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To view the study, go to SMUD Annexation Study.

No White House Bailout for New Orleans Utility
Rescuing a private firm would be inappropriate, an official says. Users are likely to foot the bill. 
latimes.com : Print Edition, December 14, 2005

FBI called in to investigate  
A consulting firm working for Pacific Gas & Electric has hacked into South San Joaquin Irrigation District computers stealing sensitive information.
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
 
To reach Dennis Wyatt, e-mail dwyatt@mantecabulletin.com

Yolo revenue may help cut SMUD rates
By Carrie Peyton Dahlberg -- Bee Staff Writer
Published 2:15 am PDT Friday, April 29, 2005

SMUD annex option aired
Changing financing plan could help save utility $60 million more in Yolo bid.

By Carrie Peyton Dahlberg -- Bee Staff Writer
Published 2:15 am PDT Wednesday, April 20, 2005

This is how energy competition is supposed to work.
Article on Energy Structure in Energy Pulse online magazine
4.6.05 Martin Homec, Attorney, Self-Employed

SMUD puzzle: Who pays to annex Yolo?
By Carrie Peyton Dahlberg -- Bee Staff Writer
Published 2:15 am PDT Thursday, April 14, 2005

SMUD decides it can provide power to county's 70,000 residents
Article Published: Sunday, April 10, 2005
By Democrat staff

Study favors SMUD annex of Yolo areas
By Beth Curda/Enterprise staff writer
Published Apr 08, 2005 - 15:41:33 CDT. 

Annexing Yolo doable, SMUD says
Report cites possible savings of $180 million over 20 years.
By Pamela Martineau -- Bee Staff Writer
Published 2:15 am PDT Thursday, April 7, 2005

Yolo board slams PG&E
County supervisors, offended by attack ad, vote in favor of SMUD annexation.
By Pamela Martineau -- Bee Staff Writer
Published 2:15 am PDT Wednesday, April 6, 2005

2 Yolo cities vote for SMUD
Davis and Woodland take key step toward breaking with PG&E.
By Pamela Martineau and Carrie Peyton Dahlberg -- Bee Staff Writers
Published 2:15 am PST Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Doubt cast on PG&E petitions. Irrigation district wants to take over service area
By Michelle Machado
Record Staff Writer
Published Friday, April 1, 2005 

Who would get vote on SMUD?
Yolo County balloting is required before expansion, but current customers might not go to polls.
By Carrie Peyton Dahlberg -- Bee Staff Writer
Published 2:15 am PST Sunday, March 27, 2005

SMUD ponders: Who will gain from expansion?
By Carrie Peyton Dahlberg -- Bee Staff Writer
Published 2:15 am PST Saturday, March 26, 2005

Publicly owned local utilities take control of their destinies
Modesto Bee, March 24, 2005 editorial 
metro@modbee.com
Last Updated: March 24, 2005, 04:36:07 AM PST

W. Sac. will try to join SMUD
By Carrie Peyton Dahlberg and Steve Gibson -- Bee Staff Writers
Published 2:15 am PST Thursday, March 17, 2005

Davis says yes to SMUD
By Beth Curda/Enterprise staff writer
Published Mar 16, 2005 - 16:17:51 CST. 

City panel backs move to SMUD
By Beth Curda/Enterprise staff writer
Published Mar 01, 2005 - 15:21:59 CST. 

Unplugging PG&E gains popularity in some places
Davis, Woodland look to join Sacramento utility district
David R. Baker, Chronicle Staff Writer, Sunday, February 20, 2005

Time to make a switch in power providers 
Daily Democrat, The (Woodland, CA)

February 17, 2005 Section: Editorial  Estimated printed pages: 2 

SMUD vs. PG&E 
Daily Democrat, The (Woodland, CA)

February 17, 2005, Author: JIM SMITH/Democrat staff Writer

SMUD concept boosted
By Beth Curda/Enterprise staff writer
Published Feb 17, 2005 - 16:01:45 CST. 

Woodland's council OKs SMUD move
The city becomes the first area in Yolo County to seek annexation.
The Woodland City Council voted late Tuesday to become the first of four Yolo County areas to officially request joining the Sacramento Municipal Utility District.
By Robert D. Dávila -- Bee Staff Writer
Published 2:15 am PST Wednesday, February 16, 2005
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Editorial: SMUD wrestling 
Sacramento News & Review,  Feb 17th 2005
The results of a long-awaited study by Sacramento...

Public Hearing on SMUD Annexation Feasibility Study  
City of Woodland     February 15, 2005
PREPARED BY: Phillip L. Marler, Assistant City Manager

PG&E: SMUD would cost more
By Beth Curda/Enterprise staff writer
Published Jan 31, 2005 - 02:48:05 CST. 

Special to The Enterprise January 23, 2005
SMUD: What's not to like?
By Dan Berman -- Coalition for Local Power

Sacramento Bee Article Jan 21st.
Yolo cities express interest in joining SMUD
Officials from Davis, West Sac and Woodland praise utility's openness.
By Carrie Peyton Dahlberg -- Bee Staff Writer

Davis Enterprise Article Jan 19th.
SMUD outlook is good but PG&E disputes study of expansion as 'fiction'
By Beth Curda/Enterprise staff writer

Sacramento Bee Article Jan 19th.
Growth prospects bright, SMUD told
The utility can expand into Yolo County without charging current customers more, a consultant says.
By Carrie Peyton Dahlberg -- Bee Staff Writer

Sacramento Bee Article Jan 15th
Study backs SMUD expansion
By Carrie Peyton Dahlberg and Pamela Martineau -- Bee Staff Writers

Judson King, THE CONSERVATION FIGHT, Public Affairs Press, Washington, D.C., 1959


The SMUD Annexation Study was released on Friday, Jan 14, 2005 to SMUD Annexation Study.com.

The SMUD Board of Directors will probably take six to eight weeks to decide whether or not to recommend annexation, after analysis of the Report by SMUD staff. Woodland has already scheduled a public hearing on Report for Tue, Feb. 15. We hope all interested people will inform themselves about the report....


Other Public Power News

Article: Big fines over PG&E donations in '02 vote.

Article: Electricity Providers Fight Over Customers in Stockton California


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