Category Archives: Orange County

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

Posted in California, Citizen rebellion, CPUC, Democracy, Electro-Hyper-Sensitivity, health effects, Los Angeles, Orange County | 1 Comment


As bad as the extortionate and punitive smart meter ‘opt-out’ fee policy seems at the moment, utilities in California are pressuring the CPUC to increase the fees, and take away the choice of an analog meter, forcing us to pay … Continue reading

Posted in California, Citizen rebellion, CPUC, Democracy, Marin County, Orange County, PG&E | 7 Comments

Shut Down not Melt Down

Anyone who thinks we can use nuclear power safely following the Fukushima disaster needs to have their head examined.  Here in Santa Cruz, California an ocean away from Japan, we saw a 35% increase in human infant mortality after the … Continue reading

Posted in California, Cancer, Citizen rebellion, Orange County, PG&E, San Francisco, Santa Cruz County, SCE | 1 Comment

Reports of Dead Bees After SmartMeter Installation Add to Growing Alarm About Smart Grid Ecological Damage

“When I got home I saw my own walkway, which is on the other side of my neighbor’s smart meter, had a new pile of  dead bees.  This, dead bees in our garden, is a new occurrence.  Sometimes they aren’t … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Harm, Bees, California, Orange County, radio-frequency radiation, SCE | 7 Comments

Stop Smart Meters Goes National … and International!

There are websites and groups using “stop smart meters” as their rallying cry all over the US, in Canada and Australia, and now in Britain (see below for a round-up). There is a documentary film brewing with the same name. … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Britain, California, Canada, Citizen rebellion, Class Issues and Social Equality, Democracy, Electro-Hyper-Sensitivity, Los Angeles, Michigan, neighborhood organizing, Orange County, PG&E, Privacy, Safety, SCE, U.K., Uncategorized | 6 Comments