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Self-Dealing In Charter Measure RRR Exposed By LA Times

Jamie Court | Posted 11.07.2016 | Los Angeles
Jamie Court

Adding to chorus of overbilled ratepayers urging more accountability at LA DWP, a new LA Times report shows the city's so-called "ratepayer advocate" ...

LA Judge Doesn't Approve DWP Overcharge Settlement, Calls for Improvements & Dealing With Ratepayer Objections

Jamie Court | Posted 09.11.2016 | Los Angeles
Jamie Court

Angelenos deserve an objective process to get their money back and real oversight of its renegade utility. And they shouldn't have to cough up money for more inflated bills.

Does LA DWP Billing Scandal Extend to Sweetheart Settlement With Over-Billing Attorney?

Jamie Court | Posted 09.10.2016 | Los Angeles
Jamie Court

The LA Department of Water and Power's overbilling scandals are epic. DWP is one of the least accountable agencies in the city. When it said it was cleaning up its act, it reached out to a Chicago attorney and cut a deal to allegedly pay ratepayers back.

LA Business As Usual and A Better Place

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Returning to LA from an inspiring visit to Better Place, I wasn't ready for the now almost perennially bad news about the city's financial health. Bu...

Al Gore Endorses Carbon Reduction Surcharge

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Former Vice President Al Gore has endorsed LA's green energy plan, the Carbon Reduction Surcharge, calling it "one of the most forward-thinking clean energy plans" he's ever seen.

Creating Community in LA: Emergency Preparedness

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

No man is an island. Surely you want to be linked up with neighbors in case of emergencies like earthquakes and fires. That way, when the crisis is over, you can return to your hermetic ways in one piece.