The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted to halt proposed oil drilling in Whittier Hills – but the long-running battle is far from over.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will establish California’s first rules detailing how oil drillers use a technique known as fracking.
Hermosa Beach is debating whether to get back into the oil business, 80 years after the Southern California beach town first banned them.
U.S. Air Force officials are considering leasing land to private companies to drill for oil and gas on California’s central coast.
Crews are expected to begin utility work along Sepulveda Boulevard in Westwood starting Monday and officials are warning motorists to expect delays.
Residents are bitterly divided over the city’s plans to drill for oil on land that had initially been purchased as a nature preserve to drive away potential drillers.
An effort to scope out potentially untapped oil fields in the Southland was underway just as drivers revved up their engines for the long holiday weekend.
A local college professor is leading the charge to tax every drop of crude oil pumped in California.