Category Archives: California

Palo Alto Approves “Close Proximity Microwave Radiation Antennas” Despite Popular Resistance

Things are heating up in the neighborhoods of  Silicon Valley where Verizon just obtained approval from the Palo Alto City Council to install “small cells” with big radiation outside people’s homes. Residents continue to resist these intrusions on their streets, … Continue reading

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Pacific Power “Believes the Science it Wants to Believe”

The following article was submitted by Betty Kreeger in Siskiyou County, California, describing a recent public meeting that raised more questions than providing answers (a familiar situation for many of you!). On December 6th Pacific Power sent Regional Business Manager … Continue reading

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Alameda, CA Police Arrest Man for Refusing Microwave-Pulsing Meters on his Kids’ Bedroom Wall

Alameda’s so-called “smart meter opt out” leaves those in multi-unit housing exposed Alameda, CA—Christopher Rabe, a 39-year resident of Alameda and father of two was arrested on Thursday, March 29th at 10:30am after peacefully standing in the way of Alameda … Continue reading

Posted in California, Changing a Meter, Citizen rebellion, Class Issues and Social Equality, Democracy, health effects, neighborhood organizing, radio-frequency radiation, Smart Grid | 3 Comments

California Governor Brown VETOES SB649

On October 15th, 2017 Governor Brown VETOED SB649, a bill that would have allowed the telecom industry to bypass traditional planning channels at the local government level, and install new cell towers on every power pole in the state with … Continue reading

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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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