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19 07, 2016

WorkCompCentral Founder Remembered as ‘Innovative Thinker’

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The founder of WorkCompCentral died on Sunday in a motorcycle crash, according to employees at the website. David DePalo, 56, was reportedly in the Santa Monica Mountains near Malibu Hills, Calif. in the afternoon when he hit an embankment, according …

15 07, 2016

Switch Sues Nevada Regulators, NV Energy over Efforts to go Solar

By | July 15th, 2016|Recent Articles|Comments Off on Switch Sues Nevada Regulators, NV Energy over Efforts to go Solar

A data-storage center company sued Nevada electricity regulators and NV Energy this week, saying it got an unfair deal when it tried to leave the grid and suffered at the hands of a former state employee who tweeted about the …

14 07, 2016

Climate Change Exposes U.S. Infrastructure to Natural Hazards, Rand Corp. Says

By | July 14th, 2016|Recent Articles|Comments Off on Climate Change Exposes U.S. Infrastructure to Natural Hazards, Rand Corp. Says

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part column. A follow up column will focus on how catastrophe modelers are being asked to create products that take into account potential climate change impacts. A report out this week from …

13 07, 2016

California Governor Wants to Expand Efforts on Climate Change

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California Gov. Jerry Brown has launched a campaign to extend some of the most ambitious climate-change programs in the country and ensure his environmental legacy when he leaves office in two years. The centerpiece of the push is a cap-and-trade …

13 07, 2016

Methane in Northern Colorado Water Not Always from Oil Wells: Study

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The oil and gas industry may not be to blame if northeastern Colorado tap water is so full of methane it can be set on fire, researchers say. Fewer than 5 percent of the region’s water wells that were checked …

12 07, 2016

Washington-based Spirit Aerosystems Hit with Worker Discrimination Suit

By | July 12th, 2016|Recent Articles|Comments Off on Washington-based Spirit Aerosystems Hit with Worker Discrimination Suit

Employees laid off by Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. in 2013 filed a lawsuit on Monday accusing the aircraft parts supplier of singling them out by age and disability. Twenty-four plaintiffs were named and another 150 may join the case, attorney …

7 07, 2016

Utah Train Worker Error Caused Derailment, Report Shows

By | July 7th, 2016|Recent Articles|Comments Off on Utah Train Worker Error Caused Derailment, Report Shows

A Salt Lake City train derailed nearly two months ago because the operator thought he was supposed to go straight and took a curve at more than twice the recommended speed, according to newly released police documents. Operator Bryce Johnson …

7 07, 2016

Day Care Worker at Washington Center Charged with Child Molestation

By | July 7th, 2016|Recent Articles|Comments Off on Day Care Worker at Washington Center Charged with Child Molestation

An Auburn, Wash. man has been charged on allegations that he engaged in sexual conduct with two 4-year-old girls at a Renton day care center where he worked. The 21-year-old suspect was charged this week with child molestation and communicating with …

24 06, 2016

CSAA Insurance Group Financial Leader in California Named to COIN Board

By | June 24th, 2016|Recent Articles|Comments Off on CSAA Insurance Group Financial Leader in California Named to COIN Board

Lincoln Walworth, an investments executive for CSAA Insurance Group, has been appointed to the advisory board of the California Organized Investment Network. Since 1997, COIN has provided insurers with guidance on making investments that benefit underserved and rural communities, as …

24 06, 2016

California Commissioner Asks National Regulators to Block Aetna-Humana Deal

By | June 24th, 2016|Recent Articles|Comments Off on California Commissioner Asks National Regulators to Block Aetna-Humana Deal

California’s insurance commissioner on Thursday urged national antitrust regulators to block health insurer Aetna Inc’s proposed $34 billion acquisition of Humana Inc. David Jones, whose state Department of Insurance does not have authority to block the deal, said the acquisition …