Recent News in the 13th District

September 02, 2014

Mercury News: State regulators on Tuesday proposed a $1.4 billion penalty to punish PG&E for its role in a fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno -- but the amount is far below the $2.25 billion recommended by regulatory staff and consumer groups.

August 29, 2014

NBC Bay Area: The state Senate passed a bill Friday that would beef up security for California's electrical grid.

August 28, 2014

Contra Costa Times: SAN JOSE -- State regulators Thursday opened an investigation into the second major security breach at PG&E's Metcalf electricity substation in South San Jose amid rising criticism about how the embattled utility safeguards the region's vital electrical system.

August 28, 2014

San Mateo Daily Journal: A limousine safety bill inspired by a fatal fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge that claimed five lives awaits the governor’s signature after passage Wednesday by the state Legislature.