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San Francisco Chronicle
How the drought boosts your utility bills, and global warmingBy starving California’s hydroelectric dams of water, the state’s four-year dro
How the drought boosts your utility bills, and global warming
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
By starving California’s hydroelectric dams of water, the state’s four-year drought has cost consumers an extra $2 billion in utility bills and pushed up greenhouse gas emissions from power plants by 10 percent, a new study finds. As the Sierra... Read more
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Orange County Register
Our eroding coastline: Recent storms are reshaping beaches, and some are getting tougher to visitEight-year-old Phoebe DeMoss chases her puppy down a sandy cliff that a month a
Our eroding coastline: Recent storms are reshaping beaches, and some are getting tougher to visit
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
Eight-year-old Phoebe DeMoss chases her puppy down a sandy cliff that a month ago was a flat, dirt parking lot and hangout spot for surfers at San Onofre State Beach. Trailed by her father, Bob, she heads toward a 10-foot concrete pillar topped with... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
New Judge In San Onofre Case Has Past Experience With San Diego Utility IssuesPacific surf rolls in under the nuclear reactors of the San Onofre Nuclear Gene
New Judge In San Onofre Case Has Past Experience With San Diego Utility Issues
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
Pacific surf rolls in under the nuclear reactors of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in northern San Diego County, April 25, 2001. A state regulatory judge — newly assigned to the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station case — has a history... Read more
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Orange County Register
City backs bill to move San Onofre wasteSan Clemente’s City Council declared this week that it’s time for the federal g
City backs bill to move San Onofre waste
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
San Clemente’s City Council declared this week that it’s time for the federal government to let interim storage sites collect radioactive waste being held near populated areas at the retired San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. “We all want it... Read more
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Orange County Register
Pioneers in women's surfing not forgottenI was out surfing this morning and noticed there were about two times as many g
Pioneers in women's surfing not forgotten
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
I was out surfing this morning and noticed there were about two times as many girls than guys in the lineup. That is getting more common these days – surfing is truly a coed sport. And the skill level of today’s top female surfers is very, very... Read more
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The Valley Chronicle
Will PUC cave to yet another big, brazen utilityThose fires would eventually kill 13 persons, even more than the notorious natu
Will PUC cave to yet another big, brazen utility
The Valley Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Those fires would eventually kill 13 persons, even more than the notorious natural gas pipeline explosion that came about three years later in San Bruno, which ever since has plagued the state's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric. Physical... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Alleged drug traffickers facing charges Thursday after pair of Border Patrol bustsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - A married couple and a pair of brothers were facing charges
Alleged drug traffickers facing charges Thursday after pair of Border Patrol busts
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - A married couple and a pair of brothers were facing charges Thursday in connection with two separate drug busts at Border Patrol checkpoints in San Diego County. In the first of the busts Tuesday, agents at the checkpoint on... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Tear down the PUC: Legislators want to overhaul California regulatorSaying California’s utilities regulator has failed, lawmakers are seeking a con
Tear down the PUC: Legislators want to overhaul California regulator
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Saying California’s utilities regulator has failed, lawmakers are seeking a constitutional amendment that would allow them to dismantle and rebuild the embattled California Public Utilities Commission. “Everybody recognizes the system is broken,”... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Massive storm cleanup effort underway across San Diego8 Weather Update: February 2, 2016 (6:00 a.m.) SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Cold weather
Massive storm cleanup effort underway across San Diego
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
8 Weather Update: February 2, 2016 (6:00 a.m.) SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Cold weather and frost are expected early Tuesday in parts of San Diego County. A National Weather Service frost advisory for the valleys is scheduled to expire at 8 a.m. Tuesday.... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Smokey Image cruises to victory in Cal Cup Derby at Santa Anita ParkARCADIA >> Much like his older California-bred counterpart California Chrome tw
Smokey Image cruises to victory in Cal Cup Derby at Santa Anita Park
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
ARCADIA >> Much like his older California-bred counterpart California Chrome two years ago, Smokey Image made short work of the opposition in Saturday’s $250,000 California Cup Derby at Santa Anita Park. On an overcast afternoon when Santa Anita... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Smokey Image cruises to victory in Cal Cup Derby at Santa Anita ParkARCADIA >> Much like his older California-bred counterpart California Chrome tw
Smokey Image cruises to victory in Cal Cup Derby at Santa Anita Park
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 10 days ago
ARCADIA >> Much like his older California-bred counterpart California Chrome two years ago, Smokey Image made short work of the opposition in Saturday’s $250,000 California Cup Derby at Santa Anita Park. On an overcast afternoon when Santa Anita... Read more
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Orange County Register
Want to visit Camp Pendleton? New security measures will make it tougherCAMP PENDLETON – Recently Bob Crittendon was among dozens of volunteers giving
Want to visit Camp Pendleton? New security measures will make it tougher
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
CAMP PENDLETON – Recently Bob Crittendon was among dozens of volunteers giving turkeys to Marine families who live at Camp Pendleton’s north end. He and others drove to the Basilone Gate. There they showed their driver’s licenses to a Marine sentry... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Time to Save the Coast--Again. CategoryThe recent death of Berkeley’s beloved Sylvia McLaughlin, one of the three wome
Time to Save the Coast--Again. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 11 days ago
The recent death of Berkeley’s beloved Sylvia McLaughlin, one of the three women who are honored for saving our equally beloved San Francisco Bay from being filled in by Berkeley speculators and their cronies, prompted me to think about what it might... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
San Onofre Power Plant closure sparks lawsuitSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - How do you feel about paying billions of dollars for the mis
San Onofre Power Plant closure sparks lawsuit
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - How do you feel about paying billions of dollars for the mistake of giant corporations? It happened to taxpayers during the bail out of banks. Now it's happening to electric customers here in Southern California. We're talking... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California man gets 23 years for bizarre assault, chaseSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A California man will spend two decades in prison afte
California man gets 23 years for bizarre assault, chase
KTVN Reno / Posted 13 days ago
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A California man will spend two decades in prison after admitting to a bizarre attack on an acquaintance and fleeing police in a stolen car. The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/1ZSROOg ) that 42-year-old Julian... Read more
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Orange County Register
Man who shot another, stole a car and evaded police in Dana Point gets 23 years in prisonSANTA ANA – A 42-year-old man who shot an acquaintance before stealing a car an
Man who shot another, stole a car and evaded police in Dana Point gets 23 years in prison
Orange County Register / Posted 14 days ago
SANTA ANA – A 42-year-old man who shot an acquaintance before stealing a car and eluding police in Dana Point pleaded guilty Tuesday to assault with a semiautomatic firearm and was immediately sentenced to more than 23 years in prison. Julian St.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
PUC mess: Did Brown play role?Jerry Brown distances himself from embarrassing situations in the state governm
PUC mess: Did Brown play role?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
Jerry Brown distances himself from embarrassing situations in the state government he ostensibly commands, never adopting Harry Truman’s “the buck stops here” attitude. “I mean, look, s--- happens,” Brown infamously said three years ago, while... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California senate backs Public Utilities Commission reformsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state Senate has approved two bills aimed at reig
California senate backs Public Utilities Commission reforms
KTVN Reno / Posted 14 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state Senate has approved two bills aimed at reigning in the California Public Utilities Commission following allegations that the powerful agency is too cozy with the utilities it regulates. The Senate's unanimous... Read more
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East Bay Express
Judge Orders State to Justify Withholding Brown’s Emails; Experts Question Whether Raiders’ Oakland Plans Will WorkTuesday Must Reads: By Robert Gammon click to enlarge1. A San Francisco judge
Judge Orders State to Justify Withholding Brown’s Emails; Experts Question Whether Raiders’ Oakland Plans Will Work
East Bay Express / Posted 14 days ago
Tuesday Must Reads: By Robert Gammon click to enlarge1. A San Francisco judge has ordered the California Public Utilities Commission... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Judge rules for review of California utilities emailsSAN DIEGO (AP) - A lawsuit aimed at forcing California regulators to release do
Judge rules for review of California utilities emails
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A lawsuit aimed at forcing California regulators to release dozens of emails with the governor regarding the San Onofre nuclear plant failure will continue. The Union-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1nME6R4 ) that San Francisco... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Roundtable: Many Questions Remain In San Onofre DebacleThis month marks the fourth anniversary of the radiation leak that eventually s
Roundtable: Many Questions Remain In San Onofre Debacle
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
This month marks the fourth anniversary of the radiation leak that eventually shut down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. All along the path to the settlement, ratepayer interests were in question at the state level by those whose job it... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Op-Ed: One PUC Embarrassment Gone, but Probes ContinuePosted Jan. 21, 2016, 11:06 amMirror Staff Tom Elias - Special to The Mirror
Op-Ed: One PUC Embarrassment Gone, but Probes Continue
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
Posted Jan. 21, 2016, 11:06 amMirror Staff Tom Elias - Special to The Mirror Here’s the bottom line on the significant but under-publicized retirement of Melanie M. Darling, the California... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Federal Authorities Do Little To Punish San Onofre Over ClosurePacific surf rolls in under the nuclear reactors of the San Onofre Nuclear Gene
Federal Authorities Do Little To Punish San Onofre Over Closure
KPBS San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
Pacific surf rolls in under the nuclear reactors of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in northern San Diego County, April 25, 2001. Congress created the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 1974 to oversee nuclear power plants and to protect... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
State Accountability Scarce Four Years After San Onofre LeakThere’s a watchdog agency, a U.S. senator, a governor and a state attorney gene
State Accountability Scarce Four Years After San Onofre Leak
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 days ago
There’s a watchdog agency, a U.S. senator, a governor and a state attorney general. The California Public Utilities Commission is the beat cop for the state’s utilities. “The problem is they’ve behaved more as if the FBI had put John Gotti in... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Oceanside Takes Stand On Relocating San Onofre's Nuclear WasteSurfers pass in front of the San Onofre nuclear power plant, June 7, 2013. An
Oceanside Takes Stand On Relocating San Onofre's Nuclear Waste
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
Surfers pass in front of the San Onofre nuclear power plant, June 7, 2013. An Oceanside city councilman said he will work with North County cities to support moving spent nuclear waste from San Onofre to an interim site in Texas. The Oceanside City... Read more

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