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Newsom Signs Heat Emergency Proclamation to Free Up Energy Capacity
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Newsom Signs Heat Emergency Proclamation to Free Up Energy Capacity

As California continues to experience a scorching heat wave and related energy shortages, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an emergency proclamation to free up energy capacity and reduce the need for temporary energy service disruptions. The proclamation temporarily allows some energy users and utilities to use backup energy sources to relieve pressure on the grid during peak…

Local Record Breaking Heatwave is Far From Over
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Local Record Breaking Heatwave is Far From Over

By Alex Cordero The first heatwave of 2018 started off on Friday, July 6 and several local cities had record breaking temperatures. Triple digit temperatures were reported in cities like Monrovia, Woodland Hills, and Burbank. The excessive heat also caused several fires throughout California leading Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency in…

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