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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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Lightning Strikes Blamed For San Bernardino Spot Fires

A series of lightning strikes early Monday were behind several small fires and a power outage that affected over 1,400 homes in the Inland Empire, officials said.

08/19/2013

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Fight Looms Over San Onofre Shutdown Costs

Lawmakers in Sacramento are deciding who will pay for the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power station in San Clemente.

08/13/2013

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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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Calif. Solar Power Output Hits Record High

California is now the largest producer of solar power in the nation.

06/10/2013

Power Outage Reported In Montebello

Thousands of Southern California Edison (SCE) customers were temporarily without power Monday.

05/13/2013

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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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Power Outage Leaves 4,700 In The Dark In Marina Del Rey

An outage in Marina del Rey left nearly 5,000 customers without power Sunday evening.

05/05/2013

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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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The Crisis In Waiting: How Prepared Are We For A Natural Disaster?

Months after Super Storm Sandy devastated parts of the New York tri-state area, an examination of Southern California’s ability to weather such a natural disaster raises some disturbing questions.

02/07/2013

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Federal Regulators Want More Analysis At Ailing San Onofre Plant

Federal regulators Wednesday pressed the operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant for more analysis on its damaged steam generators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2012

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Mayor, DWP Sign Deals For Solar Power Project On Tribal Land

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the Department of Water & Power have signed an agreement to purchase power from a solar panel project built on Native American tribal land.

12/07/2012

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Classes Canceled After Power Outage At Glendale College

Students and faculty were left in the dark after a transformer malfunction cut power to the entire campus and hundreds of neighboring residents.

11/30/2012

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Regulators OK Rate Hike For Edison Customers

Customers of Southern California Edison can expect a bigger bill in the mail this winter.

11/30/2012

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