Court thwarts lawsuit to block utility bonds
- San Francisco activists are rebuffed in efforts to stop $7.3 billion bond sale. Jacobius, Arleen // Bond Buyer;10/24/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30259, p3
Reports on California Public Utilities Commission's (CPUC) rejection of The Utility Reform Network's (TURN) rehearing request that challenges plans to sell $7.3 billion of rate-reduction bonds. Appeal of CPUC's decision to state Supreme Court; TURN's concern on the impact of the competitive...
- California Public Utilities Commission mulls hearing over rate-reduction bonds. Berkman, Leslie // Bond Buyer;10/17/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30254, p3
Reports on the California Public Utilities Commission's possible hearing of a legal challenge to its plans to sell rate-reduction bonds. Plan of the consumer advocacy group Utility Reform Network to take the issue directly to the California Supreme Court; Shift in fiscal responsibility from the...
- California PUC unveils competition, investment plan. O'Shea, Dan // Telephony;12/13/93, Vol. 225 Issue 24, p1
Reports on the California Public Utilities Commission's report proposing several regulatory reforms and programs to stimulate spending on infrastructure improvements. Schedule for the proposal's review in the California legislature; Proposals of the `Enhancing California's Competitive Strength:...
- California gropes towards competitive electricity pricing. // Modern Power Systems;Jul95, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p11
Reports on the California Public Utilities Commission's proposal of setting up an independent system operator to control the purchase of electricity for the California system. Power of customers to buy directly from utilities; Advantages.
- CPUC adopts landmark restructuring plan. Warkentin, Denise // Electric Light & Power;Feb96, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p1
Reports on the California Public Utilities Commission's adoption of a plan that will create a competitive utility market structure. Competition and consumer choice; Regulation of terms, rates and conditions of utility services not subject to competition.
- Utilities Get OK to Again Buy Power. Jones, Ren�e Beasley // San Diego Business Journal;11/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p32
Reports on the approval of the California Public Utilities Commission to allow several firms to begin buying power. Removal of the state from energy-buying services; Plans of San Diego Gas and Electric Co. to buy electricity; Effects of the deregulation law in the electric industry.
- California intraLATA competition gets the green light. Mason, Charles F. // Telephony;9/27/93, Vol. 225 Issue 13, p7
Reports on the California Public Utilities Commission's (PUC) vote to set basic rates for the state's local exchange carriers (LEC). Discussion on requiring LECs to offer customers pre-subscription rights; Warner AxS' construction of a telecommunications network in San Diego; PUC's awarding of...
- Allegations of impropriety delay Calif. toll competition. Mason, Charles F. // Telephony;10/11/93, Vol. 225 Issue 15, p1
Reports on California regulators' suspension of a decision to expand competition in the state's intraLATA toll markets due to allegations of impropriety. Public Utilities Commission's use of outside technical experts employed by interested companies; Suggestions of a policy nature while rules...
- California issues draft rules. McCarthy, Shira // Telephony;7/24/95, Vol. 229 Issue 4, p1
Reports that the California Public Utilities Commission issued a draft of interim rules that permit new entrants in the telecommunications industry to provide service over their own facilities beginning January 1, 1996. Interim number portability for one year using remote call forwarding; Bill...