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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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Beat Back This Privacy Attack!  NO on AB 925
Beat Back This Privacy Attack! NO on AB 925
Do you want businesses to secretly record your phone calls with them? If not, click here to tell your representatives to OPPOSE AB 925 (Low, D-Campbell), which would give businesses a free pass on privacy protections. Current law prevents secret…
Major Changes Coming to CA Electric Rates
Major Changes Coming to CA Electric Rates
    By Sammy Roth, May 20, 2015 How much you pay for electricity could soon depend on when you use it — and Coachella Valley residents could see their summer bills go up substantially.   The California Public Utilities…
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…
Let the Sunshine In!  Ban the Ban on Clotheslines!
Let the Sunshine In! Ban the Ban on Clotheslines!
No matter what your income, you can reduce your carbon footprint, take advantage of solar energy and lower your energy bills with one of the simplest technologies around, the clothesline. Yet Homeowners Associations and Landlords routinely ban clotheslines, and have…
7 Ways to Save Money with Spring Cleaning
7 Ways to Save Money with Spring Cleaning
Springtime Cleaning Can Save Energy and Money!    Make your spring cleaning more rewarding with these energy saving cleaning tips. They'll not only reduce your energy usage, they'll also lower your bills. So grab a rag and get going! Clean Your…
Don't Pay More So Energy Hogs Can Pay Less
Don't Pay More So Energy Hogs Can Pay Less
Utility Scheme Would Lower Bills for Energy Hogs, Raise Them for Almost Everyone Else.   Giant utility companies SDG&E, Edison and PG&E want to charge EVERY customer fixed monthly charges and eliminate conservation incentives.  TURN's research indicates that 9 out…