Cell phone towers go dark during shutoff

Data voluntarily submitted by wireless companies to the Federal Communications Commission shows that more than 700 cell phone towers were down across California on Oct. 28. Brooks Jarosz reports

CPUC launches formal investigation into PG&E power shutoffs

The California Public Utilities Commission has announced a formal investigation into PG&E's historic and controversial Public Safety Power Shutoffs last month to assess whether the company's leadership properly balanced the utility's need to provide safe and reliable service.

Despite bankruptcy, PG&E continues to spend millions on lobbying

In the midst of bankruptcy, liability for wildfires and ongoing scrutiny over public safety power shutoffs (PSPS), PG&E continues to spend millions of dollars in lobbying.  The company’s latest filing with the secretary of state shows it has spent nearly $2.1 million this year to influence lawmakers, pay lobbying firms and compensate in-house lobbyists.

Planned Kaiser strike postponed following death of Kaiser CEO

A planned five-day strike by 4,000 Kaiser Permanente psychologists, mental health therapists and other medical professionals, originally to have started Monday, has been postponed in acknowledgement of the death Sunday of Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson.

Kaiser workers postpone strike after death of company CEO

Union officials representing mental health professionals at Kaiser Permanente postponed a planned five-day strike across California that was to set begin Monday in deference to today's passing of Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson.