Protesters call for public takeover of PG&E, shut down CPUC meeting

By : sfexaminer – excerpt

Protesters calling for the public takeover of PG&E shut down a California Public Utilities Commission meeting in San Francisco Thursday morning in an act of civil disobedience.

Following the public comment portion of the meeting, at which a dozen or so protesters spoke about PG&E’s safety record and its role in wildfires in 2017 and 2018, demonstrators began loudly chanting and holding up a banner to prevent the meeting from continuing.

California Highway Patrol officers escorted several protesters from the auditorium. One person had to be dragged from the room, although no arrests were made… (more)


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