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Stories by Sharon McNary
But three local politicians say "not so fast." Before the field reopens, they want to know why one well ruptured, causing a massive leak of natural gas.
The two cities will contest the environmental assessments that concluded the new flight routes would not significantly increase noise over homes.
The refinery agrees in principle to upgrade its local power supply. That could keep it online during local blackouts, avoiding the need to flare off excess toxic gas.
The city has a longstanding policy of fixing good streets and leaving the bad, but a new material made of ground up tires could be an interim repair.
The region's energy security, its trust in its gas provider, and relationships among neighbors have been altered by the nation's largest natural gas leak
The $4 million deal prosecutors cut with SoCal Gas cut out residents' claims for restitution, their lawyer says. They are challenging the agreement.
Two companies that sell aviation fuel, rent hangar space and operate flight schools complained to the FAA that the city was illegally trying to oust them.
Startup companies can rent inexpensive workspace and meeting rooms and get access to a network of experts at the La Kretz Innovation Campus.
New flight paths in and out of Southern California airports will produce some winners who get less noise and some losers who will get more.
A new state law transfers control over freeway-facing billboards to the city, putting City Council members in charge of the local scenery
The rubberized track around Evergreen Cemetery was an early case study in how small changes in the built environment can pay big health and wellness dividends.
Sure, Uduak-Joe Ntuk worked in the the oil and gas industry, but he's also worked with environmental groups and been tutored by Al Gore.
Two companies that rent office space, manage airplane hangers and sell jet fuel must leave in 30 days as the city plans to take over — and possibly limit — operations.
As satellites take over from ground-based navigation systems, today's broad flight paths will narrow — and some will get a concentrated dose of aircraft noise.
The company's timeline slips as regulatory approvals, a public hearing and possible objections over resuming operations remain