Exxon Mobil Halts Drilling After Spill Crippled PipelineThe oil company temporarily ceased operations last week after Santa Barbara County rejected its emergency application to truck oil to refineries, spokesman Richard Keil said.
Experts Shun Link Between Oil Drilling, Southland QuakesA recent string of earthquakes to hit the Southland recently have not been related to drilling at a controversial Inglewood oil field, according to scientists.
Seismologists Link Oil, Gas Drilling To Spike In US Quakes - But Could That Happen In California?Scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S.
Only On 9: Heated Fight Over Oil Drilling In Hermosa Beach Gets Personal, Nasty"I'm hardly the first person to post something late at night and cringe at myself in the morning," Raymond Dussault says.
City Council Passes LA 'Fracking' BanThe Los Angeles City Council moved Friday to make L.A. the biggest city in the nation to approve a moratorium on a controversial oil and gas drilling practice.
LA County Supervisors Reject Proposed Oil Drilling In Whittier HillsThe 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. Brown Signs State's First Fracking RulesGov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will establish California's first rules detailing how oil drillers use a technique known as fracking.
Oil Drilling Study Set To Begin In Hermosa Beach Hermosa Beach is debating whether to get back into the oil business, 80 years after the Southern California beach town first banned them.
Air Force Considers Drilling For Oil At VandenbergU.S. Air Force officials are considering leasing land to private companies to drill for oil and gas on California's central coast.
Metro Warns Of Months Of Westside Travel DelaysCrews are expected to begin utility work along Sepulveda Boulevard in Westwood starting Monday and officials are warning motorists to expect delays.
Crude Prices Force Whittier To Rethink Opposition To Oil DrillingResidents 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.
Firm Goes High-Tech In Hunt For Long Beach Oil Fields 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.