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Could a Comcast Colossus Completely Control the Internet?
  Whether or not you have cable TV, whether or not you use Comcast for phone service, you should be concerned about Comcast’s plan to merge with Time Warner.
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TURN Wins FCC Investigation!
TURN Wins FCC Investigation!
  As phone companies move customers to bundles of shiny new technologies, the essential core values of public safety, universal access, competitive choice and consumer protection must be preserved.  TURN and our allies, including Washington D.C. based Public Knowledge, are…
 State PUC blistered in audit for slow, sloppy probes
State PUC blistered in audit for slow, sloppy probes
  The state agency responsible for ensuring Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and other utilities operate their natural-gas systems safely has a two-year backlog of unfinished investigations, and its probes are often poorly documented and seldom result in penalties against…
The Inside Scoop on SONGS
The Inside Scoop on SONGS
You may have heard about a settlement that TURN and other consumer groups entered into addressing the costs of Edison’s botched nuclear plant, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). What you may not have heard is that as a…
New policy to help renters, apartment dwellers go solar
New policy to help renters, apartment dwellers go solar
  Residential solar power has traditionally been available only to a select few: homeowners with adequate rooftops and good credit scores. But state officials are close to approving a new program that would allow renters, apartment residents and homeowners with…
Save Water and Energy at the Same Time!
Save Water and Energy at the Same Time!
  You Don’t Need to Suffer to Save!   Dear Consumer Advisor, I know we’re in a drought, and that I need to conserve water.
Don't Let CA Penalize Cutomers Who Conserve
Don't Let CA Penalize Cutomers Who Conserve
Speak Out Against the Most Brazen Scheme Yet- $10 just to be a customer!                              Don’t Let PG&E, Edison and SDG&E Penalize Customers Who Save Energy. The CPUC is asking for public input on a new $10 fee SDG&E,…