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Man In Need Of Artificial Heart Machine Says DWP Threatening To Shut Off Power To Home

A West Hills man who needs an artificial heart machine to stay alive said that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is threatening to shut off the power to his home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/26/2014

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Edison Cites Natural Gas Prices, Design Changes For Higher Residential Rates

Natural gas prices and a new rate design structure were among the factors cited to explain why SoCal Edison is raising electricity rates.

06/18/2014

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$24.5M Penalty Proposed For Edison Over 2011 Windstorm

One of California’s largest utilities has agreed to pay a $24.5 million penalty for safety violations uncovered after a 2011 windstorm left more than 400,000 customers without lights and a power-line failure electrocuted three family members, state regulators announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/20/2014

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6 Cited In 2011 Southern California Blackout

Federal regulators have told six utilities and grid operators that they violated reliability standards during a 2011 blackout that left millions without power in Southern California and Mexico.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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4,000 Lose Power In Chatsworth, Porter Ranch

More than 4,000 customers in the areas of Chatsworth and Porter Ranch are without power Sunday evening.

01/05/2014

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Power Restored To All SCE Customers After Irvine Blast

Authorities say electricity has been fully restored to Southern California Edison (SCE) customers impacted by an underground vault explosion in Irvine.

11/24/2013

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Utility Customers Outraged Over Possible Fee To Cope With Revenue Loss From Popular Solar Panels

Some Southern California residents are outraged by a state bill that would allow three utility companies to charge customers up to $10 a month to cope with the loss of revenue due to the popularity of solar panels.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2013

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Power Restored To 123,000 Customers In Orange, San Diego Counties

San Diego Gas & Electric on Friday restored power to all 123,000 customers hit by an overnight outage in San Diego and Orange counties when two transmission lines tripped offline simultaneously near the Marine Corps base.

07/19/2013

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OC Power Customers Face Summer Squeeze

It could be a long, hot summer for Orange County residents and businesses who may face power shortages following the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

06/12/2013

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Environmentalists Praise Fed Ruling On San Onofre

A federal panel Monday sided with environmentalists who have called for lengthy hearings on a plan to restart the ailing San Onofre nuclear power plant — a decision that further clouds the future of the twin reactors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2013

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Power Restored To 4 Anaheim-Area Hotels After Outage

Electricity Saturday was restored to four Anaheim-area hotels after two suspected copper thieves allegedly caused a power outage.

05/11/2013

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Officials: Calif. To Have Adequate Amount Of Power This Summer

The agency that coordinates the state’s electricity supply said Tuesday that California should have adequate amounts of power on hand this summer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/07/2013

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Alleged Hit-And-Run Driver Slams Into Utility Pole In San Pedro

Electricity Sunday was restored to a San Pedro neighborhood hours after an alleged hit-and-run driver struck a power pole.

04/14/2013

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Newberry Springs Residents Angered Solar Farm Blocks Mountain Views

Newberry Springs residents are angered by the construction of a 27-acre solar farm they claim has ruined their views of the mountains.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/29/2013

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San Onofre Nuclear Plant Could Break Down At Full Power

The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California could be restarted safely and run at full power, but the risk of a breakdown would increase to vexing levels after 11 months.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/18/2013

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