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When I was a kid growing up in Southern California, we used to take regular camping trips to nearby state parks. Usually it was to a state beach. As we lived in Orange County, we often visited San Onofre, or San Clemente, sometimes Doheny. One of my favorite trips, however, was up the coast to […]

May 22nd, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

As we continue to examine the future of the high speed rail project, it’s worth taking a moment to look at its impact on California’s energy needs. As it turns out, HSR will provide significant savings in terms of both energy usage as well as in the amount of money Californians send out of state […]

Jul 17th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

Yesterday the Obama Administration announced it was rejecting a proposal by TransCanada to build a pipeline to Texas to carry oil from the Alberta tar sands. The pipeline would enable Canada to sell the oil on the global market more easily, but it would help grow the environmentally ruinous extraction operations in Alberta. The Obama […]

Jan 19th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

A recent interview with a former Shell Oil executive has made waves this week, as John Hofmeister, president of the company from 2005 to 2009, predicted $5/gallon gas by 2012: “When American consumers are short or prices are so high — $5 a gallon for gasoline, for example, by 2012 — that’s going to set […]

Dec 30th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized