East Bay Municipal Utility District General Manager Alexander Coate Tuesday proposed a 19 percent water rate increase for customers over the next two years to pay for infrastructure and maintenance work.
That’s because interest rates have dropped since the team started construction on the project.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. rates are set to increase by $299 million to help pay for pipeline inspection and upgrade costs in the wake of the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.
Parking meter rates are once again being adjusted as the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency works through its SFpark’s pilot program.
Netflix is raising its prices by as much as 60 percent for millions of subscribers who want to rent DVDs by mail and watch video on the Internet.
Soon drivers will have to open their wallets a little wider to park in downtown San Jose after the city council has approved a 33 percent rate increase at downtown garages.
California regulators have approved Pacific Gas & Electric rate changes that give homeowners who use large amounts of electricity a break while those who conserve pay more.
The California Public Utilities Commission has approved a proposal to lower rates for high volume Pacific Gas and Electric customers, and raise rates for some low-income users.