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E-Mails Show Cozy Ties Between PG&E, CPUC
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E-Mails Show Cozy Ties Between PG&E, CPUC

Newly released emails show top California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at PG&E, as they simultaneously presided over a case to decide how much the utility should pay for a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb. Read »

3 hours ago
Dad Whose Baby Died in SUV

Dad Whose Baby Died in SUV "Made a Terrible Mistake": DA

Three months after a 9-month-old boy died in his father's SUV because he overheated, the Santa Clara County District... Read »

2 hours ago
State Sen. Calls For Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge

State Sen. Calls For Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge

A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of... Read »

5 hours ago
Rare Redwood Spared, Will Be Moved at Cost of $150K

Rare Redwood Spared, Will Be Moved at Cost of $150K

A vocal community outcry has spared the life of what may be the world's tallest albino redwood chimera, which... Read »

5 hours ago
Bryman College Files for Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses

Bryman College Files for Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses

Bryman College students were demanding answers Monday after learning their school closed all of its campuses... Read »

2 hours ago
Downed Power Line Shuts Route 85 in Sunnyvale

Downed Power Line Shuts Route 85 in Sunnyvale

The California Highway Patrol issued a Sig-Alert Monday morning when a power line fell across a major Silicon Valley... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Truck Dumps 60K Lbs. Bananas in Livermore

Truck Dumps 60K Lbs. Bananas in Livermore

A truck carrying 60,000 pounds of bananas from Mexico tipped over in Livermore on Monday morning, closing a portion... Read »

3 hours ago
Mosquito Fogging Planned in San Mateo County

Mosquito Fogging Planned in San Mateo County

A truck spraying mosquito-killing insecticide will be driving around parts of San Mateo and Hillsborough... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Two-Alarm Fire Destroys San Leandro Hair Salon

Two-Alarm Fire Destroys San Leandro Hair Salon

A two-alarm electrical fire gutted a San Leandro hair salon and sent a firefighter to the hospital Sunday morning, a... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Two People Burned in Richmond Residential Fire

Two People Burned in Richmond Residential Fire

Two people were sent to the hospital Sunday morning after a fire broke out in a residential complex in Richmond. Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Police Investigate Deadly Triple Shooting in East Palo Alto

Police Investigate Deadly Triple Shooting in East Palo Alto

Gunfire in East Palo Alto has killed a 31-year-old man and sent two women to the hospital. Read »

Jul 27, 2014
California Can't Say if It's Meeting Drought Goal

California Can't Say if It's Meeting Drought Goal

In ways big and small, the state government is conserving water to try to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's request... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
25,000 People Compete in San Francisco Marathon

25,000 People Compete in San Francisco Marathon

Thousands of people from all over the country winded their way through the streets of San Francisco bright and early... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
San Bruno to Address Illegal PG&E, CPUC Conduct in 2010 Explosion

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... Watch »

6 hours ago
Thousands Attend Great Bull Run in Pleasanton

Thousands Attend Great Bull Run in Pleasanton

From Pamplona to Pleasanton, thousands of thrill seekers tried to outrun bulls that weighed 1,500 pounds--each. Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Vegetation Fire Burns Near Park in South San Jose

Vegetation Fire Burns Near Park in South San Jose

San Jose fire and Cal Fire battled a 15-acre vegetation fire near the Almaden Quicksilver County Park in South... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Buzz Aldrin Attends Moon Landing Event in Alameda

Buzz Aldrin Attends Moon Landing Event in Alameda

Forty-five years after his iconic moon landing, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is set to reunite with the ship... Read »

Jul 26, 2014
Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

A wildfire in Northern California has forced evacuations and destroyed 10 homes and several other structures... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Vallejo Parolee Arrested in Killing, Injury of 5-Year-Old Boy

Vallejo Parolee Arrested in Killing, Injury of 5-Year-Old Boy

A 43-year-old parolee was booked on suspicion of murdering a woman in a violent attack Saturday morning in... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Plea Deals in Fight That Knocked Out Woman Near AT&T Park

Plea Deals in Fight That Knocked Out Woman Near AT&T Park

Two Sacramento men accused of knocking a woman unconscious in a drunken brawl outside of AT&T Park earlier this... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
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