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Santa Rosa seeks input on railroad crossing swap

Santa Rosa is preparing to tackle one of the thorniest issues related to the arrival of commuter rail service to the city — where people should be allowed to cross the tracks.

State utilities board slams Sebastopol over SmartMeter ban

The California Public Utilities Commission called Sebastopol’s moratorium on the installation of SmartMeters ‘unlawful and unenforceable’ in a letter sent to city officials Friday.

PG&E gets earful over SmartMeters at Santa Rosa hearing

Two hundred people turned out Thursday in Santa Rosa to rail against PG&E SmartMeters, complaining that individual opt-out fees are unfair, that cities should be able to get out of the program and that the wireless technology is a health threat.