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Drivers Warned About Water Pipeline Construction On Sunset Blvd. Near UCLA

Construction begins Tuesday morning on a water pipeline near UCLA and commuters are urged to avoid Sunset Boulevard at Hilgard Avenue.

06/16/2015

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Photographs Of Ruptured Oil Pipeline Show Visible Corrosion, Expert Says

Photos of the pipeline that spilled oil on the Santa Barbara coast show extensive corrosion and provide clues about the cause of the rupture, experts said.

06/15/2015

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Crews Say 44 Percent Of California Coast Oil Spill Cleaned

The 44 percent includes mostly sandy beaches, which only have trace amounts, or less than 1 percent of oil, said California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Alexia Retallack. She said tar and oil is naturally found through seeps at Southern California beaches and should be avoided.

06/07/2015

Scientists at a lab outside Sacramento will help determine where all those mysterious tar balls washing up on beaches have come from. (credit: CBS)

Only On 9: Lab Working To Find Out Source Of Mysterious Tar Balls

KCAL9’s Dave Bryan went into the lab – a virtual CSI for tar balls – as investigators tried to come up with answers.

06/05/2015

A worker cleans oil from the rocks and beach at Refugio State Beach in Goleta, California, May 22, 2015. The oil company behind a crude spill on the California coast vowed to do the "right thing" to clear up the mess, even as reports emerged of past leaks involving its pipelines. Plains All American Pipeline made the pledge as it said nearly 8,000 gallons of oil had been scooped up, out of some 21,000 gallons believed to have flooded into the ocean near Santa Barbara, northwest of Los Angeles.    AFP PHOTO/ MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Ruptured Oil Pipeline In Santa Barbara To Be Removed, Volunteers Requested To Help Clean Up

Authorities Tuesday will begin removing the pipeline that burst in Santa Barbara County and leaked thousands of gallons of oil into the ocean.

05/26/2015

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Santa Barbara DA’s Office Investigating ‘Potentially Criminal Statutes’ After Oil Spill

The Santa Barbara County District Attorney confirmed Wednesday her office was investigating the large oil spill along the coast of Central California.

05/20/2015

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Critics Of Offshore Drilling Express Concern Amid Oil Spill Off Santa Barbara Coast

As emergency crews work to clean up thousands of gallons of crude oil near Santa Barbara, critics of offshore drilling say they’re concerned about the safety of pipelines that run up and down the coast.

05/19/2015

Officials say the first phase of construction on the Griffith Park water recycling project is now underway. (Photo courtesy DWP)

Crews Begin Work On Griffith Park Water Recycling Project

Construction was underway Friday on a connecting pipeline that is expected to divert reclaimed and treated water to Griffith Park.

05/16/2014

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Pipeline Ruptures Spilling 10K Gallons Of Oil Onto Atwater Village Streets

A geyser of oil sprayed onto buildings and puddled in knee-high pools of crude in L.A. streets after a valve on a high-pressure pipeline failed Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2014

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Pasadena Declares Temporary Water Shortage Emergency

Residents and businesses in Pasadena and other foothill communities were being asked on Wednesday to reduce their water consumption while a major water pipeline is taken out of service.

02/20/2013

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Group Caught Crawling Into US Via Abandoned Pipeline Returned To Mexico

It was a narrow escape for a group of immigrants who tried to enter the U.S. illegally from Mexico via an abandoned gas pipeline.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/03/2011

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SoCal Gas Making It Easier To Find Pipelines

Southern California Gas is making it easier for utility customers to locate high-pressure underground pipelines.

09/22/2010