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LA's potholes, traffic and crashes cost drivers

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| We're paying less in car repairs, but sitting longer in traffic, so the premium L.A. drivers pay for bad roads is close to $3,000 per year.

It's going to get less crowded on the Expo Line — but not until December

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Metro announced on Friday it plans to start running trains every six minutes, beginning in December.

Fire out, gas shut after backhoe strikes gas main in Woodland HIlls

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A fire that broke out after a backhoe struck a gas main Wednesday in Woodland Hills has been extinguished, according to LADWP officials. Evacuations have been lifted.

Why can't LADWP hold onto its top executives?

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DWP General Manager Marcie Edwards retires in two weeks, and her interim replacement will be the agency's eight GM in a decade.

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Huge sewage spill was LA's worst in 15 years

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Los Angeles has come a long way since the late 90s, when the city averaged two sewage spills a day. That number has fallen by 85 percent.

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Beach waters remain closed amid sewage spill near Long Beach

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Officials are conducting tests to sample water quality after a broken pipeline caused 2.4 million gallons of raw sewage to spill into the ocean. Waters will remain closed until more results are returned.

The one about renewable energy boosting water supply

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The measure from Van Nuys state Sen. Bob Hertzberg would lower electricity rates for industrial water reclamation projects at times of peak renewable output.

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LADWP says clearer days ahead for water in Watts

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Earlier this year, Watts residents saw their drinking water go cloudy. Now the LADWP says they've fixed the problem.