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Public Utilities Commission Unanimously Passes Re-Vamped Rate Structure

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  —  The Public Utilities Commission on Friday unanimously passed a rate re-vamp.

Californians who use less energy will likely be paying more. Big users will see a price decrease. 303 more words


Regulators Pass Higher Electricity Rates For Most California Residents

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Most residential customers in California will see their electricity bills increase under a new rate structure passed Friday by state regulators. 421 more words


Cologne Becomes First All-Solar Minnesota City

COLOGNE, Minn. (WCCO) – Cologne is the first city in Minnesota to get all of its electricity supplied by the sun.

City leaders inked a deal that will switch all city-owned buildings to solar power within the next two years. 349 more words


San Jose Largest City In State To Face Mandatory Water Rationing With Monthly Allotments

SAN JOSE (KCBS)— San Jose residents face mandatory water rationing with monthly allotments as soon as mid-June.

San Jose Water Company, the largest water company in Silicon Valley, made the rationing announcement on Monday. 165 more words


Cali PUC's new Orwellian rate proposal: Use less electricity, pay more

In the next four years, Californians who use the least electricity may see their utility bills go up — while those who use the most get a break. 162 more words

Sacramento Update

San Francisco Combats Drought With ‘Brown Is The New Green’ Water Conservation Campaign

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— San Francisco city officials are reaching out to the public, asking residents to do even more to help conserve water during the extended drought. 243 more words


Comcast-TW Cable Merger Debated at California Hearing

The proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger came before a public forum in Los Angeles on Tuesday, as dozens of activists and community leaders offered their owns support or opposition to the combination of two of the country’s largest cable and Internet providers. 646 more words