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Nearly 3 Dozen Huntington Beach Apartment Residents Forced Out After Weather-Related Ceiling Collapse

“The water was dripping, dripping, dripping. It was raining actually more in her house than it was outside,” said Eleanor DeMatteo.


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2 Arrested In Copper Wiring Theft From Kohl’s Solar Panels In Corona

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of ripping the copper wiring out of solar panels used to power a Corona department store.


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How to Save Money and Energy by Using Solar Panels

If you’ve ever wondered if tapping into the solar energy system would work for you, here’s what you need to know.


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Firefighters Warn Solar Panels Could Prevent Homes From Being Saved In Blaze

L.A. County Fire Inspector Scott Miller says firefighters are now training for how to deal with structures that have the technology.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2014

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Utility Customers Outraged Over Possible Fee To Cope With Revenue Loss From Popular Solar Panels

Some Southern California residents are outraged by a state bill that would allow three utility companies to charge customers up to $10 a month to cope with the loss of revenue due to the popularity of solar panels.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2013

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Newberry Springs Residents Angered Solar Farm Blocks Mountain Views

Newberry Springs residents are angered by the construction of a 27-acre solar farm they claim has ruined their views of the mountains.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/29/2013

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Taco Bell’s First All Solar-Powered Restaurant To Open In Moreno Valley

Fast food restaurants in the Inland Empire are tapping into solar power to save money on their super-sized energy bills.


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2 LA Area Malls Go Green With Rooftop Solar Panels

Solar panels will be installed on the rooftops of the Westfield Topanga and the Westfield Fashion Square.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2011

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Solar Panels Going Online Following CBS2 Investigation

A CBS2 Investigation broadcast earlier this month has spawned change — solar systems installed on L.A. homes received the OK from DWP to be turned on after months of sitting idle on rooftops.


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Customers Furious DWP Is Stalling Their Plans To Go Green

The push to go green is making some DWP customers turn red with anger.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2011

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Homeowners Have Chance To Win $50K ‘Home Energy Makeover’

Homeowners have one more day to enter to win a “home energy makeover” worth as much as $50,000.


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You Can Win Green By Going Green

Going green helps the environment but by being aware of the planet, you could put some serious green in your pocket.


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Protest Over Solar Panels On Huntington Beach School Lawn

Students and parents are angry over plans to install solar panels on a California school’s front lawn, a popular gathering spot for youngsters.