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Electricity tier changes, rate hikes bring higher energy costs

With a recently approved proposal to hike electricity rates throughout the state and a new proposal from a local board to increase water and power rates, Californians are about to see a spike in energy costs. CPUC changes tier system,

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$70K pay for janitors + rate hike should = revolt 9

June 6, 2013 By Chris Reed Last year, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power imposed an 11 percent rate hike — which it called a “rate change” — on its power customers, while water customers saw rates go

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Water Wars Flood L.A. Central Basin 0

JAN. 30, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Remember “Chinatown,” the murky 1974 movie about the water wars in the Los Angeles Basin in the 1930s, starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway? A January 18 California appeals court water rights case is

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