Friday, August 21, 2015

Proceeding Number A.12-04-019 SECOND AMENDED SCOPING MEMO AND RULING OF THE ASSIGNED COMMISSIONER

ABSTRACT: Re: Application of California-American Water Company (U210W) for Approval of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project and Authorization to Recover All Present and Future Costs in Rates, the SECOND AMENDED SCOPING MEMO AND RULING OF THE ASSIGNED COMMISSIONER document copy is embedded. Summary This Second Amended Scoping Memo and Ruling of the assigned Commissioner extends the statutory deadline in this proceeding to December 31, 2016. Therefore, pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 1701.5(b), an extension to December 31, 2016 for completion of this proceeding will permit reasonable time to complete environmental work, GWR Phase II, the Commission decision assessing CPCN (Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity) issues (Phase I and Phase II) and environmental issues, and other possible contingencies. IT IS RULED that the statutory deadline for this proceeding is December 31, 2016.
Filing Date 8-19-15
SECOND AMENDED SCOPING MEMO AND RULING OF THE ASSIGNED COMMISSIONER

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

In the Matter of the Complaint of Deborah Hidalgo, Complainant. vs. City Of Carmel-by-the-Sea Respondent: SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE, COMPLAINT OF DISCRIMINATION UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT (DFEH NUMBER 196038-82594) & COMPLAINT OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BEFORE THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING (DFEH No. 168394-160733)

ABSTRACT: Complaint Deborah Hidalgo, was “employed by the City as a Parking Enforcement Officer from 1987 to 1992, and has been reemployed as a Community Services Officer since 2005. Hidalgo has not been on any form of compensated employment status since June 2014. Hidalgo filed two different charges against the City with the California Department of Fair Employment & Housing, including DFEH Numbers 196038-82594 and 168394-160733,” according to the SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE. The COMPLAINT OF DISCRIMINATION UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT (DFEH NUMBER 196038-82594) alleged “Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation” involving the CITY OF CARMEL POLICE DEPARTMENT on or before March 10, 2013 and as a result was “Denied a work environment free of discrimination and/or retaliation, Denied equal pay, Denied family care or medical leave.” (Date Filed Dec 11, 2013).  The COMPLAINT OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BEFORE THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING Under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (Gov. Code,§ 12900 et seq.) (DFEH No. 168394-160733) alleged “On or around June 01, 2014, complainant alleges that respondent took the following adverse actions against complainant: Discrimination, Retaliation Denied a good faith interactive process, Denied a work environment free of discrimination and/or retaliation, Denied family care or medical leave, Denied reinstatement, Other, . Complainant believes respondent committed these actions because of their: Disability.” (Date Filed: May 22, 2015). Finally, the SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE between the “City of Carmel-by-the-Sea (which includes without limitation the City's legislative bodies, the City Council and its members, the Police Department of the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea and all other departments, commissions, agencies, boards, predecessors, successors, subsidiaries, related entities, past, present, and future employees, officers, directors, managers, agents, affiliates, assigns, and insurers) (collectively, "the City") and Deborah Hidalgo (referred to herein as "Hidalgo") regarding any and all complaints grievances, charges, claims or causes of action that Hidalgo has or may have since the first date of her employment with the City until the date of execution of this Agreement,” dated July 21, 2015, includes a TERM of “The City and/or its agents will pay to Deborah Hidalgo and her attorneys, Michelle Welsh and the law firm of Stoner, Welsh & Schmidt, the lump sum of One hundred twenty five thousand dollars ($125,000.00) as full and final payment for any claim Hidalgo may have against City during the time of her employment, to be allocated by Hidalgo between herself and her attorneys, with Hidalgo to be responsible for any and all applicable taxes.” Document copies of the SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE, COMPLAINT OF DISCRIMINATION UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT (DFEH NUMBER 196038-82594) and COMPLAINT OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BEFORE THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING (DFEH No. 168394-160733) are embedded.
SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE
Hidalgo v City of Carmel-by-the-Sea
DATED: 7-21-15
COMPLAINT OF DISCRIMINATION UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT
(DFEH NUMBER 196038-82594)
Hidalgo v City of Carmel-by-the-Sea
Date Filed Dec 11, 2013
COMPLAINT OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BEFORE THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING
(DFEH No. 168394-160733)
Hidalgo v City of Carmel-by-the-Sea
Date Filed: May 22, 2015

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Proceeding Number A.12-04-019 RESPONSE OF CALIFORNIA-AMERICAN WATER COMPANY TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE WEATHERFORD’S RULINGS REQUESTING DATA ON RATEMAKING AND GEOSCIENCE PATENTS

ABSTRACT; Re: Application of California-American Water Company (U210W) for Approval of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project and Authorization to Recover All Present and Future Costs in Rates, the RESPONSE OF CALIFORNIA-AMERICAN WATER COMPANY TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE WEATHERFORD’S RULINGS REQUESTING DATA ON RATEMAKING AND GEOSCIENCE PATENTS document copy is embedded.  

Filing Date 7-28-15
RESPONSE OF CALIFORNIA-AMERICAN WATER COMPANY TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE WEATHERFORD’S RULINGS REQUESTING DATA ON RATEMAKING AND GEOSCIENCE PATENTS

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Proceeding Number A.12-04-019 RESPONSE OF GEOSCIENCE SUPPORT SERVICES, INC. TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE’S RULING REQUESTING DATA ON RATEMAKING AND GEOSCIENCE PATENTS

ABSTRACT: Re: Application of California-American Water Company (U210W) for Approval of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project and Authorization to Recover All Present and Future Costs in Rates, the RESPONSE OF GEOSCIENCE SUPPORT SERVICES, INC. TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE’S RULING REQUESTING DATA ON RATEMAKING AND GEOSCIENCE PATENTS document copy is embedded
Filing Date 7-28-15
RESPONSE OF GEOSCIENCE SUPPORT SERVICES, INC. TO ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE’S RULING REQUESTING DATA ON RATEMAKING AND GEOSCIENCE PATENTS

MONTEREY PENINSULA REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY (MPRWA) REGULAR MEETING AGENDA & MINUTES August 13, 2015


MONTEREY PENINSULA REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY (MPRWA)
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA PACKET
August 13, 2015

Thursday, August 06, 2015

MARINA COAST WATER DISTRICT VS. CALIFORNIA-AMERICAN WATER COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA ET AL (Case Number: CGC 15-547125), Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco

ABSTRACT: On July 30, 2015, MARINA COAST WATER DISTRICT filed COMPLAINT OF MARINA COAST WATER DISTRICT FOR (1) BREACH OF WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS; (2) BREACH OF CONTRACT; (3) PROMISSORY ESTOPPEL; (4) UNJUST ENRICHMENT; AND (5) VIOLATION OF LAW OR CPUC ORDERS OR DECISIONS against CALIFORNIA-AMERICAN WATER COMPANY, a California corporation; MONTEREY COUNTY WATER RESOURCES AGENCY; and DOES 1 through 50, inclusive,Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco. The COMPLAINT: FIRST CAUSE OF ACTION (Breach ofWarranties and Representations -WPA) (Against Agency and Does 1-50); SECOND CAUSE OF ACTION (Breach of Contract- Repudiation) (Against Agency and Does 1-50); THIRD CAUSE OF ACTION (Breach of Contract-Repudiation) (Against CAW and Does 1-50); FOURTH CAUSE OF ACTION (Promissory Estoppel) (Against CAW, Agency and Does 1-50); FIFTH CAUSE OF ACTION (Quasi-Contract I Unjust Enrichment) (Against CAW and Does 1-50); SIXTH CAUSE OF ACTION (Breach of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing) (Against CAW, the Agency and Does 1-50); SEVENTH CAUSE OF ACTION (Public Utility Violation of Law, or Orders or Decisions ofthe CPUC) (Against CAW and Does 1-50)
PRAYER FOR RELIEF
WHEREFORE, plaintiff Marina Coast Water District prays for judgment as follows:
1. Marina be awarded compensatory damages from Agency and/or CAW for their respective breach of warranty and/or breach of contract;
2. In the alternative, Marina be awarded compensatory damages from CAW and/or Agency on Marina's Fourth and Fifth Causes of Action, as permitted by law;
3. Marina be awarded exemplary damages from CAW for the latter's violations of CPUC Rule of Practice and Procedure 1.1, D.10-08-008 and D.10-12-016.
4. That Marina recover from defendants its costs of suit herein, including attorney's fees incurred to the extent allowed by law.
For such other relief as the Court may deem just and proper in the circumstances.
A Case Management Conference is set for:
DATE: DEC-30-2015
TIME: 10:30AM
PLACE: Department 610
400 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA 941 02-3680
COMPLAINT OF MARINA COAST WATER DISTRICT FOR (1) BREACH OF WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS; (2) BREACH OF CONTRACT; (3) PROMISSORY ESTOPPEL; (4) UNJUST ENRICHMENT; AND (5) VIOLATION OF LAW OR CPUC ORDERS OR DECISIONS
JURY TRIAL DEMANDED

[Exempt from fees - Gov. Code § 61 03]
SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO

MARINA COAST WATER DISTRICT, Plaintiff, v. CALIFORNIA-AMERICAN WATER COMPANY, a California corporation; MONTEREY COUNTY WATER RESOURCES AGENCY; and DOES 1 through 50, inclusive, Defendants
Case No.: CGC-15-547125

Case Management Conference
CASE NUMBER: CGC-15-547125 MARINA COAST WATER DISTRICT VS. CALIFORNIA-AMERICAN WATER COMPANY

REFERENCE:
Marina Coast returns suit against Cal Am, county seeking more than $18 million
By Jim Johnson, Monterey Herald
Posted: 08/05/15, 6:24 PM PDT