A pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday evening in San Bruno, police said. The identity of the victim was not immediately available pending notification of family. According to a preliminary investigation, the pedestrian was crossing outside the crosswalk, police said.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. says it will not appeal its felony convictions for violating safety laws and obstructing a federal investigation of the deadly San Bruno gas pipeline explosion, a step that the utility calls part of its renewed...Show More Summary
Check out the highly polished routines of the 2017 Golden Gate Pole Championships, held Saturday in San Bruno. [ more › ]
Check Out The $50 Million Mansion Beyoncé’ Lived In During Super Bowl 50 Last night’s Super Bowl halftime show was a pretty big drop off from last year’s Blackity-Black medley of Beyoncé and Bruno Mars. Mrs. Carter and her family
He might be (as some have said) this generation's Michael Jackson, but Bruno Mars is willing to give it all up just to have his mom back. As you may know, the 31-year-old lost his beloved mother, Bernadette San Pedro Bayot, back in 2013 when she passed away unexpectedly at the age of 55 from a [...]
A federal judge in San Francisco imposed an unusual sentence on California’s largest investor-owned utility for its involvement in the deadliest utility accident in the state’s history.
In late December, the filtration tanks at a treatment plant in San Bruno were quietly filled with millions of gallons of raw water. [...] water was drained out of Mountain Tunnel, the century-old artery connecting the Bay Area to Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, 175 miles away in Tuolumne County. [...]Show More Summary
Dynamic Signal has raised $25 million in a new round of financing to improve communications with employees, using smartphones and other tools. San Bruno, Calif.-based Dynamic Signal wants to increase employee productivity, engagement, and advocacy. Show More Summary
TweetHere’s an excellent report from the WSJ back in 1999. And here’s a more better photo than I had in back in aught-nine: Same mountain, same antennas, same general direction for the plane (except the 1998 incident occurred at night and with fog/clouds). Anyway, United Airlines took things seriously and aviation is the better for […]
TweetHere’s the new sitch, looking north from Division: I suppose a lot of parking spaces will be sacrificed at the altar of the 9 San Bruno “Rapid” [LIMITED] Project, a joint from the SFMTA’s MUNI Great Leap Forward, Comrades. And looking south from Folsom:
I’ve been interested in the prospect of real-time, 360 FPV drone flying since I first saw someone flying a drone with a headset on San Bruno Mountain. That was years ago and, as far as I know, still nobody offers the experience I’m looking for. Queen B Robotics, out of Berkeley, lets you switch between several spherical cameras
The tragic 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion served as proof of how a small pipeline leak combined with human error can cause a devastating disaster. This has led the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to propose new regulations for gas pipelines across the country in order to prevent another major pipeline catastrophe.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. wants a federal judge to throw out its convictions for safety violations uncovered during an investigation that followed the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion, arguing that there was no evidence the company...Show More Summary
This is the same company that put safety literally last on a literal list of priorities. [ more › ]
Although PG&E lists a long portfolio of actions on how it is a trusted community partner, the outcome of the San Bruno litigation shows that PG&E has a long way to go before it can truly portray itself as a responsible, people-oriented company.
The conviction of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. in federal court on Tuesday puts to rest the question of whether the state’s largest investor-owned utility broke the law before a natural gas explosion that killed eight people, badly injured 58 others and destroyed 38 homes in the Bay Area community...
Initially, prosecutors wanted $562 million. [ more › ]
Prosecutors had argued that in prioritizing profits, the company neglected to adequately maintain its pipelines, leading to the deaths of eight people in an explosion in San Bruno, Calif., in 2010.
Also, Tesla is making a pickup truck, and more from the PG&E San Bruno trial. [ more › ]
In response to the deadly natural gas explosion in San Bruno, California, the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is proposing new regulations to make pipelines safer. The regulations will go a long way toward safeguarding communities from the risks of natural gas explosions, but, if they’re done right, they could also protect the climate.