Jonathan J. Cooper, Cathy Bussewitz and Garance Burke, Associated Press | PostedNov 15th - 4:14pm
A utility facing severe financial pressure amid speculation its equipment may have sparked a deadly Northern California wildfire asked U.S. energy regulators last month for permission to raise its customers' monthly bills to harden its system against wildfires and deliver a sizable increase in profits to shareholders.
Don Thompson, Associated Press | PostedNov 15th - 2:12pm
Flawed decision-making and poor contract management contributed to billions in cost overruns and years of delays in the as-yet unbuilt California's high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, state auditors said Thursday.
Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | PostedNov 15th - 2:04pm
Senate Democrats are questioning whether President Donald Trump's choice for a seat on a national energy board can be objective given his past work on the administration's plan to subsidize aging coal plants.