PG&E Says PSPS Possible for 100K this Weekend Due to Heat and Wind

PG&E Says PSPS Possible for 100K this Weekend Due to Heat and Wind

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Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has warned late today that a Public Power Safety Shut-Off (PSPS) event is possible for ...
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Assembly exempts solar farms from 'split roll' tax initiative

Assembly exempts solar farms from ‘split roll’ tax initiative

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The Assembly has approved SB 364 (Mitchell) to exempt solar farms from Proposition 15, the "split-roll" initiative on the November ...
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Legislation to Regulate Facial Recognition Technology Stalls

Legislation to Regulate Facial Recognition Technology Stalls

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Assembly Bill 2261 by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park), which would regulate the way government agencies use facial recognition technology ...
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Pumped Storage Legislation Advancing

Pumped Storage Legislation Advancing

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As we have been reporting, there are two bills dealing with the NextEra Eagle Crest Pumped Storage Project, one that ...
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An Ambitious Environmental Agenda that Includes Climate Bond and California’s Own Green New Deal

An Ambitious Environmental Agenda that Includes Climate Bond and California’s Own Green New Deal

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Legislators returned to work this week and wasted little time in promoting a climate bond to deal with the next ...
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Housing Data Bill Passes Legislature

Housing Data Bill Passes Legislature

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Legislation requiring local government agencies to post housing-related data online yesterday passed the Senate and is now on its way ...
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Legislation to create state AI advisor moving forward

Legislation to create state AI advisor moving forward

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The director of the California Department of Technology will have authority to hire a new advisor on the uses of ...
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Tech Vendors Subject to New Performance Review Under Pending Legislation

Tech Vendors Subject to New Performance Review Under Pending Legislation

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Information Technology vendors working for the State of California will undergo new performance evaluations for all contracts of $500,000 or ...
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California Assembles First Blockchain Working Group

California Assembles First Blockchain Working Group

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California’s blockchain effort to study the technology's potential in government has a new leader.  Camille Crittenden is the first chair ...
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Wilkening Outlines Vision for Office of Digital Innovation

Wilkening Outlines Vision for Office of Digital Innovation

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Those anticipating a new tech-focused direction of Gov. Newsom’s administration have more insight this week after his top digital advisor ...
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