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Del Oro Asking State for Okay for a 3 Year Surcharge
JOHNSON PARK - Del Oro Water Company has sent out a notice that it intends to collect a $467.31 surcharge, averaging an additional $12.98 to customers bills for three years if the California Public Utilities Commission okays their request.
The company says it failed to collect that money due which was incurred between the Interim Rate Increase approval on April 19, 2012 and the General Rate Case approval on November 14, 2013. The notice was dated November 25 and gives customers 20 days to respond to the California Public Utilities Commission, Water Division at 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco.
Customers wishing to protest must include in the letter the facts constituting grounds for the protest, how the advise letter affects them and how part or all of the letter is not justified.
If those requests request an evidentiary hearing before a law judge, the protest must state the facts the customer would present at the hearing to support the request. The decision as to hold or not hold a hearing will be based on the content of the protest.
A copy of any protest sent to the PUC must be sent to Del Oro Water Company.
Del Oro must respond to a customerís protest within five days of
IN THE NEWS
Boy Scout Luke Urlie
BURNEY - Luke Urlie (pictured above) received the highest badge a Boy Scout can receive during a ceremony in his honor at the Lions Hall Saturday.
Luke joined the Boy Scouts in the 7th grade.
Among his many achievements during his five-years in Troop 38, he completed over 50 Boy Scout trips including 30 campouts, 40 hikes, five bicycle trips and four back packing trips.
He attended five weeklong camps and held six leadership positions.
He also completed over 300 hours of community service, earned 28 merit badges and competed his Eagle Scout project before he turned 18.
Burney's Christmas Tree Lane Lighted - Santa Visits
Burney made it official, the 2013 Christmas season is upon us -
The Christmas lights on Christmas lane were officially lit in
ceremonies complete with the Veteranís Honor Guard
presenting the Nationís colors, the Henry Winkleman family
carolling, Santa coming to visit, arriving on a Burney Fire Truck,
and lots of hot chocolate and other goodies.
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Pair Arrested - Charged with Burney Auto Theft
BURNEY - It doesnít pay to leave your car idling while you arenít in it as a Burney resident found out Friday morning.
According to CHP Sergeant Spain the victims did just that, and while out of the vehicle, two other people got in and drove east toward Johnson Park.
A third party spotted the vehicle fueling at Rocky Ledge Shell and they spotted the pursuing vehicle and sped away, jumping the curb and heading east.
The car turned southbound on Highway 89 and then onto the Cassel- Fall River Road. They followed the road in the direction of Fall River.
Sgt. Spain heard the radio traffic from officers now in
pursuit and started southbound on the Cassel-Fall River Road.
Thanksgiving Fire Destroys Trailer on Day Road
DAY - Firefighters from McArthur, Fall River Mills, Day Road, Cal Fire and Lassen National Forest responded to the report of a fully involved mobile home on Day Road, near Gooch Mill Road, shortly after 6 a.m. Thanksgiving.
Firefighters first reported that the fire had also spread slightly into the wildland. They were unable to save the modular belonging to Jack Oilar. The fire was kept from spreading into the wildland.
A spokesman for Cal Fire said the cause was under investigation and no dollar loss had been established last Friday.
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