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4/11/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
Porter Ranch residents and consumer advocates say the state is lying about rolling blackout threats to scare Southern Californians into reopening the Aliso Canyon gas facility.
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4/11/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
Consumer Watchdog says the threats of rolling blackouts unless the Aliso Canyon natural gas facility is reopened are nothing but scare tactics.
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4/1/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
Consumer advocates support a new bill that would allow consumers to cancel their cable TV service via one click online instead of having to struggle through long calls with customer service.
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3/28/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
The Fair Political Practices Commission opened an investigation into Nancy E. McFadden, a former senior vice president at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., after receiving a complaint that she advised Gov. Jerry Brown on energy-related legislation and appointments to regulatory boards in 2011 and 2012 while holding $1 million in energy-related stock...
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3/26/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
State ethics panel is looking into whether Nancy McFadden failed to report the sale of stock in PG&E. The state's ethics watchdog agency has opened an investigation into whether Nancy McFadden, a top aide to Gov. Jerry Brown, failed to properly report the sale of stock in Pacific Gas & Electric Co., where she worked before joining the...
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3/25/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
SACRAMENTO — The state’s political watchdog commission will investigate whether a top aide to Gov. Jerry Brown failed to properly disclose her stock in her former employer Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Consumer Watchdog filed a complaint last week with the Fair Political Practices Commission, asking for an investigation into whether...
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3/25/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's political watchdog said Thursday it is opening an investigation into whether a top aide to Gov. Jerry Brown properly disclosed her stock holdings in Pacific Gas & Electric Corp, but declined to launch an investigation into a more serious allegation that her holdings posed a conflict of interest. The...
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3/24/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
California’s campaign finance watchdog will investigate whether a top aide to Gov. Jerry Brown accurately disclosed the status of her stock holdings in a major utility. Earlier this month, the group Consumer Watchdog alleged in a complaint that Brown executive secretary Nancy McFadden had violated conflict-of-interest rules for not recusing...
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3/23/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
Insurance companies have the same problem everyone else does -- poor return on their investments. With their investment portfolios lagging, insurers are jacking up premiums, a tactic that is not going down well with consumers. In the latest skirmish, a federal lawsuit filed in Los Angeles says that consumers who bought life insurance from...
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3/23/2016
Posted by Mark Reback
Transamerica along with other insurers have upped costs on in-force policies as they've had to contend with persistently low interest rates Transamerica Life Insurance Co. has been sued for raising the cost of insurance on some universal life insurance contracts, an action plaintiffs allege constitutes a breach of obligations under the...