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Facing Legal Pressure, Oakland Police Announce Tip Line, Gang Initiative

October 4, 2012 | 5:07 pm

Facing Legal Pressure, Oakland Police Announce Tip Line, Gang Initiative

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Under legal pressure, Oakland police are unveiling two new programs they hope will help fight the spike in violent crime in the city. Five men were shot to death in a 18-hour period Monday night and Tuesday in the city. At the same time, pressure is mounting on the police to account for recent shootings […]

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$200 Million? $2.55 Billion? PG&E Disputes What It Can Pay Victims

August 30, 2012 | 4:59 pm

$200 Million? $2.55 Billion? PG&E Disputes What It Can Pay Victims

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PG&E can’t afford to pay out $2.55 billion to victims of the San Bruno gas line fire, the utility’s CEO said on Thursday, disputing an analyst’s estimate. At a press conference, CEO Anthony Earley dismissed the figure, which, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, came from a consultant hired by the Public Utilities Commission. The […]

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