Man suspected of operating illegal marijuana grow in Murrieta home

Man suspected of operating illegal marijuana grow in Murrieta home

Murrieta police officers on Friday, Nov. 17, arrested a 47-year-old man suspected of operating an illegal marijuana grow inside a home, and stealing electricity to do it. Huu Thanh Tran was arrested on suspicion of illegal marijuana cultivation; possessing, selling or transporting marijuana; not paying for utilities and grand theft, according to online jail records. […]

TVCC issues ‘Scam Alert’

TEMECULA – The Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce has been alerted to a scam that is hitting local businesses. According to a press release, a local business answered a call from a 1-800 number claiming to be Southern California Edison (SCE), threatening to disconnect electricity service unless payment is made immediately using a pre-paid cash […]

Utilities’ attempt to make solar less attractive backfires, experts say

TEMECULA –The Southern California Edison utility territory, which includes 50,000 square miles across Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside counties, will be entering into a solar new world order July 1. Net metering 2.0, or the newest set of rules for solar customers, will go into effect at the start of next month. Solar advocates feared […]

Lake Elsinore council lays groundwork to battle SoCal Edison transmission lines

The Lake Elsinore City Council unanimously approved a plan to combat two high-voltage transmission lines proposed to go through the city during a May 23 council meeting. Both lines are proposed by the Southern California Edison corporation. Community development director Grant Taylor said during a status update on the proposals the city had several issues […]

San Jacinto soon to offer electric power choice

The San Jacinto Council has agreed to enter an administrative services contract with the City of Lancaster’s California Choice Energy Authority giving residents the opportunity to choose their electric services from the CCEA or keep their current provider Southern California Edison. The two cities in the CCEA, for now, will continue to purchase its power […]

San Jacinto City Council delays decision to purchase streetlights from Southern California Edison

The San Jacinto City Council, following a presentation and review on the possible purchase of 1,810 streetlights from Southern California Edison, tabled the decision at their March 22 regular meeting. The cost and the benefit of owning the light poles was reviewed by Andy Ramirez, the city’s public works superintendent, with the approval of city […]

Supervisors approve Southern California Edison reimbursement agreement for Clinton Keith Road extension

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved a reimbursement agreement between the county and Southern California Edison for the relocation of SCE facilities which will be required as part of the Clinton Keith Road extension. The supervisors’ 4-0 vote Dec. 6, with John Benoit absent, authorizes payment of $510,212 to SCE to relocate the distribution […]

County approves utility relocation agreements for Clinton Keith Road extension

The Aug. 18 meeting of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors included the approval of two agreements with Southern California Edison for the relocation of electricity transmission and distribution lines as part of the Clinton Keith Road extension project. A 4-0 vote with Marion Ashley absent approved a joint use agreement for the relocation of […]