Stories about Hetch Hetchy

PG&E, with Trump’s help, could shake down SF for $600 million

Criminal private utility makes another desperate effort to block public power in SF

PG&E tries to cheat San Francisco — again

Private utility, in a desperate move, seeks to prevent the city from shipping its own public power to its own public agencies

Clean Power program starts signup campaign

Residents and businesses can sign up now for 100 percent renewable power By Tim Redmond There hasn’t been a lot of news media attention to it,...

Solar power isn’t green? PG&E scam heads to the November ballot

Despite last-minute efforts, a misleading measure seeking to undermine clean public power is going to the voters. Will the mayor help defeat it? By Tim...

The Agenda, May 4-10: Housing protests, housing policies, and housing politics

When is it "political games" and when is it political reality? And it's fun to see the mayor praising Chris Daly, who did exactly...

Public power moves forward at City Hall. What will the mayor do now?

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 24, 2014 – The first baby steps toward public power in San Francisco continue to move forward – but the mayor...

A new approach to public power: Just sell it

By Tim Redmond JUNE 17, 2014 – At a time when Mayor Ed Lee is doing everything possible to shut down the city’s aspirations for...

SF buys plenty of dirty power

Mayor Lee doesn't want to buy power from one dirty company, but is happy to buy from others. By Tim Redmond When the mayor summarily threw...

Tom’s Town: Rain water, sugar water — and a Democratic Party squeaker

By Tom Temprano It’s raining! Real rain! Not just dense fog, but real rain in the form of droplets of water is finally making its...