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Steve Puterski

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Steve Puterski covers Carlsbad and Vista. He is a graduate of Colorado State University and has been a journalist for nearly 20 years. For tips or story ideas, contact him at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @StevePuterski.
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Blistering heat wave strains California energy grid, risking outages

Steve Puterski
REGION — The California Independent System Operator, California’s electrical grid operator, issued another Flex Alert and declared a statewide “Energy Emergency Alert 3” tonight due
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Statewide Flex Alert conservation during heat

Steve Puterski
REGION — For the third consecutive day, the California Independent System Operator issued a Flex Alert on Sept. 2 amid soaring temperatures and increasing electricity
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State approves SANDAG transportation plan with road user charge

Steve Puterski
CARLSBAD — The California Air Resources Board approved SANDAG’s controversial $172 billion Regional Transportation Plan on Aug. 26, with the contentious road user charge in