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How Much Could PG&E’s Rates Rise? What You Need to Know.

Pacific Gas and Electric’s customers were warned about the cost of massive wildfires that it may have sparked. Even before California’s largest utility filed bankruptcy proceedings at the start of the year, lawyers, policymakers and consumer advocates all caut...

PG&E Offers $105M ‘Wildfire Assistance’ Plan

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric says it will set up a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility's equipment. In a court filing Wednesday, PG&E s...
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Looming Wave of Sex Abuse Cases Poses Threat to Boy Scouts

NEW YORK — The lawyers' ads on the internet aggressively seeking clients to file sexual abuse lawsuits give a taste of what lies ahead this year for the Boy Scouts of America: potentially the most fateful chapter in its 109-year history. A bankruptcy by the...
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Troubled PG&E Names New Chief Executive, Board

The Pacific Gas & Electric logo on a sign at their customer center in Hayward. (AP File) SACRAMENTO — The troubled California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. named a new chief executive and boa...
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Gov. Newsom Criticizes PG&E’s Plan for New Board

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. plans to remake its board of directors with hedge fund financiers and people who have little experience in utility operations and safety, and he urged the utility's l...