City Council Orders Investigation Into Possible Connection Between Fracking, Seismic ActivityCity Council members Tuesday called on city staff to investigate whether natural gas and oil drilling methods, such as fracking, helped trigger Monday's magnitude-4.4 earthquake.
Crews Mop Up Oil Leak In Wilmington After Pipe RuptureA possible broken pipe may have caused oil to seep onto the streets of Wilmington overnight Tuesday, officials said.
City Council Passes LA 'Fracking' BanThe Los Angeles City Council moved Friday to make L.A. the biggest city in the nation to approve a moratorium on a controversial oil and gas drilling practice.
Top Democratic Lawmaker Proposes Fuel TaxThe state Senate leader on Thursday proposed a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to mass transit projects and households making less than $75,000 annually.
Security Drill Off San Pedro Coast Simulates Attack On Oil, Gas PlatformsFederal, state and local law enforcement officials Tuesday are taking part in a security exercise to protect oil and gas platforms in Southern California from potential threats.
LA County Supervisors Reject Proposed Oil Drilling In Whittier HillsThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted to halt proposed oil drilling in Whittier Hills - but the long-running battle is far from over.
710 Freeway Reopened In Time For Morning Commute After Fiery Tanker TrashA portion of a Los Angeles freeway has been reopened after a fiery tanker truck crash seriously injured the driver, prompted evacuation of nearby homes, and snarled traffic for hours.
Portion Of 710 Freeway In Commerce Remains Closed After Big Rig Crash, FireAuthorities say two people were injured after a big rig went over a freeway embankment and caught fire in the city of Commerce.
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City Council Mulls Moratorium On Fracking Two Los Angeles City Council members introduced a motion Wednesday calling for a moratorium on a controversial natural gas extraction process.
SoCal Gas Prices Lowest In Months Despite Egypt UnrestGasoline prices in Southern California are plunging to their lowest in months despite the ongoing civil unrest in Egypt.
City Council To Weigh Stance On Tougher Fracking RegulationsMembers of the Los Angeles City Council are expected to consider a resolution calling for tougher regulations on local fracking activities when the Council returns from recess next week.
Oil Drilling Study Set To Begin In Hermosa Beach Hermosa Beach is debating whether to get back into the oil business, 80 years after the Southern California beach town first banned them.
Air Force Considers Drilling For Oil At VandenbergU.S. Air Force officials are considering leasing land to private companies to drill for oil and gas on California's central coast.
Wildlife Activists Blame Natural Spill For Influx Of Oil-Coated BirdsDozens of oiled seabirds have been found beached and covered in oil along the Santa Barbara coast this month, animal rescue officials said Monday.