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Modern Phone Technologies Require Modern Consumer Protections
by Regina Costa,  TURN Telecom Director----As telecom networks move to shiny new technologies, (and grow their profits enormously) the essential core values of public safety, universal access, competitive choice and consumer protection must be preserved. 
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Kurtis Ming and KOVR Listen to Customers, Comcast Doesn't
Kurtis Ming and KOVR Listen to Customers, Comcast Doesn't
For some consumers, privacy is a choice- one they are willing to pay for, including paying extra for an unlisted number. Many others consider privacy a necessity-
New Demands for PG&E to Release All CPUC E-Mails
New Demands for PG&E to Release All CPUC E-Mails
  Tuesday, Oct. 14, San Francisco—Late yesterday, TURN filed a motion at the CPUC to compel PG&E to turn over e-mails between PG&E and CPUC officials that would show whether PG&E engaged in other secret efforts to rig the Commission’s…
Who Should Pay For Defective San Onofre Generators?
Who Should Pay For Defective San Onofre Generators?
Proposed settlement requires Edison to pay for its own mistakes COSTA MESA – When the steam generators at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station malfunctioned in early 2012 and were subsequently shut down,
Can I Sell My Solar?
Can I Sell My Solar?
Everything you ever wanted to know about net metering Dear Consumer Advisor, I’m considering solar panels.  I don’t use a huge amount of electricity,
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 CA Utilities Penalize Customers Who Save Energy! The CPUC is asking for public input on a new $10 fee SDG&E, Edison and PG&E want…