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Unfortunately, the Rosy Picture Painted by PG&E's Ads Just Isn't True
  All of us in northern California have been subjected to a barrage of advertising from PG&E designed to convince us that PG&E is putting safety first. Diverse workers wax eloquent about their commitment to safety and the wonderful company they work for. But recent CPUC citations of PG&E for violations of safety rules tell a very different story, one not nearly as attractive as the company’s slick ads.
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California Privacy Advocates Urge Defeat of Federal Data Breach Notice Bill
California Privacy Advocates Urge Defeat of Federal Data Breach Notice Bill
  SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six California privacy and consumer groups have called on members of the US House Energy and Commerce Committee to oppose federal legislation that would wipe out California's landmark data breach notification laws. The…
 Audit: 5 Years After Deadly San Bruno Blast, Gas Pipelines Still Lack Proper Oversight
Audit: 5 Years After Deadly San Bruno Blast, Gas Pipelines Still Lack Proper Oversight
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Five years after a deadly natural-gas explosion in suburban San Francisco, California’s oversight of utilities’ gas pipelines still suffers from a lack of focus on safety by top state regulators, a new audit says. The audit…
PG&E to Pay $1.6 B in San Bruno Penalties
PG&E to Pay $1.6 B in San Bruno Penalties
Thursday, April 9, 2015, San Francisco--TURN said today that while nothing will undo the sorrow and devastation caused by PG&E’s fatal San Bruno explosion, today’s decision by the California Public Utilities Commission to hold PG&E accountable for pipeline neglect with…
PUC's Peevey Pushed SDG&E Energy Deal
PUC's Peevey Pushed SDG&E Energy Deal
  By MARC LIFSHER Michael Peevey pushed a deal that forced SDG&E to buy 'costly and unneeded' power, Calif. lawmakers are toldThe then-president of the Public Utilities Commission strong-armed a deal that forced a San Diego utility to buy more…
7 Ways to Save Money with Spring Cleaning
7 Ways to Save Money with Spring Cleaning
Springtime Cleaning Can Save Energy and Money
CONSUMERS DEFEAT COMCAST MERGER!
CONSUMERS DEFEAT COMCAST MERGER!
  by TURN Telecommunications Director Regina Costa   The demise of the Comcast-Time Warner merger is a spectacular win for the public - broadband, phone and video customers and the writers and artists who rely on cable networks to deliver…