https://pleasantonweekly.com/square/print/2019/11/21/glazer-proposes-bills-to-harden-communication-safety-systems-in-power-shutoffs


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Glazer proposes bills to 'harden' communication, safety systems in power shutoffs

Original post made on Nov 22, 2019

Tri-Valley State Sen. Steve Glazer said Wednesday he plans to introduce legislation in January designed to help medical equipment and cellphone towers stay in operation longer in emergencies such as fires and earthquakes.

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Posted by Tom
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Nov 22, 2019 at 12:10 pm

Tom is a registered user.

I like this idea.

In the past, phone company central offices were built to comply with Network Equipment Building Systems standards(NEBS), which ensured maximum uptime and reliability during natural disasters.

As we shifted phone usage from landlines to cell phones, I worried that there wasn't an analogous set of standards for Cell Phone equipment.

I hope Glazer is able to get some traction on this.


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Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Nov 23, 2019 at 7:20 am

Glazer - I have an idea born out of the need of the people I represent

Rebecca Bauer-Kahan - pge is evil, yeah!

The difference between an action driven politician and a me too politician


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Posted by Urmomz
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 23, 2019 at 3:58 pm

Just take over PGE. They’re clearly unable to run a sustainable power system.


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Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Nov 23, 2019 at 8:01 pm

Yeah because everything runs better under gov control.