Apr 22, 2014

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty in San Bruno Pipeline Blast

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty in San Bruno Pipeline Blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to a dozen felony charges stemming from alleged safety violations in a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban neighborhood in the...

Apr 2, 2014

PG&E Criminally Charged in Fatal San Bruno Pipeline Blast

PG&E Criminally Charged in Fatal San Bruno Pipeline Blast

Pacific Gas and Electric was charged on Tuesday with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Mar 28, 2014

PG&E: Federal Charges Likely in San Bruno Blast

PG&E: Federal Charges Likely in San Bruno Blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday the company will likely face federal criminal charges for its role in a fatal gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Oct 30, 2013

Judge Proposes $6.7M Fine for PG&E San Bruno Pipeline

Judge Proposes $6.7M Fine for PG&E San Bruno Pipeline

A judge is proposing that Pacific Gas and Electric Co. pay $6.7 million in fines for improperly declaring safe two natural-gas pipelines and using misleading records in an attempt to minimize the lapse.

Sep 10, 2013

PG&E: Pipeline Explosion Claims Will Cost $565M

PG&E: Pipeline Explosion Claims Will Cost $565M

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. expects to pay a total of $565 million in legal settlements and other claims from a deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb, the utility said.

May 24, 2013

PG&E Calls $2.25B Fine for San Bruno Blast Excessive

PG&E Calls $2.25B Fine for San Bruno Blast Excessive

The utility responsible for a deadly pipeline explosion in Northern California said Friday that the record $2.25 billion in fines being sought by state regulators is illegally excessive, but did not offer...

Feb 3, 2013

Quest for Six Denied, Ravens Beat Niners 34-31

Quest for Six Denied, Ravens Beat Niners 34-31

The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers, winning Super Bowl XLVII, 34-31. Watch NBC Bay Area and check nbcbayarea.com for more updates.

Aug 17, 2013

PG&E to Charge Customers For Pipeline Upgrade

PG&E to Charge Customers For Pipeline Upgrade

The California Public Utilities Commission today approved a plan that will allow PG&E to charge ratepayers for more than half of a $2.2 billion project to upgrade its natural gas pipelines.

Aug 16, 2013

CPU Choice to Oversee San Bruno Pipeline Settlements Blasted

CPU Choice to Oversee San Bruno Pipeline Settlements Blasted

Sen. Mitchell appointment in Calif. blast opposed

Sep 26, 2011

NTSB Gives Final Word on San Bruno

NTSB Gives Final Word on San Bruno

NTSB releases report on deadly pipeline explosion.

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