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Walters: Another Dicey Utility Overhaul

Californians should always be skeptical when their politicians overhaul the state’s electrical utility system while promising more efficient, less polluting, and reasonably priced service. Californians get their juice from a mélange of “investor-owned” and municipally operated utilities. Inevitably, micromanagement of such a complex system via legislation and regulatory agencies becomes...

Need a New Car? Air District Will Give You Up to $9,500.

Trade in your old, tired, gross-polluting car is the new mantra of the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District. If you are driving a 1999 or older car, the air district wants to help put you in a new ride. Or, if you're driving an old model that guzzles...