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Hoover Dam low water to double water costs to SoCal

November 28th, 2014 By Wayne Lusvardi.   California is facing yet another drought-caused water and energy shortage from an unexpected source.  Hoover Dam’s hydroelectric power may have to be curtailed if the water level drops below 1,000 feet, an elevation it last reached in May 1936, when the reservoir was still being filled. The Scripps Institute of Oceanography estimated there is a 50 percent chance Hoover D...

Is CA prepared for Ebola?

November 26th, 2014 By Dave Roberts.   The Ebola virus has yet to hit California, but it’s likely coming, according to state health officials. They say the state is prepared, but nurses on the health care front lines aren’t so sure. “Given the spread of Ebola in West Africa and world travel, we should not be surprised if sometime in the near future a person in California is suspected of Ebola. And Californi...

CA green energy market snags on price glitch

November 18th, 2014 By Wayne Lusvardi. Call it a green-energy glitch. Central planning of California’s green-energy market has run into a price glitch with the launching of its Energy Imbalance Market, which was meant to balance solar power and natural gas power at dusk each day. California’s green-energy market mainly is a joint venture of California’s grid operator, Cal-ISO, and Warren Buffett’s PacifiCorp sy...

High-speed rail takes two more swipes at CEQA

November 17th, 2014 By Kathy Hamilton. This is the second in a series of articles updating the status of the California high-speed rail project in the wake of the California Supreme Court green-lighting bond funding. The first article covered two earlier attempts by the California High-Speed Rail Authority to get around the California Environmental Quality Act. This article covers two more attempts. In his 2013 State o...
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