State Approves Fines For Wasting Water After Report Shows Californians Using More Water, Not Conserving
California has approved fines for water wasting after a new report showed water customers in the state using more water, not less, amid calls for conservation.
State water managers are contemplating mandatory fines for water wasters as calls for water conservation in drought-plagued California have apparently fallen on deaf ears.
With the grand opening of the new 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium just around the corner, Santa Clara’s surrounding neighborhoods and cities are bracing for an influx of football fans looking for parking on game days.
A new grand jury report blames Oakland fire inspectors for failing to collect nearly a million dollars in fire hazard fines from homeowners during what could be one of the worst fire seasons in years.
An East Bay city which has enacted mandatory water cutbacks is now paying big bucks to inform those who still are not aware of the restrictions and the message to save water.
The technological advances to make San Francisco’s Muni a more efficient public-transportation system are actually working against riders, several of whom are getting fined because of faulty Clipper card readers .
30 Spare the Air alerts were issued during the past winter season, with 267 people being cited for violating the no-wood-burning rule.
Pacific Gas and Electric is once again defending itself before state regulators over recordkeeping on a leaky pipeline, this time in San Carlos.
State officials have cited an elevator company in the death of a worker at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara earlier this year.
This comes after the utility’s president on Wednesday called for full review of how management handled another flawed pipeline in San Carlos.