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Proposal Would Raise National Gas Tax To Boost Highway Fund

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

Iraqi men take part in a demonstration to show their support for the call to arms by Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, in the central Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf on June 13, 2014. (Photo credit:  HAIDER HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Analyst: Fall Of Baghdad Would Make Current Gas Prices ‘Look Like A Bargain’

Oil industry analysts are warning a brewing civil war between Islamic militants in Iraq could potentially send gas prices soaring here in the Southland.

06/13/2014

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Truckers, Business Leaders Rally Against ‘Hidden’ Gas Tax

Southland truck drivers and local business leaders Thursday staged a protest over what they say is a hidden gas tax under California’s “cap and trade” program.

06/05/2014

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Explosion Sparks Fire At Oxnard Home

Authorities Thursday were investigating an explosion at a home in Ventura County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2014

Surveillance tape captured the moment when the truck crashed through the front door of Dippity Donuts in Newport Beach. (credit: CBS)

Caught On Camera: Truck Smashes Through Costa Mesa Donut Shop

The driver told police he confused the gas pedal and the brake.

05/18/2014

Bean Bean died after allegedly being hit with a baton-like instrument, according to reports. (Photo courtesy: Cathy Rodriguez)

Charges Could Be Filed In Death Of Redlands Yorkie Following Gas Meter Reader Visit

San Bernardino County prosecutors will not file charges against a Southern California Gas Company meter reader who allegedly struck and killed a dog at a Redlands home, according to officials.

04/30/2014

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Gas Prices Continue To Rise In SoCal

Gas prices in Southern California are continuing to skyrocket.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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Alhambra High School Students Back In Class After Reports Of ‘Gas Smell’

Classes at Alhambra High School were back in session Tuesday after reports of a gasoline smell forced students to evacuate, authorities said.

04/15/2014

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Gas Prices Spike To Highest Level Since Summer Of 2013

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose Wednesday to its highest amount since last summer, according to industry officials.

04/09/2014

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KNX 1070 Driven To Gridlock: Gas & Alternate Fuels

It’s been a while since Southland drivers have suffered a gas price shock.

03/27/2014

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Gas Line Rupture Prompts Street Closure In Mar Vista Area

A natural gas line ruptured at a construction site in Mar Vista Monday, prompting officials to close a nearby street.

03/17/2014

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Gas Prices Back On The Climb As Refineries Prepare For Rising Temperatures

AAA says the average price of a gallon of gas now tops $3.93 in L.A. County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2014

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City Council Passes LA ‘Fracking’ Ban

The 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.

02/28/2014

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Calif. Gas Tax Drops But Pump Price May Not

The state Board of Equalization voted Tuesday to reduce a gasoline tax by 3.5 cents per gallon — but that doesn’t mean consumers will see a dip at the pump.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2014

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Water, Gas Service Expected To Be Restored In Montclair

Roughly 1,000 residents and businesses in Montclair were without gas and water for a fourth day Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–02/21/2014

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