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News Release
11/19/2015
Posted by Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA – The three major refiners that provide detailed profit information reported their best ever year to date from oil refining in California. Each company at least tripled their average historical profits in the third quarter, according to Consumer Watchdog’s analysis released today. The huge increases followed a record...
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11/19/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
The three major refiners that provide detailed profit information reported their best ever year to date from oil refining in California. Each company at least tripled their average historical profits in the third quarter, according to Consumer Watchdog’s analysis released today. Read our full report here: http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/...
News Story
11/19/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – Californians seem to be paying higher gas prices than anywhere else in the country. According to AAA, the current national average is $2.12 per gallon. Here is a look at the gas prices from around the country: NATIONAL AVERAGE PRICES State Gallon Colorado $2.00 Florida $2.15 Illinois $2.08...
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11/19/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Californians seem to be paying higher gas prices than anywhere else in the country. Paul Magers looks into the reasons why.
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11/4/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
A judge put off a decision on what consumer advocates call a flawed settlement with the LADWP over several millions in overcharges.
News Story
11/3/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
A Judge will decide today if to go ahead with a proposed settlement plan to reimburse overcharged DWP customers.  But Consumer Watchdog says it’s a bad deal. “This settlement is a sweetheart deal for DWP and a BAD deal for consumers.” Consumer Watchdog’s Jamie Court says the settlement puts the fox in charge of the hen...
News Story
11/3/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Thousands of DWP customers were issued faulty bills following a problem-filled upgrade of the utility's billing system Customers might find out Tuesday whether and when they will receive a refund from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power as part of a proposed settlement due to overcharging. Link: LADWP Billing Lawsuit FAQ A Los...
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11/3/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
A judge will either approve or turn down a settlement with the LADWP over millions in overbilling charges. Consumer advocates say the settlement is bad for consumers.
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11/3/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Consumer Watchdog is urging a judge to reject what they say is a flawed settlement with the LADWP and millions in overbilling.
News Story
11/3/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
For the second time this year, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge held off on giving preliminary approval to a legal settlement that could credit or refund tens of millions of dollars to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers who were overcharged after the bungled rollout of a new billing system. At a Tuesday hearing, Judge Elihu...