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.
A ruptured natural gas pipeline in the quiet community of San Bruno, California ignited on the evening of September 9, 2010. The resulting fire destroyed 38 homes, killed eight people, and injured many others. It was one of the biggest pipeline explosions in recent history, and it very likely could have been prevented.
This is rich. As PG&E awaits being vilified in front of a jury in the criminal trial pertaining to the infamous 2010 San Bruno cul de sac inferno, their lawyers are pulling out all the stops to try to get the charges against them reduced or dropped on a technicality ? or what they are categorizing as "tainted" evidence that must be thrown out. [ more › ]
Also, jurors in the criminal trial over the deadly San Bruno blast won't hear about victims' deaths. [ more › ]
Online video giant YouTube adds the ability to live stream 360 degree VR video; Jefferson Graham reports from YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, CA.
Will an Erin Brockovich-style movie ever come of this case? Just maybe. [ more › ]
The 94066 ZIP code comprises the area of San Bruno around Interstates 280 and 380, hugging the San Francisco International Airport. The ZIP code includes The Shops at Tanforan, the YouTube headquarters, Junipero Serra County Park, Skyline College and Crestmoor Canyon....
Also, Family Feud will be doing some casting here, and lots of longtime Oakland residents are moving out. [ more › ]
YouTube is attempting to make some noise of its own with a crop of films and shows that will be exclusively available with YouTube Red, a subscription service the San Bruno, California-based company launched last October, the AP reports. The first three movies and one series will be available via...
Attention Bay Area bargain hunters: One of those rarest of finds—a single-family home in San Francisco under $600,000—has actually come to market. In Visitacion Valley, 3244 San Bruno Ave. is a two-bedroom, one-bath with over 1,100 square feet and a sizable backyard. And, unlike other homes in this price range, the house isn’t even a
YouTube has some new real estate in its portfolio. Google’s online video site has just acquired the Bayhill Office Center from Hudson Pacific Properties in San Bruno, California for $215 million. YouTube’s new Bayhill property is right...Show More Summary
Late in 2015, incensed by the perceived lack of justice afforded to Steven Avery (as documented in Netflix’s new Making A Murderer series), someone with the initials “D.R.” sat down in San Bruno, California; typed WhiteHouse.Gov in their URL bar; and petitioned the president to pardon Avery. Show More Summary
A year ago, Michael Picker took the helm of one of the most powerful agencies in the state. The decisions of the California Public Utilities Commission, which regulates the state's investor-owned utilities, affect virtually all consumers and their pocketbooks. The beleaguered agency came under...