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  1. PUC launches probe into breach at PG&E substation in San Jose amid criticism of utilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Campbell Reporter

    State regulators Thursday opened an investigation into the second major security breach at PG&E's Metcalf electricity substation in south San Jose amid rising criticism about how the embattled utility safeguards the region's vital electrical system.

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  2. Aug. 24 Readers' lettersRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    Gov. Jerry Brown is defending California Public Utilities President Michael Peevey, whose agency has sent the equivalent of love letter emails to PG&E after the San Bruno explosion.

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  3. PG&E Ceo Anthony Earley says utility won't be bankrupted by fines from pipeline explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    PG&E believes it can withstand expected fines of up to $3.6 billion resulting from the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno without having to file for bankruptcy, the utility's top executive said Wednesday.

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  4. PG&E target of new federal grand jury probeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    Federal court sources said Tuesday that a new grand jury probe of PG&E is underway.

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  5. PG&E pleads not guilty in gas explosion case, San Bruno demands PUC preserve computer drivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    San Bruno City Manager Connie Jackson, right, talks to the media regarding a federal indictment given to PG&E at the federal courthouse in San Francisco, Calif.

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  6. Aug. 18 Readers' letters: CalPERS, the value of political debates and PG&E's rate hikeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    Readers of "CalPERS prepares to undermine statewide pension changes," should know anti-spiking provisions of the new pension reform laws are not being changed.

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  7. PG&E gets go-ahead from PUC to raise residential rates 5.8 percentRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    PG&E residential customers can expect a 5.8 percent increase in their gas and electricity bills starting in September following a decision Thursday by state regulators about the utility's request for higher power rates.

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  8. John Horgan: True family ties in a San Bruno neighborhoodRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Oakland Tribune

    What's the definition of a family? Maybe it's not as cut-and-dried as we might have thought.

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  9. PG&E natural gas rates could be reduced slightly under a new proposalRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | San Jose Mercury News

    PG&E ratepayers will receive slightly reduced bills for natural gas, starting next year, the utility said Tuesday, because of lower-than-expected expenses for a pipeline safety improvement program undertaken in the wake of a fatal explosion in San Bruno nearly four years ago.

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  10. San Mateo County district seeks voter approval of $388 million bond for buildings at its 3 collegesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | The Campbell Reporter

    The San Mateo County Community College District will ask voters Nov. 4 to approve a $388 million bond measure to pay for the modernization, renovation and construction of buildings on all three of its campuses.

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  11. Shareholders lawsuit over PG&E explosion in San Bruno can proceedRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | The Campbell Reporter

    A shareholders lawsuit against PG&E over its role in causing a fatal explosion in San Bruno will be allowed to proceed, a judge ruled Monday, potentially providing a fresh source of information that could be used by prosecutors in the criminal case against the embattled utility The litigation was filed in October 2010 by shareholders of PG&E ... (more)

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  12. Prosecutors raise legal stakes for PG&E in San Bruno criminal trialRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    The potential consequences facing PG&E for the lethal 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno have intensified with a new criminal indictment against the utility, which now must fend off an obstruction of justice charge along with additional counts of regulatory violations.

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  13. San Bruno police arrest armed robbery suspectRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | The Campbell Reporter

    San Bruno police report that the suspect in an armed liquor store robbery is now in San Mateo County Jail.

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  14. PUC judges to issue proposal for fine against PG&E in San Bruno caseRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    State regulatory judges are expect to issue proposal during August or September for the fines and punishments that PG&E should receive in connection with its role in the fatal explosion of a natural gas pipeline in San Bruno nearly four years ago, according to an official notice posted Thursday.

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  15. Mark Toney: Holding PG&E accountableRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    If PG&E put the same level of commitment into public safety as it does into saturating the airwaves, billboards, newspapers, and our mailboxes with gorgeous advertisements trumpeting their community values--our gas pipelines would be the envy of the world.

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  16. PG&E shares plunge as investors ponder new criminal charges over San Bruno explosionRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    PG&E shares plunged on Thursday, amid a slump in profits that were weakened by expenses related to improvements to its natural gas system, under scrutiny following a fatal explosion in San Bruno nearly four years ago.

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  17. PG&E calls criminal charges against agency 'unwarranted,' says it didn't break the lawRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Just hours after PG&E was indicted by a federal grand jury on criminal charges, among them obstruction of justice, the agency released a statement calling the charges "unwarranted."

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  18. Mercury News editorial: PUC president's unethical behavior laid bareRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    We knew Michael Peevey was PG&E's biggest ally in fending off accountability for the deadly San Bruno explosion.

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  19. Emails show PG&E and regulator have 'illegal, unethical relationship,' San Bruno official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    The blast site at Earl Ave. and Glenview Dr. in the Crestmoor neighborhood in San Bruno is photographed on Aug. 22, 2011.

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  20. San Bruno demands fines against PG&E and shakeup at PUCRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    San Bruno on Monday demanded that PG&E be fined and that the powerful president of the state Public Utilities Commission be removed for what the city claims is an array of improper, illegal and unethical communications between the utility and the agency that oversees it.

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