| Feb 17, 2013
The Crescenta Valley Water District has bagged two more multimillion-dollar settlements from oil companies that officials claim leaked a contaminant into the local groundwater supply.
So far, the district has penned three settlement agreements totaling...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Tesoro Corp. won federal and state clearance for its purchase of BP's Carson refinery, Arco stations and other assets for $2.4 billion, an acquisition that would further concentrate the state's fuel-making capacity into only two players — Tesoro and...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:53 AM
LA MESA, Calif. - Gas prices are rising rapidly in San Diego County and some stations could soon run out of gasoline, a La Mesa store owner said Wednesday.
Dave Hallak, owner of Emerald Oil at 5600 Baltimore Drive, received a call Wednesday morning...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:13 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The worst-ever one-week spike in California gas prices may be over -- at least for now -- but any real relief at the pump could take a while.
Prices dropped overnight by an average of .5 cents per gallon to $4.666 on Tuesday,...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:17 PM
AAA says it's the craziest thing they've ever seen; the highest gas spike on record as gas went as much as $0.20 overnight.
As prices hit record numbers in Los Angeles some gas stations were forced to shut their pumps.
So what's causing all of this?...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 8:13 PM
SAN DIEGO - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose to a record $4.725 Monday, increasing 56 cents from a week ago.
The average price has risen throughout the past few days, including a record 19.5 cents on...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:20 AM
SAN DIEGO- Gov. Jerry Brown Sunday ordered California smog regulators to allow winter-blend gasoline to be sold in California this month, a move intended to reverse a sudden scare in the wholesale gasoline market that saw prices shoot up nearly 50...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:37 PM
Sunday, Governor Brown called for an emergency release of winter blend fuel in response to record high gas prices.
With gas averaging $4.61 a gallon, some customers are calling it "crazy," said Glenda Conteh.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB)...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:13 AM
U.S. stocks fell sharply at the open Wednesday, as investors focused on how President Obama plans to avoid the fiscal cliff after he won re-election Tuesday night.
Worries about the European economy also resurfaced, putting more pressure on global...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:15 PM
The McKenna Claire Foundation has just taken another bold step toward fighting pediatric brain cancer, and now the words of Rex Hudler are stuck in my head again.
Hudler, the former TV color commentator for the Angels, had a homespun phrase that he would...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Tropical Storm Isaac is curtailing oil production along the Gulf of Mexicoand threatening refineries, which could send already rising gasoline prices up another 10 cents in the coming week.
The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, which...
| Apr 15, 2011
Green almonds, which look like small, immature, teardrop-shaped peaches, have started showing up at farmers markets, attracting attention from adventurous chefs. A traditional snack in the Mediterranean and Middle East, they're a foretaste of the main...