California Rebates For Hybrid, Electric Cars Restricted After Plan Criticized As Taxpayer Handout To The Wealthy
State lawmakers and air quality officials are restricting rebates on hybrid and electric cars because they have been claimed by hundreds of Californians who make $500,000 or more.
California’s drought is driving more and more homeowners to give up their lush, green, water-guzzling lawns. Now, landscape companies are offering to rip them out for free, and water districts across the state are giving rebates as incentive.
According to a new report, San Francisco’s Film Rebate Program is bringing in approximately $18 of local spending for every dollar of rebate provided to television and film producers.
This despite the state’s incentive program winding down with its goal nearly achieved.
More than a million Californians will receive rebates from their health insurers next week. The refunds are the first tangible results of the federal health care overhaul.
A push is on in San Francisco to extend tax breaks for the film industry for a couple more years.
Santa Clara County is offering generous discounts for home energy check-ups, as rising temperatures have many homeowners thinking about ways to keep their house cool this summer.
A new energy saving program has been rolled out in the Bay Area to help homeowners become more energy efficient while saving on utility costs.