature of the cases regarding the company's alleged violations of state law in the aftermath of a fatal explosion in San Bruno, CA.

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  20. Man Dead After Crashing Stolen Vehicle Into Power Pole In San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] SAN JOSE - Crews are working to clear the scene of a Tuesday night fatal crash involving a stolen vehicle that crashed into a PG&E power pole in San Jose. Police said eastbound Yerba Buena Road will be closed at Chisin Street until 1 p.m. today due to a downed power pole.

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