| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Hot sauce is so hot right now.
For the last few months, thanks to a daily Google alert for “Sriracha,” I’ve been treated to all manner of news about the fiery sweet-and-sour chili sauce that has become one of L.A.’s most...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Fans of Mexican Coke have been dismayed, saddened and angered at recent reports that their beloved soda's key ingredient -- cane sugar -- will be replaced with old-fashioned corn syrup.
But fear not, the Mexican bottler that exports Coke to the U.S....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It's hard to realize that over a year has passed since the closing of the once-proud Bethlehem Steel plant at Sparrows Point.
Opened over 100 years ago as Bethlehem Steel, the plant along with Western Electric, General Motors, Lever Brothers to name a...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Even as some Fells Point residents worry that building over a capped toxic site at Harbor Point could endanger their health, records show elevated levels of cancer-causing chromium in groundwater just beyond the area targeted for an upscale development....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:35 PM
SACRAMENTO — Southern California electricity ratepayers soon could get the first of possibly many refunds, stemming from the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Two state Public Utilities Commission administrative law judges last...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:29 PM
The former chief executive of Republic Windows and Doors, a company that in 2008 became a national symbol of how the economic crisis hurt workers, is planning to plead guilty this week to charges he looted the company, his attorney said Tuesday in court....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The San Onofre nuclear plant may be permanently retired, but on Wednesday, the sirens were scheduled to sound as they have every year for an annual test.
The test -- a regulatory requirement that hasn't been suspended despite the nuclear plant's...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The former head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Southern California Edison’s plan to restart the darkened San Onofre nuclear plant at reduced power for safety reasons is "not one that instills tremendous confidence in me."
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Metrolink lines in Orange County remained closed Friday morning after a freight train fatally struck a person on the tracks near the Norwalk station, officials said.
The victim was struck about 4:45 a.m. by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train, which...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The fate of the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant was apparently sealed last month when it became clear that a potential lengthy series of hearings would likely have to be held before the coastal facility could be powered back up.
The plant, which...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Secret Service officials in town for Friday's visit of President Obama said they are aware of the shooting at Santa Monica College, but do not expect it to affect his trip.
"We are aware of the incident and it is not impacting the visit," said Ed...