Submitted by Carmen Balber on Tue, 06/21/2016 - 16:38
Would you want to know if your doctor was in addiction treatment and failed a drug test? Shouldn't he have to tell the hospital he works at? What about the state Medical Board responsible for disciplining physicians who place patients at risk?
Submitted by Liza Tucker on Tue, 06/21/2016 - 12:26
Pacific Gas & Electric’s announcement today that it will shutter Diablo Canyon’s two nuclear reactors by 2025 means nuclear power in California is going the way of the Dodo Bird. But what do we do with the nuclear waste? And what will fill the gap nuclear power leaves behind?
Submitted by Carmen Balber on Tue, 06/14/2016 - 18:00
JUNE 14, 2016 UPDATE: This morning, the Assembly Business and Professions committee voted 16-0 for SB 482 by Senator Lara, to rein in opioid over-prescribing and curb the overdose epidemic. Prince’s death, and the loss of thousands of Californians every year, has helped spur lawmakers to stand above politics and stand up for reform.
Submitted by Jamie Court on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 08:19
On Sunday, the Los Angeles Times laid a challenge right at the door step of the California Legislature. Ivan Penn's article about the billions ratepayers have overpaid for their electricity due to construction that has not proven useful to ratepayers cries out for a legislative fix to restore the doctrine of "used" and "usefulness" for new projects.
Submitted by Cody Rosenfield on Fri, 06/03/2016 - 10:37
When refineries go down, gasoline prices go up. That's why we started the clock on the next "unplanned" refinery outage: the Golden State Gouge-ometer. You can enter a contest to guess how long refiners can make it between outages this year.
Submitted by Liza Tucker on Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:12
Southern California Gas has a secret weapon. His name is Alan Walker. He works at the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR), and he anticipates and satisfies every SoCalGas need before the company even asks.