Hermosa Beach is debating whether to get back into the oil business, 80 years after the Southern California beach town first banned them.
U.S. Air Force officials are considering leasing land to private companies to drill for oil and gas on California’s central coast.
Dozens of oiled seabirds have been found beached and covered in oil along the Santa Barbara coast this month, animal rescue officials said Monday.
The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.
Prices at the pump continued to hover around $5 per gallon in Southern California on Tuesday even though wholesale gas prices decreased.
Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein are calling for a federal investigation into whether or not big oil companies are manipulating the high prices at the pump.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday said an effort to drive down the cost of gasoline could take some time before drivers feel any relief.
AT&T utility workers came in contact with huge pools of oil Wednesday while doing routine work at 311 244th Street in Carson.
Drivers throughout the Southland are bracing for more pain at the pump after a devastating fire at a Richmond oil refinery.
One analyst says don’t waste your gas looking to save a few pennies at the pump.
In Los Angeles and Orange counties, the price of a gallon of gas jumped 5 cents overnight.
Soaring gas prices are giving drivers a new round of pain at the pump. The average price for a gallon of gas in the LA-Long Beach area has jumped to $4.25 a gallon, which is up six cents from Thursday, and 25 cents from a week ago.
Surging levels of potentially toxic chemicals have prompted city officials to join a lawsuit against the multinational firm.