Latest California Public Utilities Commission News

California agency says fired director made unethical hires

Aug. 31, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A high-ranking official at the California agency that regulates utility companies has been fired over several allegedly unethical hiring decisions discussed in a recent personnel audit, according to a newspaper report. The California Public Utilities Commission announced Monday it has...

California agency whistle blower claims she's being ousted

Aug. 5, 2020 6:38 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A high-ranking official at the California agency that regulates utility companies claims she's being forced out of her job for seeking to recover $200 million in fees that the agency did not collect over nearly 20 years. Alice Stebbins, the executive director of the California Public...