Category Archives: Los Angeles

So Cal Activists Speak Truth to Power at Smart Grid Conference

Above, activists from Occupy LA speak truth to power at the Networked Grid smart grid conference in Westlake Village, CA last month where more than a hundred demonstrators gathered outside to protest the “smart” grid.  Apparently, the conference organizers were … Continue reading

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LA City Council Directs LADWP to Give the Lawsons an Analog; Seven Weeks of Living Without Electricity Apparently at an End

The Lawson family attended yesterday’s Los Angeles City Council meeting to describe their challenges with LADWP, and the utility’s failure to address the family’s urgent health issues that came about after a “smart” meter was installed on their home.   In … Continue reading

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Family with Young Children Forced to Live in the Cold and Dark for Refusing a LADWP Smart Meter

LOS ANGELES- Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has terminated electricity to the family of a middle school teacher, her husband, and their six children for refusing to have a smart meter on their home, which they say … Continue reading

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Edison Meters Suspected in Long Beach Throat Cancer Case

StopSmartMeters.Org recently received this account from a man in Long Beach, CA. Detractors say this type of account is “just anecdotal” and does not hold scientific or medical weight.  But how many firsthand accounts need to pile up before action … Continue reading

Posted in California, Cancer, Changing a Meter, Citizen rebellion, CPUC, Democracy, health effects, Installer Threats and Assaults, Los Angeles, Physicians, radio-frequency radiation, SCE | 12 Comments

Reports from Packed CPUC Hearings in LA and Orange County

LOS ANGELES Report from CPUC Hearing in LA from Shane of Los Angeles: “Last night’s CPUC hearing in Los Angeles had quite a good turn out.  I’m estimating that there were about 60 speakers, with maybe 85 people in attendance. … Continue reading

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