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Stories by Sharon McNary
A city report says the multi-billion-dollar California Water Fix would cost average ratepayers less than $2 a month, but opponents put the cost far higher.
Under a new program, Southern California Edison customers who opt into an energy savings program can let thermostat companies control their A/C
Since SoCal Gas resumed gas injections at the underground facility, airborne methane monitors have detected two spikes, triggering more monitoring.
The air quality agency is proposing a ban on the chemical, but the refineries that still use it oppose a ban and question the research supporting a ban.
In the latest major shake-up at the Los Angeles Times, Executive Editor and Publisher Davan Maharaj and his second-in-command Marc Duvoisin were abruptly fired Monday, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Executive Editor and Publisher Davan Maharaj and his second-in-command Marc Duvoisin were abruptly fired Monday, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Groundwater storage projects are proposed for Orange and San Bernardino county water agencies. They are competing for funds with some big dam projects.
Lower courts said they lacked jurisdiction to overturn state regulators who okayed reopening. The county wants extensive new safety and seismic studies done.
Long Beach Airport managers propose steep increases in the fines airlines pay when their jets bust the city's 10 p.m. airplane noise curfew.
For years, the railroads failed to properly report noncompliant trucks to state air regulators. They will pay a combined $1.24 million in fines.
Martine Sesma, an ultrarunner with a short history in the sport, dropped out of last year's race but she came back in hopes of finishing this year's Angeles Crest 100
Although the Aliso Canyon storage field has resumed limited operations, ongoing litigation and regulatory costs dog the company.
Water coming into LA city faucets from the Eastern Sierra is plentiful, but for some water users who depend on groundwater, effects of the drought linger.
The county quotes a onetime overseer of the Aliso Canyon gas storage field who warned SoCal Gas the wells were vulnerable to being sheared off in an earthquake.
Two state agencies cleared the Aliso Canyon gas storage field to resume operations on Wednesday, while the same afternoon Governor Jerry Brown called for it to eventually close.