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Will Brown’s brown lawns cause brownouts for summer 2015?

On April 1, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered mandatory 25 percent cutbacks in urban water usage over the next nine months due to the prolonged water shortage in the state’s surface water reservoirs. In response, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said

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LA council attack on San Onofre might bring blackouts to Orange County, San Diego

April 29, 2013 By Joseph Perkins After giving a speech in which he refused to bail out New York City from impending bankruptcy, Gerald Ford prompted the famously pithy headline in the New York Daily News:  FORD TO CITY:  DROP

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Moonbeam power no help during heat wave energy ‘snapback’

Aug. 10, 2012 by Wayne Lusvardi Green Power hasn’t been much help during the current heat wave. Especially bad have been the “snapback” hours from, about 7 to 8 pm daily, when demand exceeds the forecasted supply of power.  Green

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Blackout Shows CA Is Third World

FEB. 15, 2012 By JOHN SEILER More evidence California has descended into Third World status: Yesterday evening I sat in the dark in my apartment for two and a half hours as a blackout blanketed Huntington Beach. The Orange County

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