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Air Force Considers Drilling For Oil At Vandenberg

U.S. Air Force officials are considering leasing land to private companies to drill for oil and gas on California’s central coast.

07/20/2013

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Wildlife Activists Blame Natural Spill For Influx Of Oil-Coated Birds

Dozens of oiled seabirds have been found beached and covered in oil along the Santa Barbara coast this month, animal rescue officials said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

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.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

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Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

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.

10/10/2012

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Calif. Gas Prices Still High Despite Lower Wholesale Costs

Prices at the pump continued to hover around $5 per gallon in Southern California on Tuesday even though wholesale gas prices decreased.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2012

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Calif. US Senators Call For Federal Probe Into High Gas Prices

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2012

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Brown Order May Take ‘Couple Of Days’ Before Gas Prices Fall

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday said an effort to drive down the cost of gasoline could take some time before drivers feel any relief.

10/08/2012

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Telephone Workers Strike Oil In Carson Neighborhood

AT&T utility workers came in contact with huge pools of oil Wednesday while doing routine work at 311 244th Street in Carson.

08/30/2012

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Gas Prices Expected To Jump 25 Cents After NorCal Refinery Fire

Drivers throughout the Southland are bracing for more pain at the pump after a devastating fire at a Richmond oil refinery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2012

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Discount Stations Offering Little Relief From Soaring Gas Prices

One analyst says don’t waste your gas looking to save a few pennies at the pump.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/02/2012

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Gas Prices Continue To Rise In The Southland

In Los Angeles and Orange counties, the price of a gallon of gas jumped 5 cents overnight.

02/25/2012

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Gas Prices Up 25 Cents In One Week, Some Stations Pass $5 Mark

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/24/2012

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City Joins Carson Residents In Shell Lawsuit Over Aging Oil Tank Farm

Surging levels of potentially toxic chemicals have prompted city officials to join a lawsuit against the multinational firm.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/20/2012

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SoCal Gas Prices Higher After Irene Batters East Coast

Hurricane Irene may be on her way into Canada, but she has left a mess of gas prices here in the Southland.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/29/2011

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