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.
Hurricane Irene may be on her way into Canada, but she has left a mess of gas prices here in the Southland.
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.
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.
The oil traveled more than a mile through a flood control channel on the Morongo Indian reservation, but no evacuations were necessary.
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.
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.
There are some pretty unique features to this city, including those oil islands right off the downtown shoreline.