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In The Garden With Nick Federoff: How To Make Herb-Infused Olive Oil

Gardening Guru Nick Federoff appeared on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning to discuss how to freeze up delicious herb-infused oil and butter. For more information, visit ThingsGreen.com.

11/22/2014

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Porter Ranch Residents Call For Transparency In Oil Wells Plan

Residents in one San Fernando Valley neighborhood are calling for more transparency and better oversight for proposed oil drilling expansion near their homes.

11/17/2014

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The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

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Are Oil Trains To Drive Down Gas Prices Worth The Risk?

The debate over the transport of crude oil by rail has returned to the forefront as some California refineries have obtained permission to build terminals to accommodate oil trains.

10/08/2014

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KNX On Your Corner: Nixon Oil

The history of Yorba Linda is rich with Nixon lore.

07/25/2014

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City Council Orders Investigation Into Possible Connection Between Fracking, Seismic Activity

City Council members Tuesday called on city staff to investigate whether natural gas and oil drilling methods, such as fracking, helped trigger Monday’s magnitude-4.4 earthquake.

03/18/2014

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Crews Mop Up Oil Leak In Wilmington After Pipe Rupture

A possible broken pipe may have caused oil to seep onto the streets of Wilmington overnight Tuesday, officials said.

03/18/2014

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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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Top Democratic Lawmaker Proposes Fuel Tax

The state Senate leader on Thursday proposed a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to mass transit projects and households making less than $75,000 annually.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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Security Drill Off San Pedro Coast Simulates Attack On Oil, Gas Platforms

Federal, state and local law enforcement officials Tuesday are taking part in a security exercise to protect oil and gas platforms in Southern California from potential threats.

11/26/2013

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LA County Supervisors Reject Proposed Oil Drilling In Whittier Hills

The 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.

10/30/2013

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710 Freeway Reopened In Time For Morning Commute After Fiery Tanker Trash

A portion of a Los Angeles freeway has been reopened after a fiery tanker truck crash seriously injured the driver, prompted evacuation of nearby homes, and snarled traffic for hours.

10/28/2013

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Portion Of 710 Freeway In Commerce Remains Closed After Big Rig Crash, Fire

Authorities say two people were injured after a big rig went over a freeway embankment and caught fire in the city of Commerce.

10/27/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: University Park Toxics

(KNX 1070) – Residents in University Park near USC finally get a public hearing this week about nasty odors in their neighborhood. Ed Mertz reports they believe the fumes are coming from an oil field […]

10/18/2013

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City Council Mulls Moratorium On Fracking

Two Los Angeles City Council members introduced a motion Wednesday calling for a moratorium on a controversial natural gas extraction process.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2013

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