Love where you live!
HEY! Lets celebrate! Lets party. Summer is here and, except for a couple of pretty hot days, looks like we just might have a real nice time. And to top it all off, the cherry on the cake: SDG&E as well as Helix Water rates are going up. Hey! Could we ask for anything better? I mean!
Yep. Got that pesky notice just the other day from SDG&E advising that, what, in September or something our bills will go up a minimum of $75 a month. Balloons and confetti everywhere. Whistles and horns. And yesterday Mr. Postman brings that little notice from our old pals, Helix Water, you remember them, they're the guys that look you glumly in the face and sadly advise you they are stealing more money from us from now on, yeah, them. Helix Water published and posted this spiffy flier alerting all customers/suckers of their pending hearing regarding pending thefts. In the poster, which reads rather like something from a corporate report which no one reads but everyone on the board praises, we are told what: Stealing more money. But not Why. Do you suppose it is time for pay raises and retirement benefit adjustments again? I attended some of their meetings and all were the same. Really doesnt matter what is said, what facts are presented, anything. They're gonna do it and there AINT NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT but pay the increased bill upon receipt. AND THEY KNOW THERES NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT!! I dont know. Its really not so much about the money, actually it is but nothing I can do. Its the arrogance and smugness. Their board, like any and all other boards of their nature, will sit and be bored whilst the stiffs tell them they just cant afford higher and higher bills and at the end they will nod and tell the idiots in the audience they have collected sufficient information for study and will take everything under advisement. Then, WOW, surprise, comes the bill! They smilingly report the newest hike in water or electrical rates but, Obama-like, keep the pay raises and bonuses hidden. Celebrate!!!