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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Which utilities are doing the most in clean energy? Hint: Some of them are here

Portland General Electric Inc. and PacifiCorp parent Berkshire Hathaway Energy ranked high in a new list tallying the clean energy deployment of the nation's top investor-owned utilities, produced by Ceres in partnership with Portland-based Clean Edge Inc. Two Northwest utilities are top performers in a new ranking that measures how investor-owned ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Portland General Electric, Empire Group

13 hrs ago | 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: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Nevada City, CA, Grass Valley, CA

17 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Deadly San Bruno pipeline blast keeps reverberating

On the front doorsteps of the California Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco Monday morning, the City of San Bruno released a barrage of criticisms and demands for firings, fines, and punishments aimed at the CPUC as well as PG&E for what it calls blatantly illegal conduct: secret meetings and communications out of the public view.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Energy

Mon Jul 28, 2014

SFBG Politics Blog

Exposing PG&E's other 'cozy relationship,' with Mayor Ed Lee

At least 41 emails obtained by the city of San Bruno reveal an intimate, friendly arrangement between the monopolistic power company and the regulators that are supposed to keep them in line.

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Related Topix: Energy, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Spain, World News, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

SFGate

Call 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, Energy, Explosion, Pacifica, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric

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

TheStreet.com

How Will PG&E (PCG) Stock Respond To This Analyst Action?

TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation: "We rate PG&E CORP a BUY.

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Related Topix: Energy, Financial Markets

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Water board: Hinkley water safe to drink Updated at

Twenty-one years after Erin Brockovich discovered the city's water contained high levels of hexavalent chromium , the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Hinkley residents their once-toxic water is now safe to drink.

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Related Topix: Hinkley, CA, Energy

San Jose Mercury News

San Bruno says emails expose cozy ties between PG&E and the PUC

San Bruno officials said Friday they have discovered at least 40 violations of state law in documents that prove an "illegal, cozy, and inappropriate" relationship exists between the state Public Utilities Commission and PG&E, the latest flap in the aftermath of a lethal natural gas explosion in San Bruno four years ago.

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Related Topix: Energy, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Forbes.com

Ex-Div Reminder for PG&E Corp.'s 6% 1st Preferred Non-Redeemable

Corp.'s 6% 1st Preferred Non-Redeemable will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.375, payable on 8/15/14.

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Related Topix: Energy, Financial Markets

Utility Products

SMUD wins FERC license for hydropower plant

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District received a new 50-year license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to continue operating the 688 MW Upper American River Project.

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Related Topix: Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Hydroelectric Power

JD Supra

California Law Does Not Prohibit Employers From Deducting From Exempt ...

On July 21, 2014, the California Court of Appeal's Fourth Appellate District, Division One, affirmed the trial court's decision in Rhea v.

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Related Topix: Energy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

SFGate

Brush fire in Woodside; power out for 7,500

Thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric customers were without electricity Thursday afternoon after power lines came down in the area of a brush fire near Highway 280, officials said.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Energy, San Mateo County, CA, Woodside, CA

Forbes.com

The 5 Best And 5 Worst Utilities At Renewables and Efficiency: Ceres Rankings

Utilities in states with progressive policies are leading sales of renewable energy and leading in savings from energy efficiency, according to a report released today by Ceres, a non-profit that seeks to mobilize leadership on clean energy.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Business News

SanLuisObispo.com

Downed power line near Cal Poly causes outage

UPDATE 5 p.m.: PG&E is reporting that power has not yet been fully restored to customers near Cal Poly off California Boulevard in San Luis Obispo.

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Related Topix: Energy, San Luis Obispo, CA, Boulevard, CA, Taft, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Utility work prompts San Anselmo traffic advisory

Oak Knoll Avenue between Medway Road and San Anselmo Avenue will be closed for Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

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Related Topix: San Anselmo, CA, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Silver City Sun-News

Talking Pictures: 'Erin Brokovich' is an immense story with an immense performance

Directed by the multi-talented Steven Soderbergh, "Erin Brockovich" is based on the true story of a legal clerk with no formal education in the law who helped settle one of the largest direct-action lawsuits in U.S. history.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Erin Brockovich, Celebrities, Julia Roberts, Oscars, Family, Kids, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

The Modesto Bee

Grants help get woody fuel to plants

Two wood-burning power plants in Tuolumne County are among those selected Wednesday for a federal program that helps supply the fuel.

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Related Topix: Tuolumne County, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Chinese Camp, CA, Energy, Construction, Sierra Pacific Industries, Standard, CA

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