Category Archives: Plumas County

Plumas County’s Telecommunications Ordinance Process: Opportunities and Threats

This opinion piece appeared today in Plumas County Newspapers: We probably all agree we want quality internet and phone connections that are fast, secure, affordable, safe and reliable. The Planning Commission is currently drafting a new telecommunications ordinance for Plumas … Continue reading

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Discussion of Our Smart Meter Legal Victory on Local Radio

Last October, I went on KQNY Quincy‘s Common Good show hosted by Joseph Munoz.  At that time, our electricity had been illegally disconnected by local utility PSREC, and we were essentially camping out in our home. Following our successful lawsuit … Continue reading

Posted in California, Class Issues and Social Equality, CPUC, Democracy, Electro-Hyper-Sensitivity, Environmental Concerns, Fires, health effects, landlines, legal issues, neighborhood organizing, PG&E, Physicians, Plumas County, Privacy, PSREC, radio-frequency radiation, Safety, Smart Grid, Wi-Fi, World Health Organization | 2 Comments

CPUC Hangs PSREC’s Marshall Out to Dry in News Article

Yesterday’s front page article in the Portola Reporter about our case revealed the fact that the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is increasingly distancing itself from the legal debacle that PSREC brought upon themselves when they illegally disconnected our electricity … Continue reading

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Victory in 16-month Standoff as PSREC Drops Fees and Restores Electric Service

At the appeal court hearing on June 29th, after it was revealed that Superior Court Judge Ira Kaufman has a no-cost self-read analog meter at his home, and after PSREC’s legal arguments defending their “opt out” program fell apart, the … Continue reading

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Court Date Announced for Hart v Plumas Sierra Rural Electric

A de novo trial has been scheduled for June 29th at 10am in Quincy, CA in the Hart v. PSREC dispute. In the first round, Plumas County Superior Court Judge Janet Hilde ruled that PSREC was violating CA Public Utility … Continue reading

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