| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Southern California Edison was aware of problems with replacement steam generators at the San Onofre nuclear power but chose not to make fixes, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer charged Wednesday. Boxer’s office cited a leaked report from Mitsubishi Heavy...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Southern California Edison, the operator of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant, pushed back against two lawmakers who said that the utility company was aware of defects in the plant's replacement steam generators before installing them. Sen....
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:04 PM
A report on the root causes of problems at the San Onofre nuclear plant shows that officials considered making design changes to the plant’s new steam generators before they were installed but rejected some fixes in part because they would require...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:08 PM
There are train wrecks, and there are train wrecks. Then there's San Onofre.
You probably know San Onofre as the full-figured fiasco overlooking the Pacific Ocean near the Orange/San Diego county line. Beginning in 2004, Southern California Edison,...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:47 PM
Money and power were on the agenda Thursday afternoon, as dozens of area residents weighed in at a California Public Utilities Commission hearing in Costa Mesa on whether to reopen two troubled units at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, and to...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Southern California Edison's decision to close the San Onofre nuclear power plant comes after problems with the steam generators.
Q: What was the problem at San Onofre?
High vibration and other issues degraded about 8.7% of the tubes in the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:29 PM
There may be lots of questions yet to be answered about Southern California Edison's permanent shutdown of its San Onofre nuclear plant, but here are a couple about which there's no doubt.
Who's responsible? Edison, 100%. Accept no argument that it...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Southern California Edison announced Friday that it is permanently shutting down the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant, ending the region’s four-decade venture into nuclear energy production.
The closure caps a 16-month debate about San Onofre&...
| Jun 8, 2013
Southern California Edison on Friday made its smartest decision yet about the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant: It announced it was closing the facility once and for all. A year after the plant was taken off-line as a result of several problem-...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A letter sent by a Southern California Edison executive in 2004 shows the company was concerned about the possibility of design flaws in replacement steam generators manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries that could lead to the type of "disastrous"...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news.
For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
| May 15, 2013
| 8:19 PM
A flurry of letters that went back and forth between Southern California Edison and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries late last year reveal the serious hurdles that stand in the way of the San Onofre nuclear power plant's long-term future.
The plant had...