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Alleged Drunk Driver Strikes Vehicles, Power Pole In Van Nuys

An alleged drunk driver Tuesday plowed an RV into 30 parked cars, a power pole and an apartment building in Van Nuys.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2013

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More Than 1,700 DWP Customers In Hollywood Hills Without Power

More than 1,700 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers in the Hollywood Hills are were without power Thursday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2013

A proposed groundwater treatment complex in the San Fernando Basin will include centralized and localized treatment facilities in the vicinity of LADWP’s North Hollywood, Rinaldi-Toluca and Tujunga Wellfield. (courtesy DWP)

DWP To Slash Water Imports With San Fernando Basin Treatment Facility

A plan has been approved to reduce the city’s dependence on imported water by building the world’s largest groundwater treatment center in the San Fernando Basin.

06/24/2013

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Half-Naked Man Rescued From High-Powered Transmission Tower In NoHo

A half-naked man was rescued from a high-powered transmission tower in North Hollywood Friday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2013

Los Angeles mayoral candidates City Councilman Eric Garcetti (L) and City Controller Wendy Greuel (R) pose for a handshake with moderator Warren Olney, of radio station KCRW, after a debate hosted by Zocalo Public Square and KCRW at the Petersen Automotive Museum on May 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Garcetti and Greuel are preparing for a May 21 runoff vote to determine which will be the next mayor of Los Angeles. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Tremendous DWP Salaries Scandal May Prove Key Issue For Mayoral Election

They key issue, as the mayoral runoff election approaches, may turn out to be the tremendous figures earned by the Department of Water and Power in the midst of hard economic times.

05/07/2013

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City Council To Vote On DWP Rate Increase Despite Salary Report

At least one City Council member said a vote will not go forward unless allegations of higher-than-average salaries at the utility are addressed.

09/25/2012

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LA Department Of Water And Power Warns Customers Of Imposter Employees

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power warned customers Wednesday of criminals posing as employees trying to collect money on supposed overdue bills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2012

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At Least 3,000 Residents Affected By Power Outages In San Fernando Valley, Brentwood

Nearly 3,000 residents in Studio City, Northridge, Reseda and Brentwood were reportedly without power Tuesday night.

09/04/2012

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Top Villaraigosa Manager Resigns Following CBS2 Investigation

CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein found the DWP had more than $2.4 million in uncollected funds at the same time the agency seeks a 10 percent hike in power and a 5 percent hike in water rates.

07/13/2012

CBS2 Investigative reporter David Goldstein confronts Maurice Levin who reportedly owes the DWP $56,000 in back rent. (credit: CBS)

DWP Let $2.4 Million Go Uncollected, Now Wants Rate Hike

After failing to collect millions in past-due payments from property owners — including from the husband of one of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s top administrators — the DWP wants to raise rates for water and power on all Angelenos,

07/12/2012

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Downed Power Lines, Weather-Related Outages Cut Service To Thousands

About 900 customers were without power in scattered outages throughout Los Angeles Wednesday evening.

04/25/2012

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DWP Audit Targets Annual $90M Electricity Bill For LAUSD

Department of Water and Power officials are conducting an audit of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s huge electricity bill.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/25/2012

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LADWP Seeks To Raise Power, Water Rates

Los Angeles residents may soon have to pay more for both water and power. The Department of Water and Power is seeking to raise electric rates by 10.5 percent, while water rates could spike 4.9 percent.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2012

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Suspect Dressed As DWP Worker Sought In Valley Home Burglary

Police are hunting for a distraction burglary suspect who may be posing as a Department of Water & Power employee.

03/30/2012

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Crews Work To Restore Power For 4,000 Dark Homes

Utility crews Monday worked to restore service to about 4,000 customers in various parts of Los Angeles and Orange counties whose power was interrupted because of the weekend storm.

03/19/2012

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