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  • Imperial Valley agencies develop plan to save ailing Salton Sea

    Imperial Valley agencies develop plan to save ailing Salton Sea
    SAN DIEGO — With an ominous deadline approaching, two feuding Imperial Valley agencies have put aside their differences and developed a plan they hope can save the ailing Salton Sea, the state's largest body of water and often considered its most...
  • Protect endangered air [Editorial]

    The Washington-Baltimore region is ranked worst on the East Coast for smog, also known as ground-level ozone. The common air pollutant shortens lives, and its presence causes those alerts when children, the sick and the elderly are warned to stay indoors....
  • Two-Minute Drill: CdM's season continues

    CORONA DEL MAR •Corona del Mar High's perfect season isn't over. The Sea Kings claimed an unprecedented third straight CIF Southern Section Southern Division title with a 42-21 victory against Garden Grove on Friday at Orange Coast College. The...
  • Mexico's Senate passes sweeping oil industry reforms

    MEXICO CITY—The Mexican Senate has approved a sweeping reform of the country’s energy sector that would open the underperforming state-run oil company to foreign investment — a move that supporters say could boost a stagnant economy...
  • Mexican Senate OKs bill to open oil industry to foreign investors

    Mexican Senate OKs bill to open oil industry to foreign investors
    MEXICO CITY — Mexico has taken a giant step toward the most radical opening of the country's nationalized oil and gas industry in 75 years, a move analysts say could boost lagging petroleum production here and further cement North America's new...
  • Local businessman named in Ponzi scheme lawsuit

    A local businessman who was paid tens of thousands of dollars by Costa Mesa to act as a consultant during the city's 60th anniversary celebration is suspected of participating in a Ponzi scheme that cheated a Newport Beach man out of millions, according...
  • Lower house in Mexico approves oil reform measure

    Lower house in Mexico approves oil reform measure
    MEXICO CITY -- The lower chamber of Mexico's Congress followed the lead of the Senate on Wednesday night by approving an energy reform bill that would open the country's nationalized oil and gas industry to foreign investment. The bill, which proponents...
  • Five questions for Gary Skulnik

    Five questions for Gary Skulnik
    Gary Skulnik's environmental work history includes stints at Greenpeace and the Sierra Club. These days he's selling electricity — the renewable kind. He co-founded Clean Currents, which buys wind and solar power from producers and resells it to...
  • Schakowsky only Illinois 'no' vote on budget deal

    Schakowsky only Illinois 'no' vote on budget deal
    WASHINGTON -- Fifteen of the 18 House members from Illinois voted today in favor of the federal budget deal, which passed 332-94. One Illinois Democrat voted no and two others skipped the vote. The two who did not vote were Reps. Bobby Rush and...
  • Mexico's Congress passes energy reform bill

    MEXICO CITY — After contentious marathon sessions, Mexico's Congress on Thursday gave final approval to a historic energy reform bill that ends the 75-year state monopoly of the country's oil and gas industry and invites foreign investment. In a...
  • Keystone XL's true effect on emissions is Obama's main issue

    CONKLIN, Canada — Can the Keystone XL pipeline be built without significantly worsening greenhouse gas emissions and climate change? For President Obama, that is the main criterion for granting a federal permit to allow the pipeline to cross from...