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2014-07-31 00:20:19

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas & Electric Company today expressed confidence that the legal process will uphold its position that federal charges contained within a superseding indictment formally filed today are unwarranted. The charges relate to 27 alleged violations of the federal Pipeline Safety Act as well as an allegation that the company attempted to obstruct a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation following the 2010 explosion of a...

2014-07-30 04:20:37

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Attorney's Office today altered its allegations against Pacific Gas and Electric Company, filing a new indictment that will replace an indictment filed in April. According to a news release issued by United States Attorney Melinda Haag, the superseding indictment alleges that PG&E obstructed the NTSB's investigation that began immediately after the San Bruno explosion. Additionally, the superseding indictment charges PG&E with 27...

2014-04-01 20:21:08

'Nothing will distract us from our mission of providing customers and their families with the safest and most reliable natural gas system in the country' SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, pledged to stay focused on building the safest and most reliable natural gas system in the country despite what it expects will be a lengthy legal process to demonstrate that federal criminal charges filed today...

2014-03-27 16:22:28

We've learned the tragic lesson of San Bruno that safety must always come first SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), today filed a disclosure document with the Securities and Exchange Commission reporting that they expect that the federal government will bring criminal charges against the utility in connection with the 2010 San Bruno natural gas transmission pipeline accident. The...

2010-09-13 14:23:00

SAN BRUNO, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) today announced the creation of the "Rebuild San Bruno Fund," which will make available up to $100 million for the residents and city of San Bruno to help recover from last Thursday's tragic event. PG&E Corporation Chairman, CEO and President Peter Darbee and Pacific Gas and Electric Company President Chris Johns met with San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane and San Bruno residents to announce the fund and...

2008-09-27 06:00:16

By Daisy Miao Have a hankering to enjoy the great outdoors? Grab your sunglasses and hiking boots and head to a county park this afternoon. It won't cost a dime. The entry fee to San Mateo County parks is being waived today in celebration of National Public Lands Day, promoted by the National Environmental Education Foundation to educate residents about critical environmental and natural resources issues. "By making the parks free on National Public Lands Day, a growing number of people...

2008-09-19 12:00:28

By Neil Gonzales SAN BRUNO -- San Bruno Park School District campuses could look much different in the near future, depending on the outcome of a districtwide debate. For the past several weeks, district leaders and parents have been discussing the possibility of converting schools into a K-8 or other grade configuration to offer families certain advantages and help increase enrollment districtwide. That debate continued Tuesday night during a reconfiguration committee meeting attended...

2008-09-02 18:00:13

By Aaron Kinney San Mateo County officials acted to close several trails and parks Wednesday due to a high risk of fire, while at the same time opening cooling centers in the southern half of the county. County parks officials closed Sawyer Camp Trail and all footpaths along Crystal Springs Reservoir early Wednesday morning in response to a request by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, which manages the surrounding Crystal Springs Watershed. The trails will remain closed to...


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