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Why not bury California’s fire-prone power lines underground? The reason is sky high — $15,000 per Customer

Why not bury California’s fire-prone power lines underground? The reason is sky high — $15,000 per Customer

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Want to stop electric grid caused forest fires?  The first step, and cheapest, would be for government to allow the clean up of dead bushes and trees in the forests, along with clear cutting of areas to assure fires do not spread.  Or government can mandate […]

What Do Rolling Blackouts And Sky-High Gas Prices Mean For Gov Newsom’s Job As Governor?

What Do Rolling Blackouts And Sky-High Gas Prices Mean For Gov Newsom’s Job As Governor?

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   Wildfires might be the least of California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s concerns as his state’s citizens struggle with power blackouts. A previous California governor who struggled to deal with rolling energy blackouts was recalled in 2003. High gas prices, rolling blackouts, and wildfires are weighing on California citizens. Recent history might explain […]

California bills seeks to ban ‘lunch shaming,’ will guarantee state-funded meals for students

California bills seeks to ban ‘lunch shaming,’ will guarantee state-funded meals for students

By David Aaro | Fox News A new California bill hopes that “lunch shaming” will be a thing of the past as it guarantees that students in schools will receive state-funded lunches, even if their parents have failed to pay meal fees. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law the new piece of legislation, which bans the process in which institutions […]

California Governor Approves Broadest Gun Seizure Laws In US

California Governor Approves Broadest Gun Seizure Laws In US

DAVID KRAYDEN OTTAWA BUREAU CHIEF   Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved some of the strictest gun laws and gun seizure powers in the U.S. Friday, signing into law 15 different pieces of gun legislation. Newsom has reinforced a “red flag” law that enables educators, employers and co-workers to inform on gun owners and request […]

California State Auditor Extends Deadline for 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission Supplemental Application

California State Auditor Extends Deadline for 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission Supplemental Application

The California State Auditor announced today she is extending the deadline to submit the 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission supplemental applications due to the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs affecting over one million Californians. Applicants now have until October 20 at 11:59 p.m. to submit their application online, which consists of essay questions and requires three […]

California Evacuates 100K People As Wildfire Ravages Parts Of Los Angeles

California Evacuates 100K People As Wildfire Ravages Parts Of Los Angeles

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   California officials evacuated roughly 100,000 people from their homes as a wildfire plows through the northern edge of Los Angeles, authorities said Friday. The fire has burned more than 25 homes and 23,000 residences are ordered to evacuate, officials said. The fire began Thursday night and went on for over 7 […]

Tesla Warns Californian Customers To Keep A Full Charge Ahead Of Roving Blackouts

Tesla Warns Californian Customers To Keep A Full Charge Ahead Of Roving Blackouts

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER Some electric vehicle owners in California are resorting to using gasoline power as the state’s power utility employs roving blackouts to avoid potential wildfires. Tesla warned its customers Wednesday to be aware of the problems and fully energize their vehicles instead of relying on half-power. Two electric vehicle owners in the state say they […]

CAL FIRE Increases Staffing for Extreme Fire Danger Conditions

CAL FIRE Increases Staffing for Extreme Fire Danger Conditions

Source: CAL FIRE CAL FIRE firefighters are staffing up and preparing for the forecasted extreme fire weather across California. The National Weather Service has issued red flag warnings and fire weather watches for areas of northern, central and southern California. This will likely be the strongest offshore wind event so far this season. “With some […]

Meet The California Republican Running To Flip San Diego Back To Red

Meet The California Republican Running To Flip San Diego Back To Red

ANDERS HAGSTROM CONTRIBUTOR   For the first time in years, Democrats outnumber Republicans in every one of San Diego’s council districts, but Republican City Council Candidate Joe Leventhal is working to change that. Leventhal has centered his candidacy for the 5th District of San Diego on solving the homelessness crisis, addressing the city’s decaying roads and […]

Parts Of California Go Dark To Curb Wildfire Risk

Parts Of California Go Dark To Curb Wildfire Risk

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor More than 1 million Californians are expected to be without power Wednesday as a days-long Public Safety Power Shutoff begins in an effort to curb the risk of wildfires. Power was shut off to 513,000 northern California homes and businesses Wednesday morning, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) said according to USA Today. An additional 234,000 […]

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