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Gary Holdsworth, a lead transportation security officer and union leader, said the shutdown revealed some “bright spots.” He was encouraged by organization that offered to help unpaid workers. Credit unions, for instance, offered zero interest loans and community groups made food donations. … [Read more...] about A ‘woohoo’ and then worry: How federal workers in California felt when the shutdown ended
Finally, SB 801, passed by the Senate on September 13, is the latest legislative effort to increase the deployment of energy storage and distributed energy resources to mitigate potential energy shortages caused by the Aliso Canyon gas leak. SB 801 specifically requires the “local publicly owned electric utility that provides electric service to 250,000 or more customers within the Los Angeles Basin” (i.e., the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, or LADWP) to do three things. First, LADWP must share electrical grid data with any persons interested in greater deployment of distributed energy resources. Second, SB 801 requires LADWP to undertake load reduction measures by favoring demand response, renewable energy resources, and energy efficiency strategies over simply meeting demand with increased gas-fired generation. Third, LADWP must determine by June 1, 2018, the cost-effectiveness and feasibility of deploying 100 MW of energy storage in the Los Angeles Basin. SB … [Read more...] about Halftime in California — Which Climate and Environmental Bills Are on the Board?
“When I was a prosecutor, the law behind possession was a felony,” said Spitzer, a former deputy district attorney. “We would use the hammer under the law of a felony. We would force someone into treatment and upon successful treatment, the felony would be dismissed. Now look what we have as a result of ridiculous short-sighted liberalization of drug use.” … [Read more...] about ‘National disgrace’: Community fights back as California overrun by homelessness, human waste, needles
Proposition 6: You’ll keep paying the 12-cent per gallon gas tax and increased vehicle license fees that took effect a year ago because Californians rejected this initiative to repeal the charges. The taxes and fees fund a 10-year, $52 billion package of transportation projects that Gov. Brown and the Legislature approved in 2017. Construction companies, unions and local governments vastly outspent the Republican activists who tried to repeal the tax. … [Read more...] about Here’s what happened in California’s election while you were sleeping