California Plan To Tax Text Messages May Run Afoul Of RegulatorsThe FCC is attempting to block a plan to charge a tax for every text message sent in California.
LA City Council Committee Recommends Allowing Ride-Sharing At LAXMembers of a Los Angeles City Council committee voted to affirm a decision to allow ride-hailing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, to pick up passengers from Los Angeles International Airport arrival areas.
Judge: California Utility Held Improper Nuclear Plant TalksThe judge concluded that Edison executives or attorneys engaged in 10 unreported, improper communications with one or more agency commissioners or their advisers between March 26, 2013, and June 17, 2014.
Uber Fined $7.3M For Keeping Information From California Regulators, Judge RulesUber has been fined $7.3 million after a judge found that the company refused to give California regulators information about the ride-hailing company's business practices, including accident details and how accessible vehicles are to disabled riders.
Search Warrants Reportedly Executed In Probe Into San Onofre SettlementThe anger of some Southern California Edison ratepayers about the deal that led to them being stuck with a $3.3 billion bill, 70 percent of what it will cost to shut down the defunct San Onofre nuclear power plant in San Clemente, may have sparked an investigation that now appears to be heating up.
Advocate Wants $648M Payout For 'Inappropriate' Nuke PactA state advocate on Friday recommended that two Southern California power companies return at least $648 million to their customers because of evidence of "inappropriate conversations" involving the state's top utility regulator.
Consumers To Pay $3.3B Over 10 Years For San Onofre's Premature ClosureConsumers will pay about $3.3 billion and shareholders will pay about $1.4 billion under a settlement approved Thursday on costs stemming from the premature closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
SCE To Pay $24.5M In Penalties For 2011 Electrocutions, Windstorm OutagesThe California Public Utilities Commission finalized $24.5 million in penalties Thursday against Southern California Edison for extended outages caused by a 2011 windstorm that left almost 400,000 customers without power, and for a separate case in which three people were electrocuted.
$24.5M Penalty Proposed For Edison Over WindstormOne 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.
$24.5M Penalty Proposed For Edison Over 2011 WindstormOne 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.
SCE, San Diego Gas & Electric Get Green Light To Develop San Onofre Replacement PowerMore than two years after the San Onofre nuclear power plant stopped production, California is looking to fill the gap left in its energy grid by the plant that provided enough electricity for 1.4 million homes.
Auditor Says Calif. Public Utilities Commission Accounts Are Poorly ManagedCalifornia's state auditor says utility regulators are not doing enough to protect ratepayers from possible unfair hikes to gas and electric bills.
Judges Urge $94M In Refunds For Utility Customers Due To San Onofre ShutdownCalifornia regulators are recommending $94 million in refunds for Southern California utility customers for reduced operating costs at the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Citations Pending For San Onofre Nuclear Plant Flaw Federal regulators announced Monday they are considering slapping a California utility with two violations for problems that eventually led to the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
SDG&E Says Upcoming Rate Hikes Aren't Related To San Onofre Plant ClosureOrange County residents are outraged over upcoming hikes to their utility bills following the closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.