Water taxi service Tideline looks to expand operations in Berkeley

Citing public transportation congestion in the Bay Area, Tideline Marine Group — a water taxi service operating out of the Port of San Francisco — is pushing the California Public Utilities Commission to allow the company to run its ferries from the Berkeley Marina to San Francisco on a regular schedule of times.
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Gov. Brown passes bill for more energy efficiency

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday that he signed a bill requesting the UC and requiring the CSU systems to consider expanding their current partnership with utilities in the eventual aim of further reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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UC Berkeley to oversee statewide green job training initiative

The Donald Vial Center for Employment in the Green Economy – part of UC Berkeley’s Institute for Research on Labor and Employment – will begin consulting the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on developing new training programs for employees in the utilities industry as part of a statewide initiative to reduce carbon emissions and increase environmental sustainability.
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Gov. Brown appoints local resident as special advisor

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Berkeley resident Jeanne Clinton as special advisor to the California Public Utilities Commission, the governor’s office said Tuesday. Clinton, 60, has been a manager of the commission’s Climate Strategies Branch since 2009 and was an advisor on clean energy and policy planning to the commission
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