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Gov Gavin Newsom Struggles To Stay In Control As California Goes Dark, Wildfires Spread, And Gas Prices Spike

Gov Gavin Newsom Struggles To Stay In Control As California Goes Dark, Wildfires Spread, And Gas Prices Spike

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom is warning citizens that they could be in for a long weekend as the state’s public utility announced Saturday plans to shut down huge sections of the electric grid. The Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s move could black out an estimated 940,000 homes and businesses in parts of […]

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 […]

Why Gas Prices Are Spiking

Why Gas Prices Are Spiking

By Jill Cowan Gas is never cheap in California. But if you’ve filled up your tank in recent days, you may have found yourself wincing more than usual. That’s because, for the first time since July 2015, the average price for a gallon of gas in the Golden State pushed past $4, Dan McTeague, a senior petroleum analyst […]

California Gas Prices Climb 50 Cents in 1 Month Ahead of Gas Tax Increase Slated for Summer

California Gas Prices Climb 50 Cents in 1 Month Ahead of Gas Tax Increase Slated for Summer

BY TRACY BLOOM Los Angeles County gas prices spiked again over the weekend, with the average price climbing about 10 cents a gallon to $3.88 as of Monday, the latest AAA figures show. That’s higher than California’s statewide average of $3.80 for a gallon of regular unleaded, which also happens to be the most expensive of […]

OPINION | Gas Prices Reach New 2018 Low, But Some States Won’t Reap the Benefits

OPINION | Gas Prices Reach New 2018 Low, But Some States Won’t Reap the Benefits

Craig Stevens | Former Advisor to Energy Secretary Bodman Motorists across the country are seeing something of an early holiday present each time they stop to fill up. This week, national gasoline prices fell to a new low for the year, $2.46 on average, which puts costs two-cents lower than a year earlier. It’s the first time […]

Yes, Carbon and Other Taxes Make Gas Ridiculously Expensive

Yes, Carbon and Other Taxes Make Gas Ridiculously Expensive

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Think gas is expensive in California today?  Wait till 1/1/2020 when cap and trade goes into effect the Sacramento starts the increase of 72 cents a gallon on gas.  At that point, you will see a mass exodus of middle class families from California, government transit, […]

California gas taxes: Higher than advertised

California gas taxes: Higher than advertised

CA gas spikes raise hackles

CA gas spikes raise hackles

Climbing gas prices lower consumer sentiment

Climbing gas prices lower consumer sentiment

High cost of living sours holiday spirit

High cost of living sours holiday spirit

The drop in gas prices certainly is welcome. Especially during this holiday season. But seemingly everything else is going up in price — as you probably noticed at the grocery store or when shopping for housing. And health care? My premiums have gone up 50 percent the past two years for the same coverage. The […]

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