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Infrastructure is what we build together to make life better (and the things that break). My role is to reveal the often-surprising and important systems that make life possible in and around L.A.
Stories by Sharon McNary
Current rules allowing uninsured losses from fire, theft and other incidents would be stripped away. Only uninsured losses in federally-declared disasters could be written off.
New rules adopted by the state Public Utilities Commission require power companies to increase clearance around power lines in fire-vulnerable areas
It's eerily quiet in Clearpoint, a Ventura neighborhood where the Thomas Fire destroyed dozens of homes.
Southern California's largest fire grew has scorched 155,000 acres, but crews succeeded at keeping containment at 15 percent.
Even after evacuation orders are lifted, there are still precautions you should take to keep yourself safe.
Power outages due this week's high winds and wildfires have left about 10,300 customers without electricity, according to the major power utilities.
The largest and most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California forced new evacuations and almost reached the ocean Wednesday.
Forecasters say it could be the strongest and longest Santa Ana wind event so far this season, with gusts capable of bringing down tree branches and power lines.
One of every five dollars in tax revenue that would normally be paid by the project stays in the developer's pocket.
An explosion in a SoCal Gas pipeline east of Barstow last month could result in gas shortages to customers in L.A. this winter. Officials warn consumers to conserve
Long Beach is the latest city to offer tax breaks to landowners who convert vacant lots to small urban farms. They're also charging a fee to those who don't.
Near-record snowpack in the Eastern Sierra produced a lot of extra water — and the city had to act fast to keep it from flooding roads up north.
The 2018 floats have been built in Irwindale and Azusa and a handful of other locations outside Pasadena due to real estate prices and safety issues.
Los Angeles County Public Works has cleared debris basins and is installing mud-steering measures in its areas, but many residents have yet to prep their homes.
Local environmental groups had sued to limit the amount of sediment that could be removed and the amount of bird and wildlife habitat that could be torn out.