Ted Goldberg, KQED Public Media

Ted Goldberg

KQED Public Media

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Ted:

Chevron Calls to Police During Strike Prompt Pushback, Strain on Resources

The union representing refinery workers calls Chevron's police deployment a bully tactic. → Read More

Air Regulators Weigh Plan Aimed at Dramatically Cutting Bay Area Refinery Pollution

Supporters of the proposed change say the rule would cut particulate emissions from two East Bay refineries by more than 70%. → Read More

State Cites Stanford Hospital in Attack That Injured Two Psych Nurses

State regulators blame the hospital for a series of major security lapses, including a lack of guards in the unit, that enabled the attack to happen. → Read More

Lawmakers Push to Give Newsom Power to Call Fracking Moratorium, Setting Stage for Oil Industry Battle

Just this month, the governor said he doesn’t have the legal authority to impose a moratorium on fracking permits. Two key state lawmakers are willing to change that. → Read More

As Chevron Gets Ready to Appeal State Order, Kern County Spill Continues to Grow

The company says the oil field incident has resulted in release of nearly 1 million gallons of crude oil and water. → Read More

PHOTOS: Major Crude Spill at Chevron Well Site in Kern County

As oil company and state regulators assess content of spilled material, agency releases images of spill site. → Read More

San Quentin Death Row Inmate Died From Drug Overdose, Autopsy Reveals

The death of convicted murderer Miguel Magallon marks the third overdose death of a California death row inmate in five months. → Read More

How California Teens Wound Up at Pennsylvania School Accused of Battering Students

California regulators documented abusive practices at the Glen Mills Schools, outside Philadelphia, but never revoked the institution's license. → Read More

Valero's Benicia Refinery Now Target of Several Probes Into Pollution Releases

A surge of sooty, particulate-laden smoke from the Solano County facility prompted a health advisory over the weekend. → Read More

Chevron's Richmond Refinery Flaring Incidents at Highest Level in More Than a Decade

The jump in flaring incidents, which started in the last eight months, is connected to the start up of a new hydrogen plant that recently began operating at the facility, according to an air district director. → Read More

Shell to Pay $50,000 Fine for Releasing 20 Tons of Gas From Martinez Refinery

December 2016 release happened after a power outage to the facility. Environmental group calls the fine a 'gentle tap on the wrist.' → Read More

Muni Makes Safety Changes Five Months After Fatal Twin Peaks Tunnel Accident

New rules for SFMTA construction jobs come amid autopsy report that provides new details on last summer's accident. → Read More

Big Oil, Small Town: Valero's Election Influence in Benicia's Politics

Valero spent $200,000 in last year's Benicia city council election to help elect two candidates who were less critical of the company than others. That's created tension between the oil refiner and the city, leading people to question how much influence Valero should have in local politics. On Tuesday Benicia will discuss the possibility of new campaign finance laws that could limit corporate… → Read More

California Lawmakers Slam Border Patrol Over Latest Migrant Child Death

'December has been a devastating month for children in Border Patrol custody,' said U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. → Read More

Camp Fire Caused Nearly 2 Straight Weeks of Bay Area's Worst Air Quality on Record

From Nov. 8 to Nov. 20, the region was choked by dangerously high levels of fine particulate matter, ranking among the worst periods of hazardous smoke since air district started keeping such records in 1999. → Read More

PG&E Details Damage to Power Lines in Area Where Camp Fire Began

Letter to regulators suggests connector failed on steel tower. At second location, power pole had been damaged by gunfire. → Read More

Federal Labor Watchdog Investigates Contractor That Hired Replacement Marriott Workers

It's the second time the company has faced scrutiny over employment misconduct allegations by housekeepers who replaced Marriott workers during the strike. → Read More

Replacement Marriott Workers Say They Weren’t Paid, File Wage Theft Claims

'Replacement workers are especially vulnerable to workplace abuses,' said Katherine Fiester of Legal Aid at Work. → Read More

CPUC Orders PG&E to Implement Safety Improvements Amid Stormy Meeting

Dozens of speakers angrily call on the commission to let the utility go bankrupt. → Read More

San Francisco Marriott Hotel Strike 'Far From Resolution'

'We're ready to strike until hotel workers no longer have to work two or three jobs just to make ends meet,' said Unite Here Local 2 President Anand Singh. → Read More