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Brown Picks Former Aide To Lead Troubled California Utilities Commission

California Gov. Jerry Brown has named a former aide to be the next head of the troubled state utilities commission.


PG and E Holds News Conference To Discuss Most Vulnerable Pipelines

PG&E Fined $8.1M For Substandard Inspections

California regulators have fined Pacific Gas & Electric Co. more than $8 million for a contractor’s botched inspections of more than 200 welds on natural gas pipelines.


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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.


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Calif. And Canadian Utility Reach $750M Settlement

California Attorney General Kamala Harris and the Public Utilities Commission say that a Canadian utility has agreed to a $750 million refund as part of a settlement for overcharging ratepayers during the state’s energy crisis more than a decade ago.


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CBS13 Clears Confusion Over Thunder Valley Casino Bus Licensing

When CBS13 dug into the matter with Thunder Valley, the PUC changed its stance and said the casino was in compliance.



Call Kurtis Investigates: Where’s My Stuff? The Risk of Rogue Movers

When Elaine Lawrence zipped up her duffel bag eight months ago to drive to Oklahoma, she had no idea the bag and its contents would be all that’s left of her Roseville life.


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Brown Shakes Up Power Boards

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed more members to the bodies that oversee California’s utilities and energy.

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