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Dinner for ex-PUC chief Peevey nets $55,000 in gifts for UC Berkeley
Dinner for ex-PUC chief Peevey nets $55,000 in gifts for UC Berkeley

More than $55,000 was donated to UC Berkeley in honor of former California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey, who stepped down in December amid scandal. Representatives from eight labor unions, a rooftop solar power company and a law firm were among those who attended a retirement-celebration dinner in San Francisco on Feb. 12 for Peevey and gave donations. A disclosure document filed by the PUC shows that the organizations gave gifts of $5,000 or $10,000 to to the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley as suggested by the organizers of the dinner. Peevey, 77, was feted for his work on renewable energy and efficiency during his two six-year terms. But late...

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