The proposed $1.7 billion Chargers-Raiders stadium in Carson would be build on top of a half-century-old landfill and close to the 405 Freeway, two things that have made some residents uneasy with the idea.
When most Californians think about the source of renewable energy flowing into their homes, they picture wind turbines and solar panels — not garbage.
The nation’s largest landfill, where 130 million tons of garbage has been dumped outside Los Angeles, is closing after more than a half-century of service.
Police say they’re searching a second Southern California landfill for the bodies of two boys believed to have been murdered by their father.
Government officials from around the world used to come to this port city to catch a glimpse of the future: Two-story piles of trash would disappear into a furnace and eventually be transformed into electricity to power thousands of homes.