A.M. Splash: AT&T Rates Have Skyrocketed; Nudists Challenge SF Ban; MoveOn Founder Meets Tea Partier; Calif. Gun Laws Cited as Model
AT&T rates skyrocket since deregulation (SF Chronicle) In August 2006, the California Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously to allow AT&T and other companies that provided local telephone service to raise prices at will. Then-Commissioner Rachelle Chong, a Republican, credited as the driving force behind the deregulation plan, argued that growing competition from Internet phone service […]
Many Northern California residents spotted a fireball travelling across the sky at about 7:45pm Wednesday. Some heard a loud boom. News organizations later reported that it was a meteor.