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EX-99.1 - EX-99.1 - CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUPf56233exv99w1.htm
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): June 30, 2010
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Delaware   1-13883   77-0448994
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission file number)   (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)       Identification Number)
1720 North First Street    
San Jose, California   95112
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)
(408) 367-8200
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02.   Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
     (d) On June 30, 2010, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of California Water Service Group (the “Company”) voted to elect Dr. Thomas M. Krummel, M.D., to the Board, effective July 1, 2010, to fill a vacancy created by the increase in the size of the Board. At this time, the Board has not yet determined to which committees Mr. Krummel will be appointed.
     There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Krummel and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Krummel was selected as a director. There is no information that is required to be disclosed with respect to Mr. Krummel pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
     On June 30, 2010, the Company issued a press release announcing the election of Mr. Krummel to the Board. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated into this Item 5.02 by this reference.
Item 8.01.   Other Events.
     On Jun 30, 2010, the Board voted to increase the size of the Board from eight to nine directors, effective July 1, 2010.
Item 9.01.   Financial Statements and Exhibits.
     We hereby file the following exhibit with this report:
Exhibit No.   Description
  Press Release issued June 30, 2010



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: June 30, 2010  By:   /s/ Martin A. Kropelnicki    
    Name:   Martin A. Kropelnicki   
    Title:   Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer