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California’s vehicle-to-grid experiments offer a glimpse of the future

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The tech already exists for an EV battery to power your house. Now carmakers, utilities, and regulators are working out how that energy-storage tech could help bolster bigger things—namely, the power grid, as both the demand for electricity and reliance on renewables grow.

California has been the US leader in policies that support electrifying transportation, and is crafting regulations that would ban the sale of any new gas-powered cars in 2035. In October 2019, the state passed a bill that requires the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to maximize the use of “feasible and cost-effective” vehicle-grid integration by 2030—one of only a few of its kind in the country.

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Collision between vehicle, motorcycle leaves one dead in Turlock

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The driver of a motorcycle that crashed into a sedan Monday afternoon in Turlock has died from his injuries, the Turlock Police Department reported.

The victim was identified as Owen McDonald, 32, of Turlock. 

The collision happened at 4:21 p.m. Monday at the intersection of North Golden State Boulevard and Pedras Road.

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Vehicle Rolls Over After Crashing at High Rates of Speed

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At about 9:50 pm Wednesday night, the Turlock Police Department, Turlock Fire Department, and American Medical Response were dispatched to a reported vehicle collision with injuries at the intersection of North Washington Road and West Main Street, Turlock.

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