The operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant is defending its closure to customers who may wind up paying hundreds of millions of dollars in shutdown costs.
Officials want Southern Californians to be prepared for another freeway closure that will route thousands of cars onto side streets next weekend.
The 120-day closure, which began Friday night with the demolition of the ramp, is part of the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project.
The northbound I-405 off-ramp to Sunset Boulevard will be shut down for 120 days starting Friday night.
Metro announced Thursday a 120-day closure of the northbound I-405 off-ramp to Sunset Boulevard.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. will fight Southern California Edison’s allegations of gross negligence in the design and manufacture of steam tubes built for the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which has been permanently shut down due to excessive wear in the tubes.
Southern California Edison says it is seeking to hold Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy Systems liable for defective steam generators that forced the closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Southern California Edison, which owns San Onofre, said the utility’s greenhouse emissions rose last year after the plant shut down due to safety and equipment issues.
Portions of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass will be closed Tuesday through Friday nights for work on the Skirball Bridge.
South Los Angeles residents, union members and community activists will rally Thursday to protest the expected closure of a Ralph’s supermarket.
Residents were evacuated Wednesday as firefighters worked to fix a natural gas leak in Newbury Park, fire officials said.
A dust storm in Lancaster Tuesday afternoon caused multiple vehicle collisions and prompted the closure of the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway for hours.
The northbound 405 Freeway will be closed at Santa Monica Boulevard from 11 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday.
Coldwater Canyon Avenue in Studio City, which has been shut down for six days a week since late March, has reopened two days ahead of schedule.
Families are worried about plans to close down an Orange County hospital that gives special care to severely disabled children.