Delivery workers are suing Linn Star Transfer Inc. claiming they're misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees and receive no minimum wage, no overtime and no coverage of business-related expenses despite having little control of their loads, schedules or routes.
Some lawmakers argue it's allowing the utility to benefit from what should be a penalty, but because the settlement is not technically a fine, PG&E says it can deduct the money from its federal and state taxes.
KTVU’s review of autopsies dating back five years shows that 2019 was the deadliest year since 2014 for inmate jail deaths.
The former dilapidated hotel in Oakland will soon reopen as affordable housing.
Wildfire safety complaints voiced to PG&E by a veteran lineman were ignored and led to his termination, according to a $7.6 million lawsuit filed against the bankrupt utility.
Auditors found PG&E did not properly track unspent money meant for putting power lines underground. PG&E said, prior to 2017, the company was allowed to reallocate unspent funds.
Alameda County prosecutors can no longer criminally charge Ghost Ship warehouse owner Chor Ng and her two children Kai and Eva Ng with involuntary manslaughter.
Representatives from major communications companies in California were blasted for their performance and response to the October public safety power shutoffs.
During a power shutoff or disaster, advanced warning is expected, but the patchwork of technology and lack of uniformity causes confusion across the Bay Area, forcing many alerts to be missed, delayed or lost.
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
The awards, handed out by the Society of Professional Journalists of Northern California, are in the investigative, community and explanatory journalism categories.
Wireless companies are not forced to keep you connected during a public safety power shutoff or natural disaster, which recently left thousands cut off -- unable to receive texts, calls, or contact 911.
Fire incident data obtained by 2 Investigates shows PG&E believes its equipment was involved in nearly 2,000 fires in the last five years.
SkyFOX captured video of multiple PG&E trucks and about a dozen workers performing unknown maintenance or repairs on the tower near Kincade and Burned Mountain Roads.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company said its planned power outages from October 9-12 possibly helped prevent 56 fires across northern and central California.
PG&E said its Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) from October 9 through 12 possibly help prevent 56 fires.
A few miles up a private road in Geyserville is where an equipment malfunction occurred on a Pacific Gas and Electric transmission tower, just minutes before the Kincade Fire started.
PG&E incident reports obtained by 2 Investigates shows PG&E equipment may have ignited more than 400 fires in California last year.
Organized by the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in Oakland, jail reform advocates are again imploring the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to issue a full, independent audit of the sheriff's office to bring transparency and accountability. The organization has been calling for such an audit for nearly two years.
A big chunk of money spent in the Bay Area's three largest cities aimed at trying to tackle the homeless crisis doesn't actually trickle down to the people seen living on the streets. And 2 Investigates found, that's by design.