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SCE asks court to extend wildfire liability to cities and counties, too 22 January 2019, by Steve Blum -

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If a local government allows homes to be built in high risk communities and doesn’t build or manage infrastructure in a way that mitigates that risk, could it be as responsible for disasters as an electric company that similarly installs and operates electric lines to serve those areas? That question was handed to a Los Angeles County superior court judge on Friday by Southern California ... continue reading »

Comcast continues aggressive bill at will tactics against customers, Minnesota attorney general says 21 January 2019, by Steve Blum -

Comcast deceived thousands of customers in Minnesota, according to a complaint filed ... continue reading »

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