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  • Commentary: Remember the fight to save the coast

    Baby boomers may remember the Beatles' verse: "It was 20 years ago today, Sergeant Pepper taught the band to play." How long 20 years seemed when that song was released! Let's double that this October and November to celebrate the 40th anniversaries of...
  • Commentary: It's time to turn off San Onofre

    Talk about a game-changer. Do you know the Barack Obama campaign tracked the buying, subscription and leisure habits of 29,000 voters as far back as 2008? Most presidential campaigns track about 1,500 voters for six to 12 months. It turns out this is...
  • San Onofre closure will remake local power grid, PUC chief says

    San Onofre closure will remake local power grid, PUC chief says
    The head of the California Public Utilities Commission said Tuesday that the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant leaves significant unanswered questions about the future energy supply for Southern California, particularly for San Diego and...
  • Cost for troubled San Onofre plant? $400 million and growing

    The parent company of Southern California Edison, operator of the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant, reported Tuesday that the costs of the yearlong outage at the plant had ballooned to more than $400 million as of the end of 2012. The hefty price tag...
  • Officials rejected some changes to crippled San Onofre generators

    Officials rejected some changes to crippled San Onofre generators
    A report on the root causes of problems at the San Onofre nuclear plant shows that officials considered making design changes to the plant’s new steam generators before they were installed but rejected some fixes in part because they would require...
  • San Onofre reactor unit could safely be fired up at full power, Edison says

    San Onofre reactor unit could safely be fired up at full power, Edison says
    Southern California Edison submitted an analysis to federal regulators showing that one of the two reactor units at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant could operate safely at full power for almost a year. The plant has been shuttered since a steam...
  • Edison, Mitsubishi hit roadblock on San Onofre's future

    Edison, Mitsubishi hit roadblock on San Onofre's future
    A flurry of letters that went back and forth between Southern California Edison and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries late last year reveal the serious hurdles that stand in the way of the San Onofre nuclear power plant's long-term future. The plant had...
  • Activists praise San Onofre closure, but 1,100 layoffs expected

    Anti-nuclear activists and Sen. Barbara Boxer celebrated Southern California Edison's announcement Friday that the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant will be permanently retired. The coastal plant near San Clemente once supplied power to about 1.4...
  • Discussions continue over restart of San Onofre nuclear plant

    Federal regulators and Southern California Edison officials met publicly for a second time Tuesday to discuss Edison's restart proposal for the San Onofre nuclear plant, which has been out of service for more than 10 months because of unexpected equipment...
  • City to adopt resolution regarding San Onofre

    City to adopt resolution regarding San Onofre
    The City Council made it clear that it planned to approve a resolution listing complaints about San Onofre's operation and concerns about its future, but that didn't keep the public from expressing opinions. Speakers came from San Clemente, Washington,...
  • Plans being drawn up for another summer without San Onofre

    The organization responsible for overseeing California's power grid is developing plans to meet next summer's electricity needs in Southern California if the San Onofre nuclear plant remains offline, according to the Los Angeles Times. The plant's outage...
  • San Onofre outage costs now more than $300 million

    San Onofre outage costs now more than $300 million
    The costs of the outage at the San Onofre nuclear plant continue to soar, but it remains unclear who will ultimately foot the bill. Edison International, the parent company of plant operator and majority owner Southern California Edison, reported its...