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Hostilities elsewhere

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District’s governing board this morning convened in an open-air garage behind the district’s Manteca offices a public hearing at which it voted unanimously to try again its failed bid to oust Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and to take over the electricity market in and around Manteca, Escalon and Ripon. [...]

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PG&E announces … it follows the law

City Councilwoman Leslie Baranco Martin has been advocating at City Council meetings recently that City Hall re-consider franchise fees, meaning a review of Pacific Gas & Electric Co.’s annual payment to the city for the right to operate here. (In Fiscal 2006-07 the payment was $1.1 million).   The city might have been better positioned to [...]

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