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LA’s Notorious Traffic Would Get Worse With Proposed ‘Green’ Transportation Overhaul

The Los Angeles City Council is trying to get drivers to ditch their cars and take alternative modes of transportation.

08/10/2015

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‘Suspicious Vehicle’ Disrupts Metro Green Line Service Near LAX

Service along the Metro Green Line was disrupted Wednesday morning due to a “suspicious vehicle” parked at a station near LAX, authorities said.

04/15/2015

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City Officials Install New Signs Designed To Make Parking Restrictions Less Confusing

City officials Friday rolled out new signs designed to make understanding parking restrictions less confusing.

04/03/2015

Wasting water could soon cost you $500. (credit: CBS)

H2-Oh No! State Considers Huge Fines For People Who Waste Water

Georgia Dardenelle says, “Our water bills are going down.”

07/09/2014

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Garcetti Praises Plans For Construction Of LAX Light-Rail Station

Mayor Eric Garcetti Friday announced a new light rail station at Los Angeles International Airport that will eventually take travelers directly into the airport.

06/27/2014

People take a holiday stroll against the background of the Los Angeles city skyline at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area on December 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Schools and federal offices are closed today for the new year holiday. Unusually low temperatures have brought the snow level down to between 2,000 and 2,500 feet (610 and 762 meters) in the surrounding mountain areas. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Tops List Of Cities With Most Energy Efficient Buildings

Los Angeles has topped the list of cities with the highest number of energy efficient buildings for the sixth year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s annual report, released Thursday.

04/10/2014

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Top Ways To Make An Office Green (And Save Money)

Going green in your office can do more than just create a healthier environment, it can also create a healthier bottom line.

03/24/2014

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Singer CeeLo Green Pleads Not Guilty To Slipping Ecstasy To Woman

Singer CeeLo Green Monday pleaded not guilty to a charge of slipping ecstasy to a woman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2013

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Best LA Bars To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17 — a day when everyone is at least a little bit Irish. Here are some of the best Los Angeles Irish bars to celebrate this festive holiday.

CBS Los Angeles–02/21/2013

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Dodgers Announce Stadium Improvements For 2013 Season

Baseball fans can look forward to a better game day experience in 2013 as the Los Angeles Dodgers announced plans for improvements to their 51-year-old stadium Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2013

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Save Money, Power With The Latest In Energy-Efficient Gadgets

Meg Matt visited the KCAL9 studios Monday to share some of the newest energy efficient gadgets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2012

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Portland Among America’s Greenest Cities, Magazine Reports

Want to go green? If so, you may want to move north!

04/01/2012

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East LA Homes Get Free Solar Panels, Energy-Saving Upgrades

A new community development program is making sure the Southland’s wealthiest households aren’t the only ones going green.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/14/2012

State Senator Alex Padilla has called for 2013 and 2014 milestones for rolling out texting to 911. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LA Lawmaker Calls For More Regulation Of ‘Green’ Tax Breaks After Solyndra

State Sen. Alex Padilla wants to increase oversight in the wake of the Solyndra bankruptcy filing.

10/19/2011

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Wal-Mart Will Install Solar Power At Most California Stores

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Wednesday it plans to install solar-power panels at most of its California stores.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/21/2011

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