CPUC Considers Hearing In Ojai

By Logan Hall

Ojai citizens fed up with rising water rates might get a chance to have their voices heard by the government. The California Public Utilities Commission — which regulates utilities like local water purveyor Golden State Water Company — had previously rejected the City of Ojai’s formal request for a CPUC public participation hearing regarding GSWC’s most recent rate case, in which they requested an increase of 25 percent to their rates for customers by 2015. Ojai’s rejection caused an uproar amongst Golden State’s opposition in the

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