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Proposition 16

Paying the IOU: Boulder and its Expiring Xcel Franchise

Anne Butterfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

With Xcel, Boulder pays Cadillac prices to cruise at the clean edge of the fossil fuel pack, but with a muni, we could be in a thrifty Prius zooming towards lots of wind and solar, shielded from coal's various costs.

What's at Stake in the Golden State? Corporate Cash vs. Progressive Populism

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Nothing less than the biggest statehouse, the biggest Senate seat, and the future presidency of America is at stake here in the Golden State.

2010 California Primaries: Voters OK Open Primaries, Reject PG&E

AP | SAMANTHA YOUNG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Blaming political parties for California's dysfunction, voters dumped the state's partisan primary but got no guarantee it would c...

Props to Know in CA: Yes on 15, No on 16!

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

Pacific Gas & Electric has spent over $46 million to get you to vote for their monopoly in our elections.

Corporate "Smart" Initiatives Will Test California Voters' Smarts Tuesday

Jamie Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jamie Court

Spending tens of millions of dollars on deceptive TV advertising could be enough to buy public policy in California. You can bet companies across America will be watching closely to see what happens.

PG&E Outspending Opponents $511 to $1 On Prop. 16 Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams When it comes to political metaphors, "David vs. Goliath" doesn't really serve to ...

PG&E Spending On Proposition 16 Reaches $44 MILLION

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s spending on Proposition 16 has hit $44 million, according to new campaign reports. The amount is far above the $35 millio...

$30 vs. $30 Million -- How Social Media Will Bring a Corporate Giant to its Knees

Ben Zolno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Zolno

Realizing Prop 16 would be bad for basically everyone but PG&E, a number of like-minded individuals got together and dug deep into our pockets, but none of us could find a thirty-million-dollar bill.

PG&E Prepared To Spend $35 On Ballot Measure

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The state's largest invester-owned utility is prepared to spend up to $35 million to pass a little-publicized measure on the June ballot. In a stat...