“If not for the requirement from the CPUC, would they have known about these leaks? Was there another leak somewhere that could have caused another tragedy?”
-Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo), on PG&E’s discovery of 38 gas leaks during an inspection

“We take any leak seriously, and any leak that creates a potential safety issue is repaired immediately.”
-Jonathan Marshall, PG&E spokesman

“A station in Palo Alto should be seen as a huge opportunity, not a problem.”
-Jumana Nabti, addressing the Palo Alto City Council, which voted against the proposed high-speed rail station at California and University avenues

“We just don’t have the streets and capacity to consider doing this at either California Avenue or University Avenue.”
-Palo Alto Vice Mayor Sid Espinosa

“The notion that somehow their fates are inextricably tied like they’re some political Thelma and Louise is absurd.”
-Marty Wilson, campaign manager for Carly Fiorina, on the relative chances of GOP candidates Fiorina and Meg Whitman

“People need to understand it’s important to stop at a red light at a right turn.”
-Barbara Pierce, City Council member in Redwood City, on the unanimous vote Monday to keep and possibly add traffic cameras at certain intersections

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