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  1. SF Bay herring fishermen sue PG&ERead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Fisherman

    More than 50 acres of residential and tourist areas in San Francisco have been contaminated by toxic chemicals from former PG&E refineries that operated along the northern waterfront more than a century ago, a federal complaint alleges. The complaint filed on behalf of the San Francisco Herring Association, a group of about 50 commercial herring fisherman, and a Marina property owner against PG&E on Tuesday in U.S. District Court additionally charges that the utility giant hasn't adequately addressed the contaminants over the decades.

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  2. Like Advisor, Like Son: Joining the PracticeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | On Wall Street

    ... bill collector during college. My first job out of graduate school was in the treasurer's office at Pacific Gas and Electric. The biggest break I ever got was when senior management turned down one of my financing proposals. I told a friend who ...

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  3. Bay Area Fishermen Sue PG&E Over Fisherman's Wharf ContaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Some Bay Area fishermen are suing Pacific Gas & Electric, claiming the utility is responsible for massive contamination in and around Fisherman's Wharf. Gashouse Cove Marina got that name for a reason.

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  4. Downed wires on Highway 1 spark small fire in CastrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    CASTROVILLE >> A small vegetation fire started on Highway 1 Tuesday afternoon when two vehicle crashed into a pole and knocked down some wires. The fire was reported near The Thistle Hut at 3:45 p.m. and Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

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  5. TUC Radio: Shut Down the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant (ONE of TWO), Segment 1Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

    The former Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspector for the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, Dr. Michael Peck, wrote a statement held secret by the NRC until recently that seismic, tsunami and fire issues at the plant are so serious that Diablo Canyon needs to shut down until they are fixed. The NRC and the owner, Pacific Gas and Electric, disagree in their September 10, 2014, statements.

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  6. San Bruno Explosion Was'Relevant,' Judge Tells PG&ERead the original story

    Yesterday | Courthouse News Service

    References to the pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a neighborhood will remain in an indictment against Pacific Gas and Electric, a federal judge ruled Monday. The ruling comes after a month-long battle in which PG&E tried to strike the mentions to the 2010 San Bruno explosion, claiming that the references were irrelevant to the obstruction charges and could prejudice the jury.

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  7. Thomas D. Elias column: If Brown reappoints PUC chief he'll be thumbing his nose at consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    How concerned will Gov. Jerry Brown be with the well-being of ordinary Californians in the new term he's widely expected to win next month? How much will he pander to the interests of large corporations? The first answer to those questions will come near the end of this year, when Brown either reappoints Michael Peevey to another six-year term as president of the powerful state Public Utilities Commission or jettisons him due to a wide public perception that the commission has become routinely corrupt during Peevey's 12-year tenure. Peevey's presence on the commission, which regulates natural gas and electric utility companies and their rates except where utilities are municipally owned, has long seemed a conflict of interest.

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  8. Drought Video CollaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Tuolumne Utilities District have put out a new video highlighting how different partners are working together to dealing with the drought. The video titled "Partnering during the Drought" is two minutes and was filmed in July at Lyons Reservoir.

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  9. Oakley candidates want businesses, jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    How to attract economic-boosting businesses and generate more living-wage jobs for Oakley dominated the round-table discussion among City Council candidates at a recent Contra Costa Television electionforum. The debate in which four of the five candidates faced off was moderated by Bay Area News Group columnist Tom Barnidge.

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  10. Thomas Elias: PUC chief will be early test of next Brown termRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    How concerned will Gov. Jerry Brown be with the well-being of ordinary Californians in the new term he's widely expected to win next month ? How much will he pander to the interests of large corporations? The first answer to those questions will come near the end of this year, when Brown either reappoints Michael Peevey to another six-year term as president of the powerful state Public Utilities Commission or jettisons him due to a wide public perception that the commission has become routinely corrupt during Peevey's 12-year tenure. Peevey's presence on the commission, which regulates natural gas and electric utility companies and their rates except where utilities are municipally owned, has long seemed a conflict of interest.

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  11. Judge denies PG&E request to remove San Bruno explosion references from federal criminal trialRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | SiliconValley.com

    PG&E's attempt to remove from its federal criminal trial all references to a fatal explosion of natural gas in San Bruno has been denied by a U.S, District Court judge, just weeks after the anniversary of the disaster. As a result, references to the San Bruno explosion will remain part of the indictment and the case against PG&E, which could lead to a fine of $1.13 billion.

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  12. Rains Prevent King Fire From Damaging Power, Water InfrastructureRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    ... of electricity generation in the area, but only 17 MW of capacity was shut down because of a downed Pacific Gas and Electric power line, which carries electricity from the utility's French Meadows substation. "The rest of our generation capabilities ...

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  13. Citing High Costs to Ratepayers, Friends of the Earth petitions CPUC...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    In its petition filed today with the California Public Utilities Commission, Friends of the Earth called the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant too expensive to operate and called for its replacement with cheaper and more reliable renewable energy sources, by 2018. Friends of the Earth's complaint points out that despite a history of huge cost overruns and rate increases to pay for them, Diablo Canyon will also need additional billions of dollars to comply with water quality and safety upgrades.

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  14. Watch California Debt Clock onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    California is in dire straits. Governor Brown has wreaked havoc with untold financial and social handouts that can't be paid by the working people of this state.

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  15. IPKeys to Provide Energy Demand Response Aggregation ServicesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    ... capacity in PJM and NAPP's demand response (DR) contracts in Southern California Edison and Pacific Gas and Electric territories. "We are delighted to join forces with Laurie Wiegand-Jackson's NAPP organization," said Robert Nawy, Managing Director ...

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  16. Bruce Maiman: Think about rail before developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    I was ready to be sufficiently angry about our inefficient approach to expanding light rail. Regional Transit's extension of its Meadowview line to Cosumnes River College is long overdue, but as RT General Manager Mike Wiley recently pointed out, the project was costly because it had to squeeze through an established neighborhood.

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  17. Father, Son Found Dead In Mountain View Apartment With Gas Leak IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS Local

    ... it was not a natural gas leak as authorities originally suspected. The odor persisted even after Pacific Gas and Electric shut off gas service at 2025 California Street. That building and 2017 California Street were both evacuated shortly after 6 ...

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  18. Father, Son Found Decomposing In Mountain View Apartment With Gas Odor IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS Local

    ... it was not a natural gas leak as authorities originally suspected. The odor persisted even after Pacific Gas and Electric shut off gas service at 2025 California Street. That building and 2017 California Street were both evacuated shortly after 6 ...

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  19. Many firefighters sent home as rain helps contain King fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The King fire burning in the Sierra Nevada near Placerville has largely stopped growing, thanks in part to weekend rains, and thousands of firefighters have been sent home. On Sunday, the fire stood at 97,099 acres and was 87 percent contained, said fire spokesman Jim Mackensen.

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  20. PUC commissioner Michael Picker is determined to push safety agendaRead the original story

    Sunday | Los Angeles Times

    PG&E was indicted by the federal government on 12 alleged safety violations stemming from a 2010 natural gas explosion in San Bruno, Calif., that killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes. The California Public Utilities Commission was caught flat-footed by the explosion.

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