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3 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

NHRA raises $77,000 for Children's Charities

Charitable events combined to raise more than $77,000 for Sonoma County nonprofit groups during the 27th NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway, July 25-27.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Non-Profit, Sonoma, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

7 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Touring The Helms Pumped Storage Power Plant

The Helms Pumped Storage Plant is now 30 years old. It's an engineering marvel that's been undergoing a renovation in recent years.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

10 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Save Our Shores, PG&E remove 700 pounds of debris in beach cleanup

MONTEREY >> Save Our Shores and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. teamed up this week for the largest corporate beach cleanup in the history of the ocean conservation organization.

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14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Fitch: Recast DOJ Criminal Allegations A Continuing Risk for PG&E

The superseding criminal indictment of Pacific Gas & Electric Company for obstruction of an agency investigation and violations of the Pipeline Safety Act in connection with PG&E's role in the 2010 pipeline explosion is a continued source of headline risk and uncertainty for PG&E from a credit point of view.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Autoblog

Official: 8 automakers, 15 utilities collaborate on open smart-charging for EVs

We're going to lead with General Motors here. GM is one of eight automakers working with 15 utilities and the Electric Power Research Institute at developing a "smart" plug-in vehicle charging system.

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Related Topix: Electric Power Research Institute, Technical Services, Automakers, Honda Motor Co, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Sys-Con Media

PG&E Affirms Commitment to Safety and Expresses Confidence Legal...

The charges relate to 27 alleged violations of the federal Pipeline Safety Act as well as an allegation that the company attempted to obstruct a National Transportation Safety Board investigation following the 2010 explosion of a natural gas transmission line in "Based on all of the evidence we have seen to date and our review of the new ... (more)

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion

San Diego Reader

Peeved, to be sure

This week, two events affecting Pacific Gas & Electric, the California Public Utilities Commission , and CPUC president Michael Peevey, have ignited a firestorm of justifiable indignation.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Explosion, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

PG&E to end Hinkley programs Updated at

Pacific Gas and Electric sent letters to Hinkley residents Thursday announcing its decision to phase out bottled water deliveries and maintenance of whole house water units by Nov. 1. Jeff Smith, executive communications manager for PG&E, said the decision to phase out these programs within 90 days is based on a July 18 letter written by Lahontan ... (more)

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Hinkley, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

PG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blast

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

CBS Local

PG&E Charged With Obstruction Of Probe Into Deadly San Bruno Explosion

A federal grand jury has indicted Pacific Gas and Electric Company for allegedly obstructing the federal investigation into the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion .

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge woman accused of terrorizing

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.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Baton Rouge, LA

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.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Explosion, San Mateo County, CA, 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.

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

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

Marin Independent Journal

Marin housing shuffle: Planners drop Tam Valley sites

Tamalpais Valley residents fed up with traffic congestion got welcome news as county planning officials shuffled an unincorporated area development scenario, making key changes including dumping proposals for moderate income housing on two sites near Tam Junction.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Strawberry, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Chief of CPUC Should Resign: San Bruno Mayor

The mayor of San Bruno said Monday the head of the state's public utility commission cannot be trusted and should resign.

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

Knco radio

Squirrel to Blame for Power Outage

Pacific Gas and Electric Company officials say it was a squirrel that got into some of their electrical equipment in the Glenbrook basin that caused an outage that affected 2,205 of the utilities customers this morning.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Nevada City, CA, Grass Valley, CA

SFGate

San Bruno mayor calls for top official's removal from blast probe

A Chief of Staff of California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey advised a PG&E executive on ways to deflect a request to disclose public information.

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

News10.net

Powerhouse Science Center to re-energize community

An an old abandoned power plant in the River District will soon get new life once it transforms into the Powerhouse Science Center.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NBC Bay Area

San Bruno to Address Illegal PG&E, CPUC Conduct in 2010 Explosion

City leaders in San Bruno are expected to make a major announcement Monday, alleging a cozy relationship between PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission, according to a press release.

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

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