Editorial: Failure to give ratepayers representation in PG&E bankruptcy to raise bills

SF Chronicle | June 1, 2019

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. just got some great news about its bankruptcy proceedings.

On Tuesday, the judge in PG&E’s bankruptcy case decided that millions of ratepayers will not have a committee to represent their interests during the company’s bankruptcy proceedings.


Emergency disaster relief still in demand after October fires

The Press Democrat | July 15, 2018

Nine months after fires ravaged Sonoma County, hundreds of people still line up each week, seeking assistance from an emergency food distribution program supported by the region’s largest food bank.


Sonoma County officials warn of possible job cuts due to October wildfires and other financial difficulties

The Press Democrat | April 16, 2018

Sonoma County may need to cut some jobs from its 4,000-member workforce in the coming months due in part to the severe financial strain from the October wildfires as well as unrelated budgetary challenges in some departments, officials said Monday.


Consumer Watchdog Warning – Utilities Bailout Will Backfire – SB 1088 (Dodd) Oppose

Consumer Watchdog | April 23, 2018

Senator Pro Tempore Atkins, Speaker Rendon, Senators, Assembly Members,

We write to warn you about what will almost certainly be the greatest disgrace for this legislature since its decision two decades ago to deregulate electricity and turn over our energy supply to the Enron pirates.