The Division of Ratepayer Advocates –an independent consumer advocacy division of the California Public Utilities Commission – decried a decision Thursday by the CPUC to award PG&E $29.1 million in shareholder bonuses even though they failed to meet CPUC-mandated energy efficiency standards.
State Senator Cathleen Galgiani was joined Monday in Sacramento by the Ranzo family, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson and Stanislaus County District Attorney Birgit Fladager to implore the Governor to reverse the decision by the Parole Board to grant parole to Jeffrey Allen Maria.
Ripon Chamber of Commerce President Tamra Spade couldn't have been happier with the "sold out" crowd Saturday night at their first Lobster Fest fundraiser staged to support the chamber's new youth foundation in support of education and efforts to put heart defibrillators into classrooms.
Since its enactment in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act has been the legal foundation for a vast array of lawsuits filed on behalf of disabled people alleging they were discriminated against. Among the many cases that have surfaced or been resolved just in the past year: