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January 14, 2001 | JAMES FLANIGAN, TIMES SENIOR ECONOMICS EDITOR
The big companies in this city that supply a quarter of California's electricity consider themselves loyal Western businesses that have invested heavily in a shared future with the Golden State--not "out-of-state" generators, as Gov. Gray Davis referred to them last week, and certainly not the profiteering gougers he routinely accuses them of being. "We invested in California.
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January 14, 2001 | JAMES FLANIGAN, TIMES SENIOR ECONOMICS EDITOR
The big companies in this city that supply a quarter of California's electricity consider themselves loyal Western businesses that have invested heavily in a shared future with the Golden State--not "out-of-state" generators, as Gov. Gray Davis referred to them last week, and certainly not the profiteering gougers he routinely accuses them of being. "We invested in California.
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June 20, 1990 | PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
General Motors Corp., the nation's largest auto maker, is near an agreement with gas companies in California and Texas that would lead to the first commercial production of natural gas-powered trucks, a Southern California Gas Co. official confirmed Tuesday. Ford Motor Co., the No. 2 American auto maker, is in similar talks, but is unlikely to reach an agreement before early next year, said Roberta Nichols, manager of Ford's alternative fuels department.
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June 20, 1990 | PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
General Motors Corp., the nation's largest auto maker, is near an agreement with gas companies in California and Texas that would lead to the first commercial production of natural gas-powered trucks, a Southern California Gas Co. official confirmed Tuesday. Ford Motor Co., the No. 2 American auto maker, is in similar talks, but is unlikely to reach an agreement before early next year, said Roberta Nichols, manager of Ford's alternative fuels department.
BUSINESS
November 29, 1991 | TOM PETRUNO
In a sign of investors' renewed hunger for safety and yield, electric utility stocks have roared to new highs this week. The Dow Jones average of 15 utility stocks, mostly electric companies, rose 0.5% on Monday, 1.5% on Tuesday and 1.2% on Wednesday, pushing the index up 6.89 points for the week so far, to 219.08 on Wednesday. That is just below its 1991 high of 220.89. In contrast, the Dow industrial average slipped from 2,902.73 last Friday to 2,900.04 as of Wednesday and is off 5.
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