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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California State Capitol on March 13, 2019 in Sacramento, California.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
December 13, 2019 - 11:28 am
Governor Newsom must decide today whether or not to approve PG&E's $13.5 billion settlement with a committee representing fire victims. The settlement was announced Friday and is a key part of the company’s reorganization plan to emerge from bankruptcy. “There are definitely things in this deal...
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San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Calls for Changes To Energy Utility
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Keith Menconi
December 05, 2019 - 3:01 pm
A coalition of local government officials are rallying behind San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo’s call to transform PG&E into a customer owned co-op. The proposal has gained considerable support since its initial announcement last month. Now, 114 elected officials representing millions of PG&E...
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n aerial view of a neighborhood destroyed by the Camp Fire October 21, 2019 in Paradise.
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Tim Ryan
December 03, 2019 - 11:48 am
A new report by the California Public Utilities Commission found 12 safety violations by PG&E that were linked to the deadly Camp fire in Paradise last year.
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: The Sebastiani Theatre and much of downtown remained dark on October 10, 2019 in Sonoma, California. Power outages were scheduled as preemptive moves by PG&E to address hot, dry and windy weather and the risk of wildfires, according to the company.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
November 20, 2019 - 10:53 am
Pacific Gas & Electric has again preemptively shut off power to hundreds of thousands of Californians, in an attempt to reduce fire danger from its equipment during windy and dry weather. The for-profit utility cut says an estimated 150,000 customers in 18 counties could be impacted, which...
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nalysts at the Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Wildfire Safety Operations Center monitor a wildfire on August 05, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 19, 2019 - 10:02 am
More parts of the Bay Area have been added to PG&E's map showing where electricity could be intentionally cut while there's a high threat of wildfires. Possible power shutoffs were extended to parts of San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties. In all, 303,000 customers in 25 counties...
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All News KCBS Radio
November 18, 2019 - 12:41 pm
PG&E customers in Alameda, Contra Costa and Marin counties are now included in a growing list of areas where electricity could be intentionally cut later this week, the company said Monday. There are 264,000 customers who could lose power starting Wednesday as strong winds blow through 22 dry...
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Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) workers remain at the scene of a three-alarm fire that started after a construction crew hit a gas line on February 07, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 13, 2019 - 1:17 pm
The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously ordered an investigation into PG&E’s multiple deliberate power outages that plunged millions of people into the dark last month.
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Shady Oak Barrel House brewery in Santa Rosa announced the release of a beer that used an obscenity to criticize PG&E.
Shady Oak Barrel House
All News KCBS Radio
November 12, 2019 - 10:29 am
A Santa Rosa brewery has apologized after launching a beer with a name that used an obscenity to criticize Pacific Gas & Electric. Shady Oak Barrel House faced a cavalcade of criticism after announcing the debut of its "F*** PG&E" pale ale on Nov. 6. Angry commenters condemned the beer...
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Harriett Plummer Aquatics Swim School in Lafayette destroyed by fire
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All News KCBS Radio
November 08, 2019 - 5:52 pm
Authorities have determined that fires started in Lafayette in October were caused by PG&E equipment failure. KCBS Radio's Jim Taylor spoke with Steve Hill of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District to get the details.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 05, 2019 - 2:42 pm
It’s not unusual for PG&E to spend money lobbying. Last year the utility spent nearly $10 million to push its agenda with officials in Sacramento This year, even in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings, PG&E still spent more than $1.3 million from July to September, more than twice as much...
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