Yesterday, Southern California Edison (SCE) announced the inevitable: it was filing a lawsuit against Mitshubishi, the Japanese company that made the faulty replacement steam generators which led to the downfall of SCE's San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). The lawsuit argues that Mitsubi ... More >>
The anti-nuke activist has spent years fighting the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Now, the impossible is on his horizon: its permanent shutdown
Southern California Edison has officially confirmed what has been assumed for weeks: its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station will not come back online this summer.The power giant is now looking at an August restart.
UPDATE, APRIL 25, 10:53 A.M.: As expected, the Irvine City Council Tuesday night called for the shutdown of the nuclear power plant 22 miles away, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).Among the more than 200 people who turned out for the agenda item was Arnie Gundersen, a former nuclear ... More >>
What do Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, Barack Obama, a marijuana-toting pilot who wandered into the presidential airspace leaving Corona del Mar and the shooting of two Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Long Beach have in common?They are all connected to the Hollywood Illuminati A ... More >>
"To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful." - Thomas EdisonA disabled Gulf War-era veteran who uses a breathing machine to sleep says Southern California ... More >>
Richard Gardner EngelIn the 1990s, you could not serpentine around a champagne server at a high society soiree in Orange County without bumping into Richard and Jolene Engel. They were everywhere, even landing aboard the P'zazz yacht when the Nordstrom family hosted a private Newport Harbor suppe ... More >>
UPDATE, NOV. 2, 8:15 A.M.: Before we tell you normal operations have resumed at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) and the county has deactivated its Emergency Operations Center, has anyone suggested the incident was a heavenly prank pulled by recently crossed no-nuker Jeanie Bernstein ... More >>
The two thought they were doing the people of Long Beach a favor. Then they became targets in the city's weird war on weed
UPDATE, MAY 18, 11:31 A.M.: Facing a full house of potential voters opposed to the continued operation of the nearby San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), the San Clemente City Council decided Tuesday night to send letters to lawmakers seeking removal of radioactive waste from the plant. ... More >>
EXCLUSIVE! Super-secret plans are afoot to name Orange County's largest public-works project after the Great Communicator
[Moxley Confidential] Republican challenger says he will boot OC's lone Democrat from Congress
Readers following the Weekly on Twitter claim there is a big power outage in Huntington Beach right now, something Southern California Edison has confirmed.OUTAGE DETAILSCity: HUNTINGTON BEACH Start time: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 2:58 PM Problem description: There is currently a wide spread pow ... More >>
An anti-tax group and a coalition of businesses quietly led by Texas oil companies have launched a signature drive for a November ballot initiative that would suspend California's pioneering law to combat global warming.Meanwhile, a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)-bankrolled measure that cons ... More >>
For those on both sides of the debate over whether to fire up the Unit 2 reactor at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), last week was a roller coaster.
If you want to pollute in Orange County, its best to be a multinational
Irvine's Rules of Ethical and Open Governance would restrict criticism of politicians, passing of "GO", collection of $200
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GOP official and Edison spokesperson Jo Ellen Allen drew friends, patriots and Republican allies into her husbands multimillion-dollar investment scam
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Gaddi Vasquez led the county into the 1994 bankruptcy. Now hes poised to run the Bush-era Peace Corps
Developer allegedly overcharged tenants for utilities
The press and politicians protect John Moorlach from tough questions about Edison investments
One ratepayers plea for government assistance
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