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July 21, 2004
EDISON DISCUSSES POWER OUTAGES WHAT HAPPENED Southern California Edison officials addressed the City Council regarding several recent power outages. WHAT IT MEANS Edison work crews are investigating several reasons why the city might be experiencing frequent outages. It could be a problem with the utility's equipment, overgrown trees or wildlife. For instance, squirrels sometimes cause outages by running along power lines. VOTE No vote was required.
NEWS
By Melanie Hicken | November 16, 2009
GLENDALE — Faced with higher premiums as a result of insurance payouts for fires started by equipment failures, two utilities are awaiting a state decision on an application to raise customer fees. Under the proposal submitted in August by Southern California Edison and the Southern California Gas Company, customers from La Crescenta and La Cañada Flintridge to Glendale would face higher fees to help the companies cover ballooning insurance costs — a move strongly opposed by Los Angeles County Sup. Mike Antonovich.
NEWS
July 11, 2005
SCE promotes Glendale resident Glendale resident Doug Kim has been named general manager of Southern California Edison's Edison Carrier Solutions, a business unit of Southern California Edison. Kim will manage the unit that provides fiber optic networks to provide telecommunications services to wireless carriers, large and small local and long distance telephone companies, alternative communications providers, cable television companies and internet access companies.
NEWS
July 18, 2005
Sales to benefit organic advocacy group Whole Foods Market announced last week that 5% of the net sales on Aug. 17 from stores in Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas will go to California Certified Organic Farmers, a nonprofit, third-party organic certifying and advocacy group. The Glendale Whole Foods is at 331 N. Glendale Ave. Free hot dogs on tap at cafe Billy's Deli & Cafe and Catering was chosen by Vienna Beef to help highlight this year's National Hot Dog Day, on Wednesday.
THE818NOW
December 19, 2011
On the first workday since two Southern California Edison employees were fatally shot during a coworker's rampage, the Irwindale offices where the attack took place will remain closed Monday. Andre Turner, 48,  opened fire Friday with a semiautomatic handgun , killing two and injuring two others, before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. Robert Scott Lindsay, 53, of Chino Hills, and Henry Serrano, 56, of Walnut -- both managers in Edison's information technology department -- were killed.
NEWS
By Melanie Hicken | November 17, 2009
GLENDALE — Faced with higher premiums and reduced coverage as a result of insurance claims for fires started by equipment failures, two utilities are awaiting a state decision on an application to potentially raise customer fees. Under the proposal submitted in August by Southern California Edison and the Southern California Gas Co., customers from La Crescenta, La Cañada Flintridge and Glendale could face higher utility bills to help the companies cover the uninsured costs of wildfires — a move strongly opposed by Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich.
NEWS
March 26, 2002
Marshall Allen LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- Southern California Edison will provide free energy-saving thermostats to qualifying small businesses. To qualify, small businesses and nonprofit organizations must not use more than 200 kilowatts of power at any given time during a month. Also, they must have at least three tons of air conditioning, with a single-zone thermostat for each unit. Customers in the program will receive up to $300 after the first year for each thermostat installed.
NEWS
By Tracey Laity | February 25, 2006
LA CA—ADA FLINTRIDGE ? Barring another violent winter storm, residents can look forward to enjoying a more reliable electrical service, following the completion of an intensive Southern California Edison upgrade, the utility provider said. Christine MacLeod, local public region manager for Southern California Edison, presented the City Council with the results of the company's intensive one-year reliability improvement projectTuesday night. Of all the cities served by Southern California Edison, La Cañada Flintridge had experienced the most frequent outages since 2000, McLeod said, largely due to the unique hillside terrain and interference from tree branches as well as native wildlife.
NEWS
June 5, 2002
To Ignacio Troncoso, director, Glendale Water and Power: This is an open letter in response to Tim Kemp's letter of May 29 in the News-Press. Maybe it's time to send a new letter outlining the components that make up the total charge for electricity and water. I realize most of the charges are defined on the reverse side of the bill. However, you do not define electric usage and water usages. The information will not make Mr. Kemp happy, but he and others might understand each charge covers different costs.
NEWS
April 5, 2012
A study of Southern California Edison 's response to the fierce windstorm that ripped through the region last fall found 70 ways the utility could improve its response to the next disaster. The study, commissioned by Edison and released Wednesday, determined the utility responded appropriately in some ways to the windstorm, which knocked out power to more than 220,000 Edison customers, toppled thousands of trees and 250 power poles and caused tens of millions of dollars' worth of damage to businesses, cars, homes and government property.
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February 28, 2014
A power outage was reported in the La Crescenta area at 9:25 a.m., affecting 1,396 customers, according to Southern California Edison officials. Officials have not determined a cause, Robert Villegas, a spokesman for the utility, said.  The boundaries of the impacted area are Whittier Drive to the north, Verdugo Boulevard to the south, Loma Vista Drive to the east and Rosemont Avenue to the west. “We expect restoration in the early afternoon,” Villegas said. Rosemont Middle School Asst.
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NEWS
April 5, 2012
A study of Southern California Edison 's response to the fierce windstorm that ripped through the region last fall found 70 ways the utility could improve its response to the next disaster. The study, commissioned by Edison and released Wednesday, determined the utility responded appropriately in some ways to the windstorm, which knocked out power to more than 220,000 Edison customers, toppled thousands of trees and 250 power poles and caused tens of millions of dollars' worth of damage to businesses, cars, homes and government property.
NEWS
February 2, 2012
State regulators on Wednesday slammed Southern California Edison for outages that left nearly a quarter of a million customers without power - - some for more than a week - during a windstorm late last year. In a preliminary report, the California Public Utilities Commission concluded that some equipment, including 21 wooden poles and 17 cables used to stabilize them, did not meet safety standards. Regulators also criticized Edison for what they said was a slow response to restore power to residents and businesses.
THE818NOW
December 19, 2011
On the first workday since two Southern California Edison employees were fatally shot during a coworker's rampage, the Irwindale offices where the attack took place will remain closed Monday. Andre Turner, 48,  opened fire Friday with a semiautomatic handgun , killing two and injuring two others, before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. Robert Scott Lindsay, 53, of Chino Hills, and Henry Serrano, 56, of Walnut -- both managers in Edison's information technology department -- were killed.
THE626NOW
December 2, 2011
An outage report on Southern California Edison's website states San Marino residents may be in the dark until late Saturday due to storm damage. From the site :  Repair crews have been notified and are aware of the problem. The wind storm affecting Southern California has caused numerous power outages requiring significant repairs. Currently it is expected that extended time will be needed to restore service. Based on our initial assessment, it is possible that some customers in this outage may be off until Saturday Late Evening Check back for updates.
NEWS
By Melanie Hicken | November 17, 2009
GLENDALE — Faced with higher premiums and reduced coverage as a result of insurance claims for fires started by equipment failures, two utilities are awaiting a state decision on an application to potentially raise customer fees. Under the proposal submitted in August by Southern California Edison and the Southern California Gas Co., customers from La Crescenta, La Cañada Flintridge and Glendale could face higher utility bills to help the companies cover the uninsured costs of wildfires — a move strongly opposed by Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich.
NEWS
By Melanie Hicken | November 16, 2009
GLENDALE — Faced with higher premiums as a result of insurance payouts for fires started by equipment failures, two utilities are awaiting a state decision on an application to raise customer fees. Under the proposal submitted in August by Southern California Edison and the Southern California Gas Company, customers from La Crescenta and La Cañada Flintridge to Glendale would face higher fees to help the companies cover ballooning insurance costs — a move strongly opposed by Los Angeles County Sup. Mike Antonovich.
FEATURES
By Robin Goldsworthy | April 10, 2009
Crescenta Valley resident Charles Bausback, 86, made his way slowly to the podium last Saturday morning at Two Strike Park after being honored as a Crescenta Valley pioneer at the annual Arbor Day ceremony. “I’m not sure if I’m deserving of this honor,” he told the crowd of more than 250 people who came out for the morning festivities, “but we’ll make the best of it.” Bausback’s recognition was a highlight of a busy morning that celebrated not only tree-planting — the reason why Arbor Day was first enacted over 135 years ago — but the chance for the community to gather.
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