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Behind the Utility Induced Blackouts

Behind the Utility Induced Blackouts

By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   With the threat of high winds igniting wildfires in California, the two largest utilities Southern California Edison & Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)  in the name of public safety, have cut power to over one million customers throughout the State. Given what has transpired we have […]

Trump approves California disaster declaration as firefighters battle flames in Ventura and San Diego counties

Trump approves California disaster declaration as firefighters battle flames in Ventura and San Diego counties

LOS ANGELES — Wildfires fanned by sustained Santa Ana winds continued to wreak havoc across Southern California on Friday as blazes in San Diego and Ventura counties destroyed more than 500 structures, sent 212,000 people fleeing and left thousands without power.

Mandalay Beach (Oxnard): water rescue that wasn’t

Mandalay Beach (Oxnard): water rescue that wasn’t

By George Miller Oxnard Fire Dept executed a textbook response to a call reporting a jet skiier in distress in the surf near Oxnard Beach Park (Mandalay Beach)  about 1:45 PM today. We saw a large procession of vehicles, from hook & ladder trucks down to a pickup truck on steroids with a surboard on top. In […]