Infrastructure |

ExxonMobil CEO's legacy of SoCal environmental mishaps

Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images
| The company's operation of the Torrance Refinery drew millions of dollars in fines for excessive flaring, and an investigation into a February 2015 explosion continues.

LA gives trash haulers exclusive turf in 7-way split

|

The era when four dozen trash haulers compete for commercial clients is over. Soon just seven companies will be cutting up the L.A. garbage pie.

Map

Surprise sewer break accelerates other repairs in the pipeline

|

The 87-year-old sewer that collapsed, sending millions of gallons of sewage into the L.A. River, failed two years before it was to be repaired.

Audio

Help name an LA Metro station

|

L.A. Metro wants your input on what to name three new stations — but don't expect a repeat of the infamous "Boaty McBoatface" incident.

California's looming immigration showdown

|

California is home to a long list of immigrant-friendly policies — many of which run counter to President-elect Donald Trump's views.

Audio

Using old landfill sites to generate solar power

|

There are thousands of acres of these abandoned landfills around Southern California. They're often a perfect location for alternative energy projects.

Slideshow

Consumer advocates seek interest for overbilled DWP customers

|

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.

Audio

Culver City, Newport Beach to sue FAA over new flight paths

|

The two cities will contest the environmental assessments that concluded the new flight routes would not significantly increase noise over homes.

Audio