Public Hearing on Edison’s Three Billion Dollar Rate Hike

Contacts: Thalia González

Senior Legal Counsel

510-926-4002 / mailto:thaliag@greenlining.org

Jesse W. Raskin

Legal Counsel

510-898-0506 / mailto:jesser@greenlining.org

Public Hearing on Edison ‘s Three Billion Dollar Rate Hike: Company Ignores Ongoing Recession, Californians to Pay More for Basic Services

Berkeley , CA – The California Public Utilities Commission is a hold a series of public hearings where southern California residents can voice their concerns regarding Edison ‘s $2.898 billion dollar rate hike. Many community groups, including Mabuhay Alliance, FALCON, the Inland Empire Latino Coalition, and the Greenlining Institute oppose the rate hike, for the following reasons: Continue reading “Public Hearing on Edison’s Three Billion Dollar Rate Hike”

Greenlining Exposes Farmers Insurance Attempt to Escape Scrutiny of its Multi-Million Dollar Rate Increase

Source: www.insurancebroadcasting.com | Written by: Insurance Newscast

The Greenlining Institute, a multi-ethnic consumer protection organization, filed a petition today with the Commissioner of the California Department of Insurance demanding review of Farmers and Fire Insurance Exchange (Farmers) application for a 6.9 percent rate increase on their homeowner multi-peril insurance product line. Continue reading “Greenlining Exposes Farmers Insurance Attempt to Escape Scrutiny of its Multi-Million Dollar Rate Increase”

PUC to Scrutinize Edison’s Corporate Philanthropy

Thalia González

Senior Legal Counsel

510-926-4002

thaliag@greenlining.org

Jesse W. Raskin

Legal Counsel

510-898-0506

jesser@greenlining.org

Berkeley , CA – On March 26, 2008, California Public Utilities Commission President Michael R. Peevey issued a landmark decision which increases public oversight into Southern California Edison’s record as a corporate citizen, within the context of the utility’s pending application for a $ 2.9 billion rate increase. Continue reading “PUC to Scrutinize Edison’s Corporate Philanthropy”

Leveling the Playing Field for Minority Entrepreneurs

AT&T, GREENLINING INSTITUTE AND UCLA ANDERSON SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

Contact :
Thalia N.C. González
Senior Legal Counsel
510-926-4002

mailto:thaliag@greenlining.org

Berkeley , CA – With over a million dollars in initial funding from AT&T’s merger with SBC, the Greenlining Institute, AT&T and UCLA Anderson School of Management are set to launch the 2008 management programs focused on training minority entrepreneurs in California. Continue reading “Leveling the Playing Field for Minority Entrepreneurs”

Report Card Ranks Best and Worst Small Business Lenders to Minorities

Written by: Christian Gonzalez-Rivera

Contact:
Christian González-Rivera
Research Program Coordinator
Tel.: 510-926-4020
christiang@greenlining.org
greenlining.org

Today, the Greenlining Institute issued its annual report card ranking the performance of top financial institutions in SBA lending to minority entrepreneurs. The findings are based on the verified data for fiscal year 2007 provided to Greenlining by the SBA through a Freedom of Information Act request. Continue reading “Report Card Ranks Best and Worst Small Business Lenders to Minorities”