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California Officials Propose Higher Electricity Rates For Some

Critics contended the rate proposal by state administrative law judges would raise rates for 70 percent of customers of the state’s three largest utilities, and cut financial incentives to reduce electricity use.


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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.


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Will Obamacare Lead To Longer Wait Times At The Doctor’s Office?

Sweeping changes to the health care system are underway now that the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, is now law.



$124M To Be Returned To Calif. Rate Payers In JPMorgan Chase Settlement

JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to pay $410 million on Tuesday to settle accusations by U.S. energy regulators that it manipulated electricity prices.

CBS Los Angeles–07/30/2013

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Questions You Should Ask Before Taking That Hotel Key

It could give “turn down” service a whole new meaning.


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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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‘Paranoia’: SoCal Water Official Dismisses Charges Of Pay-To-Play ‘Secret Society’

A sharp rise in water rates has spawned allegations of a “shadow government” by a San Diego County official.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/13/2012

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City Council Committee To Consider Raising Sanitation Rates

A Los Angeles City Council committee delayed a vote Tuesday on whether residents should pay higher utility bills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/02/2011

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LADWP Ranked 13th Most-Hated Company In America

It’s official: the Department of Water & Power is among the least popular businesses in all of the U.S.


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State Assembly OKs Regulation Of Health Policy Rates

Democrats in the California Assembly on Thursday narrowly approved giving state regulators the power to reject proposed rate hikes by health insurers, voting after Republican lawmakers walked out of the chamber in protest.


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Blue Shield Of California Vows No More Rate Hikes After Backlash

Blue Shield of California said Wednesday there would not be any additional rate hikes for the remainder of 2011

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/16/2011