The Santa Barbara County District Attorney confirmed Wednesday her office was investigating the large oil spill along the coast of Central California.
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.
Construction was underway Friday on a connecting pipeline that is expected to divert reclaimed and treated water to Griffith Park.
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.
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.
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.
Southern California Gas is making it easier for utility customers to locate high-pressure underground pipelines.