California Senate Denies Vote On Bill To Cede California Electricity Grid To Trump
By Dan Bacher, INDYBAY
September 2, 2018
“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?
By Nick Wilson, SAN LUIS OBISPO TRIBUNE
September 1, 2018
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.
Yahoo Enters The Privacy Fray Once Again
The new class action suit centers on emails sent from Yahoo Mail to Gmail users
By Gary Guthrie, CONSUMER AFFAIRS
August 31, 2018
Yahoo’s email woes continue to grow, and this time it involves Google.
Utility Union Benefits From California Wildfire Legislation
By Jonathan J. Cooper, ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 31, 2018
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
By David R. Baker, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
August 29, 2018
Late last year, a company tied to one of President Trump’s campaign donors took possession of a bankrupt power plant in Kern County.
Deceptive Pricing: Unlawful Trickery or Skillful Selling?
By Andrew Lustigman and Morgan Spina, NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL
August 24, 2018