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PG&E Removes 3 Officials For Improper Communications With State Regulators In Rate Case

PG&E said its probe found improper emails last January between PG&E and the commission over the assignment of state officials to decide a rate case involving PG&E.

09/15/2014

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California Regulators Approve PG&E Rate Hike

California regulators have approved a nearly $2.4 billion rate hike for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers that will see the typical customer’s monthly bill increase by $7.50 starting in the fall.

08/15/2014

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$17.25 Million Fine Proposed For PG&E Misleading Records About Old Pipelines

The California Public Utilities Commission on Monday said it received the proposal from commissioner Mark Ferron; an earlier proposal called for 6.75 million in fines for the violations.

11/04/2013

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California Adopts Car-Sharing Service Regulations

Web-based car-sharing companies will have to make sure drivers undergo training and criminal background checks and have commercial liability insurance under rules approved Thursday by California regulators.

09/19/2013

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Fed Court Rules Electricity Rebates Due In Calif.

Regulators say California electricity consumers could see up to $2 billion in new refunds from energy wholesalers that profited from the state’s 2000-2001 energy crisis if a federal judge’s recommendation holds up under review.

04/04/2013

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Panel Blasts PG&E And State Regulators

A high-level, independent probing last year’s deadly California pipeline explosion says urgent reforms are needed to fix ongoing problems at the pipeline company and inside a state utility commission.

06/09/2011

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PG&E Questioned For Using Erasable Ink On Records

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. records show California regulators questioned the utility about its record-keeping practices several years before the San Bruno pipeline explosion, when they found the company was writing key documents in erasable ink.

04/29/2011

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Call Kurtis Investigation: Rogue Movers

One team of producers, two days gathering goods, junk, and personal belongings, and two three-bedroom homes — why?

CBS13–11/05/2010