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Closing the Digital Divide
  by Ana Montes--   Access to the Internet has become today’s new civil rights issue for low-income communities, especially communities of color.
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A LifeLine to the Future: Internet Access for All
A LifeLine to the Future: Internet Access for All
  NATIONAL- Malkia Cyril, Executive Director at the Center for Media Justice and the Media Action Grassroots Network, TURN's Ana Montes and other activists comment on FCC proposal for Lifelline Internet Access:
New Electric Pricing Scheme Makes Rate Hikes Likely for Many
New Electric Pricing Scheme Makes Rate Hikes Likely for Many
Regulators overhauled the state’s system for pricing electricity for millions of Californians on Friday in a move that they said will simplify the structure and bring rates closer in line with costs. Many customers who use the least amount of…
PG&E to Pay $1.6 B in San Bruno Penalties
PG&E to Pay $1.6 B in San Bruno Penalties
Thursday, April 9, 2015, San Francisco--TURN said today that while nothing will undo the sorrow and devastation caused by PG&E’s fatal San Bruno explosion, today’s decision by the California Public Utilities Commission to hold PG&E accountable for pipeline neglect with…
Let the Sunshine In!  Ban the Ban on Clotheslines!
Let the Sunshine In! Ban the Ban on Clotheslines!
No matter what your income, you can reduce your carbon footprint, take advantage of solar energy and lower your energy bills with one of the simplest technologies around, the clothesline. Yet Homeowners Associations and Landlords routinely ban clotheslines, and have…
7 Ways to Save Money with Spring Cleaning
7 Ways to Save Money with Spring Cleaning
Springtime Cleaning Can Save Energy and Money!    Make your spring cleaning more rewarding with these energy saving cleaning tips. They'll not only reduce your energy usage, they'll also lower your bills. So grab a rag and get going! Clean Your…
Act Now: Shut the Back Door at the CPUC
Act Now: Shut the Back Door at the CPUC
A scathing report on back-door deals at the California Public Utilities Commission back confirms that cozy relations between utilities and regulators hurt consumers.  Please act now to support SB 660 (Mark Leno, D-San Francisco and Ben Hueso, D-San Diego) to…