A Southland consumer advocacy group called for an investigation Friday into alleged price manipulation at the pump after a sharp jump in local gas prices following an explosion at a Torrance refinery.
State oil and gas regulators on Monday released a plan they sent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for bringing the state back into compliance with federal safe-drinking water requirements.
Analysts say a labor strike at a Carson petroleum plant and other sites nationwide is among several key factors likely to push gas prices back up over the $3-per-gallon mark.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Tuesday to its lowest amount in nearly six years.
A ruptured natural gas main Wednesday forced the closure of two streets in Mission Viejo, authorities said.
Crude oil slipped to below $50 per barrel for the first time in five years, and experts predict prices at the pump could remain in the $2 range into the spring.
Imagine going through this cold snap with no heat or hot water. That’s what’s happened to dozens of apartment tenants in Montebello.
Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.
Authorities say an apparent gas explosion at a house near San Bernardino has left one person dead and two critically injured.
A sheared fire hydrant sent water gushing and collapsed the roof of an Ontario gas station, authorities said Monday.
City leaders announced Monday three coyotes had been trapped and euthanized using CO2 gas within the last week.
Southland drivers could enjoy the luxury of plunging gas prices well into the fall season, analysts said Monday.
A bipartisan effort by lawmakers in Sacramento to delay an upcoming increase in gas prices appears to have stalled Monday.
A new proposal would raise the national gas tax by 12 cents per gallon over two years in order to boost the Highway Trust Fund.
Oil industry analysts are warning a brewing civil war between Islamic militants in Iraq could potentially send gas prices soaring here in the Southland.