Get SF Weekly Newsletters
Pin It

List: What else does PG&E want you to pay for? 

Wednesday, Sep 29 2010
Comments

In the tragic wake of the gas line explosion in San Bruno, PG&E is supporting a new state regulation that would require its customers to pay for damages from any future explosions that aren't covered by its insurance. What other damages would PG&E like its customers to pay for?

• The hospital bills for anyone PG&E's CEO hits with his car

• The dental work of the homeless people PG&E executives pay to fight in their maintenance station

• Anything PG&E technicians break while in your garage pretending to read your meter

• A severely burned original copy of The Egyptian Book of the Dead — don't ask questions

• One time PG&E's senior engineer got in this bar fight and hit a guy with a chair. PG&E customers need to give the guy $300

• A fine of $10,000 PG&E's accountants picked up after adding a deck to his house without getting the proper permits

• Hookers!

• PG&E's 2009 taxes

• The lobbying fees accrued from screwing the public

• Ratepayers can save themselves big money and just firebomb their own homes in the future

About The Author

Benjamin Wachs

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Slideshows

  • U2 @ SAP Center in San Jose
    Last night U2 performed the first U.S. date of it’s Innocence + Experience tour at SAP Center in San Jose. All four band members were present despite recent injuries sustained by both Bono and Edge. The sold out show took audience members on a walk down memory lane as the band revisited their roots. The innovative stage and lighting used gave the arena show an intimate feel, and engaged audience members in all sections of the venue. Photographs by Sugarwolf.
  • Bay to Breakers 2015 - NSFW
    The 103rd annual Bay to Breakers 12K race was packed on Sunday despite the cold weather. With a starting point a few blocks from The Embarcadero, people dressed as bananas, Elvis and everything in between ran west through the city and finished at the Great Highway where breakers crash onto Ocean Beach.

    Photographs by Christopher Victorio.

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed