Concerned citizens and community groups were given the opportunity Friday to sound off about potential public health hazards linked to chemical storage facilities across the Southland.
Ventura County health officials say more than 2,000 gallons of sewage spilled onto the ground and into a storm water drain in Thousand Oaks.
A big rig carrying 20 tons of asphalt overturned on the 405 Freeway Sunday, dumping its load.
Dozens of oiled seabirds have been found beached and covered in oil along the Santa Barbara coast this month, animal rescue officials said Monday.
A gravel spill on the Riverside (91) Freeway left all but one lane shut down in Anaheim on Monday.
The Long Beach Health Department has closed all beaches in the Alamitos Bay amid an early October heat wave.
At least two people were injured Friday morning when a Metrolink commuter train and a big rig collided in Camarillo.
Hazmat crews worked to contain a fuel spill near Peter’s Landing Marina in the Huntington Harbour area.
The oil traveled more than a mile through a flood control channel on the Morongo Indian reservation, but no evacuations were necessary.
A truck carrying hay twice lost part of its load on a mountain highway in Idyllwild Friday, halting traffic for several hours the California Highway Patrol reported.
A high school English teacher recounts how he left his job to go hunting for tens of thousands of bath toys lost at sea and the impact they have on the world’s ocean ecology.
BP PLC says it is selling its Southern California gasoline business as part of a major restructuring after last year’s catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Stephen Baldwin is suing Kevin Costner over their investments in a device that BP used to try to clean up the massive Gulf oil spill.
Officials say there’s no word on when a clean-up effort will be complete after an unknown amount of oil spilled into the harbor.
A 50,000-gallon raw sewage spill in the Los Angeles River has reportedly not contaminated coastal waters along the Southern California coast.