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Space Heater Do’s and Don’ts

We all want to be warm during the winter. Unfortunately some of us live in drafty old apartments or homes where the central heating is insufficient, forcing us to rely
Do Not Call Registry

Stop Unwanted Calls

  Sign Up For The National Do Not Call Registry. 157 million consumers depend on the Do-Not-Call list to keep annoying telemarketers away. Those consumers can now enjoy more freedom
copper phone landline legislation

Please Don’t Take Away My Landline!

Thousands of TURN members urged their legislators to reject AB 2395, and let them keep their landlines. Their advocacy was key to defeating the bill.  Here’s why one TURN member,

Can I Sell My Solar?

Everything you ever wanted to know about net metering Dear Consumer Advisor, I’m considering solar panels.  I don’t use a huge amount of electricity, but I’ve heard I can sell

TURNS out Verizon Owed Me Money

TURN training leads to refund from Verizon By Jessica Paz-Cedillos Consumers Fight Back Tip Working for TURN has taught me that an informed consumer is a wise consumer. I took

Lower Gas Price Scams?

Don’t Get Gassed: TURN is not convinced that gas deregulation can save customers money. Dear Consumer Advisor, I’ve received a couple of calls from gas companies claiming they can provide

Puzzled About Time-of-Use Rates

CPUC imposes new rates on small businesses Dear Consumer Advisor, I recently heard from PG&E that my small business, a retail shop in Fresno, is going to be billed differently,