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  1. PG&E customers to face higher monthly bills during early 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    PG&E customers can expect to ring in the New Year with a 2.8 percent increase in their monthly bills during the first two months of 2018, the utility giant proposed in a regulatory filing on Friday. In the rate filing, PG&E asked that the state Public Utilities Commission defer an annual recalculation of monthly bills until March 1. Normally, the recalculation leads to the increase going into effect on Jan. 1. PG&E's proposal would produce a 0.5 percent increase in January and a 2.3 percent jump in early March.

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  2. Bay Area Uber driver shot after picking up passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SAN BRUNO >> An Uber driver was shot on Interstate 380 in San Bruno overnight Sunday shortly after picking up two passengers at San Francisco International airport, according to the California Highway Patrol and media reports. The female Uber driver was in a Toyota Camry with two passengers on westbound Interstate 380 when gunshots were fired at about 11:10 p.m., according to CHP Officer Vu Williams.

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  3. K-12: a Tidal wave of expensesa in looming California school budget crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SAN JOSE >> Faced with significant salary hikes and ballooning health benefit and pensions, school districts across the state scrambled to balance their budgets at the end of the fiscal year. Current and looming money problems beset school districts small and large, from tiny San Bruno Park - deemed by the state to be at risk of insolvency - to the 41-school San Jose Unified, which expects to cut 150 jobs before school reopens in August.

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  4. Big shift for California community colleges: Remedial classes fail studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    For the last two years, a group of community colleges in California have been revamping their approach to remedial math and English courses, and students like Paulo Romero are starting to feel something his friends at other schools are not: hope. A native of Peru who moved to the U.S. when he was 12, Romero knows what it's like to be told you're not ready.

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  5. Why your PG&E bills are headed higher, againRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SAN FRANCISCO >> PG&E customers' bills are headed higher by an average of $1.65 a month, state regulators decided Thursday, the same day a consumer group warned that the utility is seeking even higher bills to cover costs for decommissioning the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. The state Public Utilities Commission on Thursday voted to approve a settlement involving 15 parties, including PG&E, that enables the utility to raise gas and electricity bills by 1 percent.

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  6. Court OKa s $90 million PG&E San Bruno explosion settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SAN BRUNO >> A San Mateo County court has given preliminary approval to a $90 million settlement with PG&E shareholders to settle lawsuits that blamed a fatal explosion in San Bruno on the company's mismanagement, attorneys said Friday. The deal not only provides cash to shareholders affected by the investment aftermath of the blast, it also requires PG&E to undertake changes to its culture and gas operations aimed at preventing a repeat of the lethal San Bruno disaster that killed eight people in September 2010, the attorneys said.

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  7. PG&E execs land pay raises despite criminal conviction, bill spikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    PG&E bestowed pay raises on several executives during a year in which the company was convicted of crimes related to the fatal San Bruno explosion and amid spikes in monthly bills for customers, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday. Geisha Williams, who was president of the utility's electricity operations during the company's 2016 conviction, harvested $4.2 million in total direct compensation, PG&E disclosed in an official filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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  8. PG&E gas-bill spikes are targeted by proposed legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Customers of PG&E and other big utilities would gain relief from wild gyrations in natural gas bills during winter under proposed legislation, state Sen. Jerry Hill, the bill's author, said Monday. “The spikes in gas bills in the wintertime are the big concern,” Hill, a San Mateo County Democrat, said Monday.

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