The California Public Utilities Commission is meeting right now, with 84 items on the agenda.

The public comment period at these meetings are pretty remarkable these days, and this one’s no exception, as person after person is making their way to the lectern to rip into the commission on any number of issues: San Bruno, nuclear-plant licensing, and especially SmartMeters.

The people who don’t like SmartMeters — they really, really don’t like them.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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