KQED Reporter Tara Siler has covered the San Bruno gas pipeline story ever since explosion, more than seven months ago. A lot of her coverage has dealt with regulations, oversight and fines. But her story that aired this morning on The California Report focused on how people are deciding whether to stay and rebuild their […]
Morning Splash: SF Parking Rate Experiment; CFL Lightbulbs Not Getting Recycled; Will State Lawmakers Keep Car Perks?
San Francisco Parking Rates Set to Change (SF Chronicle) SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco drivers will be the focus of a nationally watched experiment to combat congestion and air pollution by regularly adjusting parking prices at curbside meters and public garages. If the city-run program, tentatively set to launch April 21, works as advertised, it […]
The National Transportation Safety Board began three days of hearings yesterday on last September’s natural gas pipeline disaster in San Bruno. Highlights of the first day’s testimony center on PG&E’s admission that after a 2006 review of automatic and remotely operated pipeline-shutoff valves, it decided that the devices wouldn’t do much to protect life or […]