Content for Monday, May 26, 2014

News & Stories

Peeved Commissioner Peevey hints at CPUC's disarray

The regulators' fixed deal is naked

On May 14, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) held an evidentiary hearing on a deal that would permit Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) to sock ratepayers for $3.3 billion ...

Faulconer moneyman nabs planning chair

Architect paid $3000 ethics fine in 2012 for failing to reveal clients

$3000 in contributions to a 2014 mayoral campaign fund favoring him have apparently gone down well with Kevin Faulconer, who's just made their principal source, La Jolla architect Timothy Golba, chairman of the city's planning ...

Outside the comfort zone

Circle Circle dot dot takes a leap with the charming, uneven No Place Like Home

There should be a law in theater: don’t cubbyhole. Don’t typecast actors; don’t hogtie a company with a reductive label. Call it the Tennessee Williams Statute. Once he became a success, critics and audiences demanded ...

Change is rough at Imperial Beach rec center

New management seems to not want old employees

Employees of Imperial Beach’s Sports Park Recreation Center worked their last day on May 23; they lost their jobs due to the city’s privatization of the facility and grounds. With tears in his eyes, program ...

Garbage truckers’ gripes

Lawsuit claims city devised computer program to cheat workers

While some members on the city council push to increase the minimum wage, attorneys for the city will be preparing their defense in a class-action lawsuit from an employee who says the city violated California's ...