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PG&E CEO Assures Utility’s Safety Issues Are Being Fixed

SAN FRANCISCO — PG&E Corp. CEO Bill Johnson blamed negligence by the company's past management for a cascade of catastrophes that killed nearly 140 people as he tried to persuade California regulators Tuesday that he is steering the utility to make safety ...

Bill Seeks State Takeover of PG&E

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric company, the nation's largest utility, would be transformed into a publicly owned company under a bill unveiled in Sacramento Monday. State Sen. Scott Wiener said t...
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Walters: Who Is Too Big to Fail?

Those to the left of the political centerline often complain — with good reason — about using taxpayer funds to bail out large corporations that are insolvent, or nearly so, due to mismanagement. The criticism erupted 41 years ago when the federal governmen...
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Assemblyman Adam Gray Demands Probe of PG&E’s Chief Regulator

SAN FRANCISCO — A state lawmaker on Wednesday demanded an extensive review of the California Public Utilities Commission to determine whether regulators’ lax oversight enabled neglect at Pacific Gas & Electric that triggered catastrophic wildfires, a messy...