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California Senate Denies Vote On Bill To Cede California Electricity Grid To Trump

California Senate Denies Vote On Bill To Cede California Electricity Grid To Trump

By Dan Bacher, INDYBAY

September 2, 2018

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/09/02/18817263.php

“The Senate leadership was wise to not subject California to another deregulation scheme that would have empowered the Trump administration to stick California with more coal and fracked gas," said Adam Scow, California Director of Food & Water Watch

A Future Of Driverless Vehicles Is Coming. Will SLO Be Ready?

A Future Of Driverless Vehicles Is Coming. Will SLO Be Ready?

By Nick Wilson, SAN LUIS OBISPO TRIBUNE

September 1, 2018

https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/article216737550.html

The future of driverless cars is coming and, perhaps, faster than some might think: Robot drivers are expected to share public roads within a few years, and mainstream use is potentially 15 to 20 years away, according to industry experts.

Utility Union Benefits From California Wildfire Legislation

Utility Union Benefits From California Wildfire Legislation

By Jonathan J. Cooper, ASSOCIATED PRESS

August 31, 2018

https://apnews.com/0a076ef809f44e74b683d37cb0d54560

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Utility workers would get protections for their jobs, salaries, benefits and pensions as part of a measure allowing California power companies to raise electric bills to cover the cost of lawsuits from last year's deadly wildfires

Trump Donor Buys California Power Plant, Asks Feds To Change Energy Market

Trump Donor Buys California Power Plant, Asks Feds To Change Energy Market

By David R. Baker, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

August 29, 2018

https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Trump-donor-buys-Californi…

Late last year, a company tied to one of President Trump’s campaign donors took possession of a bankrupt power plant in Kern County.