SoCal Edison

AP
AP News
November 13, 2019 - 3:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $360 million to local governments to settle lawsuits over deadly wildfires sparked by its equipment during the last two years, including one blamed for a mudslide that killed more than 20 people, the utility and attorneys announced...
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Rebekah Sager
October 30, 2019 - 5:57 pm
According to the San Francisco Chronicle , in an alert from Southern California Edison, to the California Power Utility Commission (CPUC), it was SoCal equipment that may have sparked the Easy Fire, currently raging in Simi Valley. The "Easy Fire" has burned more than 1,400 acres and nearly...
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SoCal Edison
Rebekah Sager
October 28, 2019 - 7:07 am
With winds and dry conditions still posing a big fire-danger all across Southern California, SoCal Edison has now cut power to almost 16,000 customers to prevent downed electric lines from sparking new fires. SoCal is equally considering doing the same thing to more than 350,000 customers across...
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KNX 1070
Ameera Butt
October 25, 2019 - 8:46 am
Southern California Edison is continuing its power shutoffs, both current and under consideration, on Friday. That's amid gusty Santa Ana winds and to decrease the risk of wildfires or brushfires popping up across Southern California. Currently, there is one giant fire, t he Tick Fire , raging in...
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KNX 1070
October 24, 2019 - 7:12 am
More than 15,000 people in Southern California are without power. In San Bernardino, more than 7,000 customers are currently in the dark, and in Ventura County, more than 5,000 customers are without electricity as of Thursday afternoon. SoCal Edison is cutting things off, trying to lower the risk...
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Ameera Butt
September 24, 2019 - 6:59 am
SoCal Edison has warned about 90,000 customers across the region that they could have their electricity turned off to minimize the threat of wildfires amid forecasts of gusty Santa Ana winds. The utility quadrupled the size of the potential shutdown Monday after initially estimating just over 10,...
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Ameera Butt
May 09, 2019 - 7:36 am
Power companies say they need to raise rates as much as 15 percent. State lawmakers are looking into what, if anything, they can do about it. California's investor-owned utilities like SoCal Edison and PG&E are strapped for cash. Their solution: rate increases. PG&E is in bankruptcy and...
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April 23, 2019 - 11:32 am
Southern California Edison has asked regulators to jack up your electric rates. They say it’s mostly about the risk from wildfires and the liability for the fires. Critics are slamming them for asking for a rate increase. Edison says if granted the rate increases, the electric bill for the average...
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March 01, 2019 - 9:23 am
(KNX 1070) - A plan to cut back and chop down thousands of trees to prevent wildfires isn’t sitting well with a lot of people in La Cañada Flintridge. SoCal Edison is making big plans to reduce the chances of fire ignition in high-risk areas such as La Cañada Flintridge. But an arborist and some...
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