Posts Tagged ‘LADWP’


Socal Edison hires former LADWP CEO Ron Nichols

April 8, 2014 at 9:11 pm

Ron Nichols, the former Los Angeles Department of Water and Power general manager who stepped down in January amid a series of controversies, has been hired by Southern California Edison. Continue reading: L.A. Now – latimes.com

Downed Lines Cause Power Outage in Pacific Palisades

April 4, 2014 at 8:36 am
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Gates Security is reporting a power outage in Pacific Palisades. The outage, noted in front of Noah’s Bagels, was caused by high voltage wires that came down the power line in the 15300 block of Antioch. Los Angeles Department of Water a Continue reading: Pacific Palisades Patch News

How to lower your utility bills in Los Angeles

March 7, 2014 at 9:52 am

As an actor cultivating a TV or film career, you’ve got to be living in LA, but the City of Angels isn’t the cheapest place to hang your hat. While a fair amount of actors are… Continue reading: Examiner Los Angeles Edition Articles

Facing $300-million shortfall, DWP resumes automatic bill collections

February 21, 2014 at 10:53 pm

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power resumed sending out automatic notices to customers who are short on their bills this week, months after halting the practice amid alarm over erroneous charges. Continue reading: L.A. Now – latimes.com

Power Outage Turns out the Lights for 500 in Pacific Palisades

February 3, 2014 at 11:50 am

The affected area was near Sunset Boulevard and Allenford Avenue. Continue reading: Pacific Palisades Patch News

Outgoing LADWP General Manager Ron Nichols discusses scandal over missing financial records

January 29, 2014 at 3:51 pm

Outgoing DWP general manager Ron Nichols says he’s cooperated with a city audit of how two nonprofit trusts spent ratepayer money. ; Credit: Molly Peterson/KPCC The head of the nation’s largest public utility is stepping down Friday. Ron Nichols has been General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power for three years. […]

Department of Water and Power General Manager Ron Nichols resigns

January 9, 2014 at 12:51 pm

The head of the Department of Water and Power has resigned, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Thursday. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

Water Main Break Causes Traffic Nightmare In Echo Park

December 27, 2013 at 10:27 pm

A water main break in Echo Park caused a traffic nightmare along the major thoroughfare on Friday night. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LA utility spent $162 million on troubled billing system

November 23, 2013 at 7:51 pm

DWP officials are working to correct a new software system that has generated inaccurate bills and left customers with frustratingly long hold times when they call the utility. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said it has spent nearly three times more than the original contract cost on a computerized billing system that […]

Power Outage Affects 1,500 Customers in Pacific Palisades

November 23, 2013 at 12:34 am

Brentwood Water Main Break Leaves Dozens Without Water

November 20, 2013 at 10:15 pm

A water main break left more than 30 residents without water Wednesday in the Brentwood-area of West Los Angeles. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LADWP holds public meeting to get input on controversial solar facility in Owens Valley

November 15, 2013 at 3:05 pm

Old barded wire and other artifacts are still scattered around the Manzanar War Relocation Center north of Lone Pine, Calif., where 10,000 Japanese-American citizens were confined during World War II; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images A large array of solar panels the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is proposing for the floor of the […]