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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Authorities say two people were injured after a big rig went over a freeway embankment and caught fire in the city of Commerce.
(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 […]
Two Los Angeles City Council members introduced a motion Wednesday calling for a moratorium on a controversial natural gas extraction process.
Gasoline prices in Southern California are plunging to their lowest in months despite the ongoing civil unrest in Egypt.
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Members of the Los Angeles City Council are expected to consider a resolution calling for tougher regulations on local fracking activities when the Council returns from recess next week.
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.