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Special Report: Session Ends — California State Legislature

Special Report:  Session Ends — California State Legislature

GAINES & ASSOCIATES: 2015/2016 LEGISLATIVE SESSION FINAL REPORT NOVEMBER 2016 ELECTION MINI-BRIEF *Editor’s Note: This report focuses on Hunting and Fishing issues, which we have omitted for brevity.  Below you will find an analysis of  the upcoming election and drone and gun regulation considered by the state legislature. The 2015/2016 Session of the California State Legislature formally came […]

OhmConnect and Schneider Electric Announce Partnership To Replace Power Plants Affected by Aliso Canyon Storage Facility Closure

OhmConnect and Schneider Electric Announce Partnership To Replace Power Plants Affected by Aliso Canyon Storage Facility Closure

Combination of innovative technologies creates a ‘virtual power plant’ by paying Southern California residents to automatically save energy once per week SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — In June, the California Public Utility Commission approved $56.28M in spending for energy solutions to help alleviate grid strain in Southern California Edison (SCE) territory, plus an […]

Single-user restrooms to become ‘gender neutral’ in California

Single-user restrooms to become ‘gender neutral’ in California

SACRAMENTO, see Calif. — Single-user bathrooms in public buildings in California will soon become gender neutral so anyone can use any restroom, cialis a result of legislation signed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Democratic Assemblyman Phil Ting said his bill moves California in the opposite direction of some states that restricted the ability of transgender […]

California legislature and governor enact four bills that accelerate energy storage markets

California legislature and governor enact four bills that accelerate energy storage markets

SACRAMENTO, pill Calif., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The California Energy Storage Alliance applauds the California State Legislature and Governor for signing into law four important new bills that directly impact energy storage. Collectively, these bills will grow the behind-the-meter and utility-scale energy storage markets, create new clean energy jobs, reduce distributed energy resource interconnection […]

CA Controller Publishes 2015 Salary and Benefits

CA Controller Publishes 2015 Salary and Benefits

Data for Community Colleges, Fairs & Expos, and First 5 State Controller Betty T. Yee today updated her Government Compensation in California website to include 2015 self-reported data for community college districts, fairs and expositions, and First 5 commissions — a total of 142,209 positions and just over $4.05 billion in wages.  Users of the […]

California Governor signs anti-BDS bill into law

California Governor signs anti-BDS bill into law

California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a measure that prevents companies that boycott or discriminate against any sovereign country, store including Israel, doctor from doing business with the state, vialis 40mg JTA reported Sunday. According to the report, Brown signed Assembly Bill 2844 on Saturday afternoon, days after the California State Assembly voted to […]

Governor Brown Makes Final Decision: Signs a Good One, Vetoes 2 Bad Ones

Governor Brown Makes Final Decision: Signs a Good One, Vetoes 2 Bad Ones

Klamath River dams could be on chopping block

Klamath River dams could be on chopping block

WASHINGTON — Three Northern California dams and one in Oregon would eventually fall, rx under a proposal floated Friday to a federal agency. Facing resistance from Republican lawmakers, dam-removal proponents now hope to outflank Congress at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Advocates say removing the dams would help restore the Klamath River. “This is great […]

Directly drinking treated wastewater could be in Californians’ future

Directly drinking treated wastewater could be in Californians’ future

Tesla Will Build Battery Storage Facility For Southern California

Tesla Will Build Battery Storage Facility For Southern California

Electric car company Tesla has beat several firms in the running for a bid to build a storage facility in California. Tesla’s 20 megawatt-80 megawatt/hour power facility will be located at public utility Southern California Edison’s Mira Loma substation in the city of Ontario. Once built, and the energy storage facility will reportedly be the […]