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Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Top Democratic Lawmaker Proposes Fuel Tax

The state Senate leader on Thursday proposed a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to mass transit projects and households making less than $75,000 annually.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

Sheriff's Deputies busted this van allegedly filled with stolen diesel. (credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department)

Compton Deputies Bust Alleged Gas Thieves After Spotting Van Filled With 55-Gallon Drums

Deputies reportedly saw a hand protrude out from the center floorboard of the van.

01/11/2014

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Fuel Spill Forces Partial Closure Of 5 Freeway Through Griffith Park

A diesel fuel spill forced the partial closure of the Golden State (5) Freeway through Griffith Park early Wednesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2013

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Gas Prices Surge 7 Cents After Months Of Decline

After months of dropping, gas prices are back on the upswing.

01/13/2013

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2 Injured In Metrolink, Big Rig Crash

At least two people were injured Friday morning when a Metrolink commuter train and a big rig collided in Camarillo.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/24/2012

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DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Ed At Vasquez Rocks

“I like everything under the hood, power.” – Ed and his Dodge Ram

08/06/2012

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Prepare to Celebrate the Written Word at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

America’s largest public celebration of the written word, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, takes place on April 21 and 22. After 15 years at UCLA, The Festival of Books relocated to the University […]

CBS Los Angeles–04/16/2012

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Study: Southern California Roads Top Fuel-Waste List

Californians are among the top fuel-wasting drivers in the nation, burning up more than 38 million gallons in the most congested roadways last year, according to a report released Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2011

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National Gas Prices Down A Penny In Past 2 Weeks

The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped about a penny in the past two weeks.

07/10/2011

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Best Denim Shops In Los Angeles

We all know finding that perfect pair of jeans can be mission impossible. Perhaps these hot denim spots will make life easier on all of us. Check out these stores that not only carry enough styles to make your head spin but also have the experts to aid you in the process.

04/06/2011