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Your Say on SmartMeters

PG&E’s SmartMeter devices have aroused many heated opinions among Santa Cruz residents—as Good Times learned first hand following our recent round table Q&A with a handful of key players in the debate. One of the most ubiquitous concerns was that PG&E was not communicating well with the general public. Well, concerned citizens take note: PG&E will be holding “open houses” aimed at educating about SmartMeters throughout the county over the next month. Take your questions and concerns to any or all of the following open house events: PG&E Payment Center in Capitola from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 22; Ramsey Park Family Center in Watsonville from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 30; and the Louden Nelson Community Center in Santa Cruz from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 13. 

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