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POLITICS | How power shutoffs are changing California’s way of life

POLITICS | How power shutoffs are changing California’s way of life

By MACKENZIE MAYS, ANGELA HART and COLBY BERMEL SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Joe Fatula left the Bay Area in 2017 wanting to settle down in the mountains somewhere quiet. He chose Colfax, a small town rich with Gold Country history, and became mayor last year with the goal of boosting business on Main Street. But his sanctuary turned apocalyptic in […]

Clean Power Alliance Board of Directors Meeting December 5, 2019

Clean Power Alliance Board of Directors Meeting December 5, 2019

The agenda packet for the December 5, 2019 Regular Meeting of the Clean Power Alliance Board of Directors is now available! Download Agenda Meeting Details Date and Time: Thursday, December 5, 2:00 p.m. Location: The L.A. Grand Hotel Downtown, 2nd FL, Pacific Ballroom 3, 333 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90071 Members of the public may attend […]

Newsom used Goldilocks Syndrome to destroy PG&E

Newsom used Goldilocks Syndrome to destroy PG&E

  Richard Eber, California Political News and Views Like most people who have lived their entire lives in California, I’m not exactly in love with PG&E. The utility that serves millions of residents can be charitably called a benevolent oligopoly. It is large and often unwieldy but when a pilot light is out, a utility line […]

Power, Not Policy, Drives American Politics

Power, Not Policy, Drives American Politics

  by Thomas L. Knapp Claiming to speak for “we the people,” the framers of the US Constitution offered it as a tool to “form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity.” More […]

Shutting down middle and blue-collar America

Shutting down middle and blue-collar America

  By Paul Driessen Vocal activists increasingly drive Democrat Party positions across the public policy spectrum. Print, television, social and click-bait media generally support them, while permitting little debate on liberal proposals or their potential ramifications. Even semi-moderate Joe Biden has been pressured into shifting or flipping his positions on abortion, energy, climate change and other issues, […]

A California Utility Cut Power to Thousands Over the Risk of Another Fire

A California Utility Cut Power to Thousands Over the Risk of Another Fire

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter California’s largest utility cut power to tens of thousands of customers Sunday in a new attempt to mitigate the risk of sparking a fire during dry, windy weather. California utility PG&E cut power to about 42,000 customers on the heels of extreme fire warnings in three counties. Experts expected wind gusts as […]

Where Should the Power Be?

Where Should the Power Be?

  by Jon Rappoport Where should the power be? (To read about Jon’s mega-collection, The Matrix Revealed, click here.) There are various kinds of power.  Perhaps you’ll recognize the type I’m referring to in this article. WHERE SHOULD THE POWER BE?  This is a question that has been asked and answered for a hundred thousand years.  Wars, […]

Demonstration Proves Nuclear Fission System Can Provide Space Exploration Power

Demonstration Proves Nuclear Fission System Can Provide Space Exploration Power

NASA and the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have successfully demonstrated a new nuclear reactor power system that could enable long-duration crewed missions to the Moon, Mars and destinations beyond.  NASA announced the results of the demonstration, called the Kilopower Reactor Using Stirling Technology (KRUSTY) experiment,during a news conference Wednesday at its Glenn Research […]

Rethinking the Geography of Power

Rethinking the Geography of Power

. By Victor Davis Hanson Where the seats of power are located matters. Given the populist revolt in the United States and Europe against the so-called global elite, it is time to refigure the geography of governmental and transnational power. Take the United Nations. Much of the international body’s perceived negatives derive from being in […]

California lawmakers seek to stop power companies from imposing disaster costs on customers

California lawmakers seek to stop power companies from imposing disaster costs on customers

Several California state lawmakers have introduced legislation to ensure that the state’s big utilities can’t saddle customers with higher rates if the utility has been negligent in connection …

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