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  • IRS officially kicks off tax season, now accepting returns

    IRS officially kicks off tax season, now accepting returns
    Tax season, that time of year that spurs Americans to gnash their teeth and root out reams of old documents, officially kicked off Friday. The Internal Revenue Service started accepting and processing paper and online returns, as well as preparing...
  • Two solar projects approved on public lands in California and Nevada

    Two solar projects approved on public lands in California and Nevada
    Federal officials have announced the approval of two solar projects on public land in California and Nevada. The projects are expected to generate about 550 megawatts of renewable energy, or enough to power about 170,000 homes, the Interior Department...
  • Bank of England indicates rate hike isn't imminent

    Bank of England indicates rate hike isn't imminent
    The Bank of England sought Wednesday to assure markets and businesses it won't raise its key interest rate any time soon despite a faster-than-expected decline in Britain's jobless rate. The central bank previously said it would consider raising its...
  • Natural gas shortage hits Southland power plants

    California hasn't completely escaped the effects of the polar vortex. Although the Golden State avoided the freezing snowfalls that affected regions farther east, power plants in the Southland are now grappling with low supplies of natural gas brought...
  • A gusher of oil money to save an oil tax cut in Alaska

    A gusher of oil money to save an oil tax cut in Alaska
    From the Anchorage Daily News comes the latest accounting of how much the oil industry is spending to save a tax cut it received last year from the generous state government.   As of Feb. 5, the total is $3.5 million, with the lead campaign donors being...
  • Occidental Petroleum to move HQ to Houston, spin off California assets

    Occidental Petroleum, the longtime Los Angeles-based energy giant, announced Friday that it would move its headquarters to Houston and spin off its California assets into a separate company. The latest move is part of the company's strategic overhaul as...
  • Grocery chain Safeway in talks to sell itself

    Safeway Inc. said Wednesday it is in talks about potentially selling itself, finally addressing buyout rumors that began last year after the grocery giant deflected a takeover bid. The Pleasanton, Calif., company, which operates the Vons and Pavilions...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Advance report for 4Q GDP, December pending home sales, weekly jobless claims Local earnings: Brunswick Corp., Dover Corp., Hillshire Brands Co., Tenneco Inc. Other earnings: Altria Group, Cardinal Health, Colgate-Palmolive, ConocoPhillips, Eli...
  • Occidental Petroleum's profits rise as Exxon Mobil's and Shell's fall

    Occidental Petroleum reported higher profits in the fourth quarter as the oil and gas producer seeks to revamp its business after a boardroom shakeup last year. The Los Angeles company reported profits of $1.6 billion, or $2.04 a share, in the quarter...
  • 90 companies worldwide produced fuels driving climate change

    WASHINGTON — Just 90 companies worldwide produced fuels that generated two-thirds of industrial greenhouse gas emissions from 1854 to 2010, according to a new study. The 90 biggest producers of fuels driving climate change include investor-owned...
  • As Pentagon invests in green fuel, critics focus on the cost

    As Pentagon invests in green fuel, critics focus on the cost
    WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Navy sailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled. Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay...
  • CV Water District to receive about $22.7 million in federal lawsuit over gasoline additive in groundwater

    Nearly six years after filing a federal lawsuit against seven companies and their related counterparts for allegedly contaminating the local groundwater supply with a gasoline additive, the Crescenta Valley Water District has finally settled with the...