John Grula

Stories by John Grula

Peaceful coexistence

It’s hard to make a stink over the family of friendly skunks living under my porch 

Author John Grula Date 07/17/2013
Nuclear power: RIP?

Solar and other renewable energy sources have never looked better since the closure of the leaking San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

Author John Grula Date 07/02/2013
A festering wound

Time to defuse nuclear Cold War tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Author John Grula Date 05/23/2013
Zero-sum games

Peace activists take little solace in knowing they were right about Afghanistan and Iraq

Author John Grula Date 05/02/2013
Beyond the water's edge

Coastal Commission should be applauded for rejecting the Navy’s bid to conduct high-intensity sonar tests

Author John Grula Date 04/17/2013
Where's the justice?

Edison gets slap on the wrist for poor performance during devastating windstorm

Author John Grula Date 02/13/2013
Pivot to the Middle East

Chuck Hagel possesses the cool-headed skills to help return stability to the war-torn region

Author John Grula Date 01/30/2013
Why I don't wave the American Flag

True democracy has all but vanished in six decades of American-led warfare

Author John Grula Date 11/21/2012
Power down

Repaired or not, the San Onofre nuclear plant remains a dangerous and expensive albatross around the neck of SCE

Author John Grula Date 10/04/2012
The brave new world of climate change

With zero chance of stopping global warming, the best we can do is mitigate and slow down its effects

Author John Grula Date 08/23/2012
Pasadena Water and Power's coal problem

Local utility must do more to replace coal with natural gas to meet power needs

Author John Grula Date 07/19/2012
Nuclear deals with the devil?

US could learn from Japanese example in reducing nuclear energy dependency

Fourth in a series on the performance of California utilities

Author John Grula Date 06/14/2012
Power for the people

California’s utilities crisis won't end without reform of the PUC (Third in a series examining the performance of electric utilities in California)

Author John Grula Date 05/03/2012
Reality, insanity and Iran

Waging a pre-emptive war against Iran over its nuclear program is a really bad idea

Author John Grula Date 03/15/2012
Private profit v. public good

That CPUC is investigating SCE and not PWP speaks volumes about the performance of both during the recent windstorms

Author John Grula Date 02/09/2012