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Archives for January 2016
Last July, 2,000 conservatives and Tea Party activists gathered in Las Vegas for the annual FreedomFest, which featured GOP presidential frontrunners Donald Trump and Marco Rubio. But it was a fourth grade public school teacher from Orange County named Rebecca Friedrichs who promised the far right a prize that neither Trump nor Rubio could offer…. [Read More]
IBEW 1245 Reno/Sparks Retirees Club members (from left) Rod Thomas, Cyril Escallier, Jim Lappin and Ron Borst (far right) presented a donation for $250 to Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation rep Lisa Shaffer (holding check) on Dec. 29, 2015.
California’s biomass energy plants are shutting down as competing, subsidized solar farms emerge, mainly in San Joaquin Valley. Six of these waste-to- energy facilities have closed in two years, including a plant in Delano, owned and operated by Covanta, after San Diego Gas & Electric terminated its power purchase agreement with the company.
The IBEW 1245 Reno/Sparks Retirees Club chapter donated $600 in club funds plus an additional $250 in matching union funds to the local Meals on Wheels program in Washoe County. Pictured from left: Local 1245 retirees Rod Thomas, Bud Gray, Jim Lappin, Cyril Escallier, Vickie Borst and Ron Borst, and Washoe County Senior Services Administrative… [Read More]
Line Clearance Tree Trimmer Fatality Local 1245 lost another member this week to another tragic fatal accident. 26-year-old Kenneth Williams lost his life on Wednesday, Dec. 30 when he fell approximately 40-50 feet from a tree while working for Wright Tree Service. Preliminary reports are that the accident occurred East of Orleans, Ca. in Humboldt… [Read More]
Para Español, desplácese hacia abajo Sadly we must report a tragic fatal accident that occurred on Wednesday December 30. Preliminary reports are that a Wright Tree employee Kenneth Williams died in a forty- to fifty-foot fall while working north of Weitchpec, CA in Humboldt County. Kenneth had been employed by Wright Tree for a little over three… [Read More]
The California Energy & Utility Workforce Consortium presents the 2016 Careers in Energy Contest! Win up to $1,500 and help recruit students to pursue careers in energy.
The Truckee Donner Public Utility District is a customer-owned electric and water utility located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains 15 miles north of Lake Tahoe. This position performs installation, testing, maintenance and calibration of electric meters, wiring in the transformers and substations and related equipment and electrical components utilized by the District’s Electric and… [Read More]
Editor: I am writing as a resident of Discovery Bay regarding PG&E’s recent 48-hour gas outage affecting 6,000 homes in our community. While it was a definite inconvenience, I would like to give recognition to the hard-working PG&E employees who were professional, courteous and over-the-top concerned for the residents they were servicing