| Mar 30, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Sure, the prices of crude oil -- and gasoline at the pump -- are through the roof, denting everyone’s pocketbook. TV pundits talk grimly about the nation’s overdependence on oil from politically shaky parts of the world, including the Middle...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 3:48 PM
Fueling up your car may one day be as easy as cleaning out the refrigerator or taking out the trash, according to Edmunds.com.
Here's a list of some of the innovations in alternative fuels being researched:
• Garbage: Waste Management Inc. is...
| May 21, 2011
| 1:37 PM
As federal regulators continue to look for lessons from Japan's nuclear disaster, critics are pleading for changes in three key nuclear emergency areas.
It matters to Floridians because the state has five reactors, four of which are slated to expand,...
| May 10, 2011
| 4:10 PM
A man wanted on felony charges in Florida was arrested this afternoon in Oak Park when Cook County Sheriff's officers pretended to be rug cleaners and he let them into his apartment.
Officials in Orange County, Fla. say Omilquer Garcia Perez, 37, was...
| May 13, 2011
| 7:13 PM
The arrest of two suspects in the theft of 500 gallons of diesel fuel at the Norcal Beverage fueling station on Saturday led police to search a business on Galveston Street in West Sacramento and the recovery of $10,000 worth of fuel, which is about 2,300...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 9:55 AM
This is a story about a problem that we can solve — with a bit of help from Congress.
Fifteen years ago, there was no such thing as clean diesel. City transit riders held their breath when the bus pulled away from the curb, and parents worried...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:41 AM
A diesel fuel leak on the right hand shoulder of the Capital City Freeway near Arden slowed morning traffic.
The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. Thursday morning. CHP says that something from the road caused a big rig hauling diesel to leak.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:56 PM
State and local officials allowed nature to take its course and let the sun evaporate the estimated five gallons of diesel fuel that spilled Jan. 4 in Huntington Harbour.
The Huntington Beach Fire Department, along with the Orange County Sheriff's Harbor...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Our long-legged family of four normally doesn't mix well with midsize sedans. Thanks to the combination of my 6-foot-2-inch husband in the front row and two kids in full-sized child-safety seats in the backseat, someone is always making a compromise on...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:06 AM
With most lawmakers gone for the holidays, President Obama took full advantage of the empty stage, appearing with everyday Americans to make the case that House Republicans need to relent and pass a payroll tax cut extension that would mean an extra $1,...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:15 AM
With the 2012 M-Class, Mercedes brings the comfortable, luxurious driving experience of its flagship S-Class sedan to its most popular SUV.
If you don't like to be disturbed by the world around you when you drive, this redesigned luxury SUV is for you....