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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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Long Beach Unveils Plan To Offset Police, Fire Cuts With Oil Cash

A group of Long Beach City Council members unveiled a well-oiled plan on Tuesday they’ve to avoid more cutbacks in police and fire protection.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/23/2011

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Analysts: Tumbling Gas Prices Are A Sign Of Economic Woes

Gas prices are down across the Southland due to the falling cost of crude oil. While this may ease pain at the pump, financial analysts say the faltering prices are just another indication that the economy is struggling yet again.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2011

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Waste Oil Spills Onto Morongo Indian Reservation; No Evacuations Ordered

The oil traveled more than a mile through a flood control channel on the Morongo Indian reservation, but no evacuations were necessary.

07/27/2011

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Full Recovery Expected For Brown Pelicans Found Covered In Oil

The Coast Guard said they have been unable to locate the source of oil that spilled on at least four brown pelicans near Santa Barbara.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/14/2011

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Crude Prices Force Whittier To Rethink Opposition To Oil Drilling

Residents are bitterly divided over the city’s plans to drill for oil on land that had initially been purchased as a nature preserve to drive away potential drillers.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/12/2011

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KFWB On Your Corner: THUMS Islands (Part 2)

There are some pretty unique features to this city, including those oil islands right off the downtown shoreline.

06/24/2011

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