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Tue Sep 14 2010 (Updated 09/15/10)Call for Criminal Investigation of PG&E after Deadly San Bruno Fire
Tue Sep 14 2010 (Updated 09/15/10)Inferno Ignites Accusation of PG&E Criminal Negligence
Candidate for California Insurance Commissioner Dina Padilla is calling on Attorney General Jerry Brown to investigate the role of PG&E in the San Bruno fire of September 9. In a statement released to the press, Ms. Padilla asked that criminal charges be filed against PG&E saying, "I believe that PG&E is criminally negligent and is incapable in properly defending the lives and property of California residents."
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. owns the the pipeline that ruptured and ignited the conflagration that destroyed dozens of homes and killed at least 4 people. Padilla blamed lack of proper safety oversight on the corporate take-over of California public utilities, adding that the fault lies with the deregulation of industry by both Democrats and Republicans.
Residents of the San Bruno neighborhood say that they had been complaining for weeks preceding the blast of a gas smell, but that nothing was done.
Read more | Photos | Infrastructure decay in San Bruno gas explosion
Renter protections on the ballot in November to look for (1 comment) Tuesday Oct 18th 6:01 PM
Bay Area Rallies Held on International Day in Solidarity with People of Haiti Friday Sep 30th 10:52 PM
Stanford American Indian Organization Letter of Solidarity with the Standing Rock Lakota and Dakota Peoples (2 comments) Saturday Sep 10th 1:41 AM
"Palestine Film Forum" of Redwood City Tuesday Sep 6th 7:00 PM
Court Slaps Down Caltrans Highway Project in Pacifica Tuesday Sep 6th 1:47 PM
Tenants & advocates rally for families and renter protections in Burlingame Wednesday Aug 31st 6:45 PM
California Mission Foundation Tries to Declare El Camino Real a UNESCO World Heritage Site (1 comment) Monday Aug 22nd 2:25 AMMore Local News...
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Senator Ben Allen Nominated for Presidential Champions of Change Award Thursday Sep 1st 8:33 AM
Millions of Acres of Forest Will Remain Protected for Marbled Murrelets in WA, OR, CA Wednesday Aug 3rd 3:37 PM
Pre-Paid Phone "Security" Law Threatens to Make Black Lives Even Harder Thursday May 12th 9:37 PM
Apple's social plan to beat Facebook Wednesday Feb 17th 3:32 PM
Feds Launch Review of Endangered West Coast Orcas Wednesday Jan 27th 5:18 PM
'Granny Power' documentary about the Raging Grannies finished at last Friday Jun 13th 12:58 AM
Apple, the State and Social Rights Monday May 12th 6:01 AMMore Global News...
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CA Injured Workers Face Stacked Deck During Workers’ Comp Appeals Process-Injured Nurse Co (1 comment) Thursday Aug 25th 5:34 AM
Privatizer Larry Ellison worth $51.6 Billion & Oracle Moving Ahead With Charter School Sunday Aug 14th 6:25 PM
Trump Crosses The Border: Youth & Workers Speak Out In California (1 comment) Sunday May 1st 12:08 AM
Blatantly disregarding public will, Coastal Commission votes to fire executive director Friday Feb 12th 5:14 PM
Peninsula Tenants Urge your elected official to ENACT RENT CONTROL and TENANT PROTECTIONS Thursday Jan 7th 1:14 PM
LaborTech 2015 The Gig Economy, Labor Communication Media And The Smart Phone Tuesday Jun 2nd 11:11 AM
Expansion Of Offshore Drilling Or The Gulf Of Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Saturday Jun 28th 3:24 PMOpen Newswire...
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