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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
Big questions remain about whether the Trump plan to privatize infrastructure construction would build what California really needs.
Porter Ranch residents went away empty-handed after trying to derail the plea deal and obtain restitution from SoCal Gas.
Attorneys representing Porter Ranch residents displaced or injured by the massive natural gas leak say the plea deal should include victim compensation.
Phil Kent died two months ago of pancreatic cancer but 30 of his friends keep his memory alive by hitting Griffith Park's trails.
For 12 hours each day, he employs skin-to-skin contact so his premature babies can feel the rhythm of his heart.
How about an app that shows how many parking spaces are left near your terminal? Or a cup of coffee while you wait for your bags?
Consumer Watchdog says customers should get 4 to 10 percent interest on top of any refunds they received from a class-action lawsuit. DWP says it's not cost-effective.
Two Porter Ranch schools closed and 1,800 students were relocated to other campuses for several months after a gas well ruptured.
Homeowners who qualify could receive $360 in power bill credits for letting DWP put solar panels on their roofs; renters could lock in lower power rates.
The PUC changes rules to speed up the process of installing energy-efficient appliances in rent-subsidized apartment complexes.
In January, Republicans had a majority of seats on the air quality board and used it to oust the agency's director. But Democrats could be in the majority soon.
Voters lined up before polls opened to cast their ballots before work. Some polling places faced longer-than-usual lines, and a handful reported voting delays because of technical problems.
If approved, construction of the new terminal would cause few disruptions to travelers. The old one would remain in operation until the new one is finished.
The two state agencies overseeing an outside firm's investigation of last year's Porter Ranch well blowout say talk of a delay is news to them.
In a Democratic San Gabriel Valley district, a conservative Republican with name recognition has a good chance of helping Republicans snag a key state Senate seat.