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6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

State sets standard for hexavalent chromium in water

Causes lung, nasal and sinus cancer when inhaled. It's a probable carcinogen in unknown doses when swallowed in tap water, causing cancer in laboratory animals.

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Related Topix: 9, California, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Erin Brockovich, Energy

10 hrs ago | Petaluma360

Power lines down, streets closed in Santa Rosa

Power was lost to 5,845 Pacific Gas & Electric customers in northwest Santa Rosa on Sunday when a vehicle hit a power pole in the area of Steele and McBride lanes.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Yesterday | RecordNET

PG&E upgrading natural gas pipeline

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. began work Thursday to upgrade 4,400 feet of natural gas transmission pipeline in north Tracy along Grant Line Road between Holly Drive and North MacArthur Drive.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Tracy, CA, August, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sys-Con Media

PG&E Utilizes Advanced Design, Construction And Technology To...

Earthquake Models Help Identify Potentially Impacted Areas so Resiliency Plans, Resources and Materials Can Be Focused on Where They Will Be Needed Most /PRNewswire/ -- Serving an active earthquake region, advanced preparation for natural disasters is a top priority for Pacific Gas and Electric Company to help ensure safe and reliable operations.

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Related Topix: Energy, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Pacific Gas and Electric

San Mateo Daily Journal

Gas to be vented in Menlo Park, Redwood City Monday

PG&E will vent natural gas Monday afternoon on Marsh Road between Page and Hoover streets in Menlo Park and on Marshall Street between Main Street and Jefferson Avenue in Redwood City to allow crews to work on a pipe, according to the utility.

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Related Topix: Energy, Menlo Park, CA, Redwood City, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric

Davis Enterprise

PG&E pays taxes, fees to county, cities

PG&E paid $1.67 million in property tax to Yolo County plus franchise fees of $2.27 million to the county and its four cities, the utility reported.

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Related Topix: Energy, Yolo County, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

PG&E and East Bay cities at standoff over plan to chop down thousands of trees

A majestic Siberian elm towers over the entrance to the Pleasant Hill Cohousing community tucked at the end of Lisa Lane.

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Related Topix: Energy, Martinez, CA, Danville, CA, Lafayette, CA, El Cerrito, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

KTVN Reno

PG&E to be Arraigned in Fatal Bay Area Pipeline Blast

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials are set to appear in court on Monday to face federal felony charges involving safety violations tied to a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion

KTVU Oakland

Mudslide brings down trees on Piedmont hillside

Crews are working Friday afternoon to clear a mudslide in Piedmont that brought down several trees including one that hit power lines.

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Related Topix: Piedmont, CA, Moraga, CA, Energy

Sys-Con Media

PG&E Recognized by White House in New Climate Action Plan

A new White House strategy paper on reducing emissions of methane-a powerful greenhouse gas-named Pacific Gas and Electric Company as one of five natural gas utilities nationwide "collaborating to address key technical and regulatory factors affecting methane emission reduction opportunities from natural gas distribution systems."

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Times-Standard

Fortuna site raided ... again; 1,300 more marijuana plants taken, investigation ongoing

Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force officers are continuing to investigate a storage facility in Fortuna where they found around 1,300 growing marijuana plants in a unit on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Humboldt County, CA, Fortuna, CA, Energy

Marin Independent Journal

Construction projects underway in downtown Fairfax

Work is ongoing in downtown Fairfax to replace segments of a Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Fairfax, CA, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Mill Valley, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Contra Costa Times

East San Jose: Crash into pole knocks out power

A vehicle crashed into a power pole in Alum Rock shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday, knocking wires to the ground and turning off the lights for about 3,400 residents, according to officials with Pacific Gas and Electric.

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Related Topix: Alum Rock, CA, Energy

TurnTo23.com

300 Kern County youth being trained for jobs

Joined by Congressman Kevin McCarthy and Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County Executive Director Zane Smith, Pacific Gas and Electric Company President Chris Johns Thursday announced a partnership to help underserved youth with career education and job readiness training.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Business Wire

Fitch Upgrades San Luis Obispo County, CA's LRBs and POBs to 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

The lease revenue bonds are secured by lease payments made by the county to the authority under a covenant to budget and appropriate.

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Related Topix: San Luis Obispo County, CA, Energy, San Francisco, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

PG&E tax, fee payouts throughout California top $302 million

San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Co. says it has paid property taxes and franchise fees totaling more than $302 million to the 49 counties and 243 cities in which it operates in California.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Hercules: Sale of municipal utility ends of multimillion-dollar fiasco

Hercules has sold its municipal utility to PG&E for $9.5 million, putting an end to a decade-long, multimillion-dollar misadventure.

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Related Topix: Hercules, CA, Energy, Pinole, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric

Seeking Alpha

ModernGraham Annual Valuation Of PG&E Corp.

Benjamin Graham taught that Intelligent Investors must do a thorough fundamental analysis of investment opportunities to determine their intrinsic value and inherent risk.

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Related Topix: Energy

Marin Independent Journal

Free parking weekdays in Mill Valley until May 2

Mill Valley, the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. are working together to bring free parking to the downtown area from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays through May 2. Time limits will still be enforced.

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Related Topix: Mill Valley, CA, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, San Rafael, CA

Times-Standard

Eureka City Council mulls excessive electricity use tax; PG&E estimates $485K cost for implementation

The Eureka City Council on Tuesday directed staff to collect more data before making a decision on whether to place an excess electricity use tax on a future ballot.

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Related Topix: Energy, Arcata, CA, Eureka, CA, Humboldt County, CA

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