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Ben Ehrenreich: PG&E and the Nasty Side of Capitalism

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There’s a quote often attributed, perhaps incorrectly, to the great economist John Maynard Keynes that “Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men for the nastiest of motives will somehow work for the benefit of all.” The absurdity of this notion is being played out in real time in the form of smoke-filled air and rolling blackouts in Northern California, courtesy of the state’s largest monopoly, Pacific, Gas & Electric, better known as PG&E.

GreenBiz and State of California to Collaborate on Advancing Grid Resilience

Summit at VERGE 19 to convene public- and private-sector leaders in response to wildfire and clean-energy goals.
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OAKLAND and SACRAMENTO, Calif., September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/— GreenBiz Group and the state of California today announced a collaboration to advance California’s climate and energy goals in the wake of devastating wildfires, with a Grid Resilience Summit to be held on October 24 as part of VERGE 19.

2019 National Latino Leaders to be Honored at The 5th Annual National Latino Leadership Conference

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LOS ANGELES, August 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE), an initiative under the National Diversity Council, will host the Fifth Annual National Latino Leadership Conference on October 16th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown. This year’s theme is “The Legacy of Latino Leadership: Culture & Inclusion”.

Ceres Praises New Bill That Will Help Ensure Safe and Affordable Drinking Water for 1 Million Californians

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Ceres joins other environmental and community advocates and many California businesses in welcoming a major legislative victory today after state lawmakers approved a bill that will help ensure more than 1 million Californians have safe and affordable drinking water. 

REC Solar Saves California School District Millions Through Innovative Solar Energy Solutions

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  • Pleasanton Unified School District is the latest education system to work with REC Solar to deploy on-site solar plus storage solutions.
  • Installations illustrate the education market’s need to control peak demand and lower costs.
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  • Pleasanton Unified School District is the latest education system to work with REC Solar to deploy on-site solar plus storage solutions.
  • Installations illustrate the education market’s need to control peak demand and lower costs.

Help Solve Homelessness at Cisco Live US 2019

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In one week we’ll be together at Cisco Live, in person or virtually, fueling our personal and professional growth through keynotes, events, and training focused on Cisco products, solutions, and services. This year’s event continues to celebrate what we can all make possible in this world with vision, focus, effort and technology.

But imagine for one moment your life with a different story. One that starts and ends each day in a car, on the streets, or in a homeless shelter. Impossible, right? Think again.

Paradise Not Lost: Wells Fargo Grant Helps California Communities Rebuild After Camp Fire

Wells Fargo has increased its support for wildfire relief with a $3.25 million donation to the Butte Strong Fund, providing housing and small business recovery for those affected by the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California.
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Six years after opening his auto repair shop in Paradise, California, Brad Jenks II felt like life was good. Business was steady, and he and his wife Julie could clearly see a future with fewer long hours and more family vacations.

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