| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:33 PM
As Banning Ranch developers prepare their application for the California Coastal Commission, conservationists are still hoping they will someday be able to buy the ranch's 400 acres and preserve it all as open space.
But after Monday night's 6-0 vote...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:39 AM
A Wal-Mart store manager in a small military town in Canada got an urgent phone call last month from "Gary Darnell" in the home office in Bentonville, Ark.
Darnell told the manager Wal-Mart had a multi-million-dollar opportunity to win a major government...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:05 AM
The report of Apple avoiding corporate income taxes the past four years signals it's time to overhaul the U.S. corporate tax code.
Like many multinationals with strong intellectual property, Apple legally earns nearly all of its income offshore. The U....
| Feb 17, 2013
The Crescenta Valley Water District has bagged two more multimillion-dollar settlements from oil companies that officials claim leaked a contaminant into the local groundwater supply.
So far, the district has penned three settlement agreements totaling...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Hess Corp. has agreed to buy eight duplexes in Loch Raven and demolish them to settle homeowners' claims of contamination from a nearby gas station, the company said Friday.
Residents of Yakona Road had filed more than a dozen lawsuits against the...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:03 AM
Humans have reached the moon and are planning to return samples from Mars, but when it comes to exploring the land deep beneath our feet, we have only scratched the surface of our planet.
This may be about to change with a $1 billion mission to drill 6...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:53 AM
LA MESA, Calif. - Gas prices are rising rapidly in San Diego County and some stations could soon run out of gasoline, a La Mesa store owner said Wednesday.
Dave Hallak, owner of Emerald Oil at 5600 Baltimore Drive, received a call Wednesday morning...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:13 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The worst-ever one-week spike in California gas prices may be over -- at least for now -- but any real relief at the pump could take a while.
Prices dropped overnight by an average of .5 cents per gallon to $4.666 on Tuesday,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:43 AM
SAN DIEGO -- As gas prices in California hit a record high for the third day in a row, a station in San Diego County was charging $5.779 a gallon for regular gas and almost $6 a gallon for premium.
Qwik Korner at 2015 East Valley Parkway in Escondido was...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Longtime La Cañada Flintridge resident James Anthony “Jim” Carbonetti, a past president of the La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn. and the La Cañada High School Spartan Boosters Club, passed away Oct. 10 at the age of 81....
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:28 PM
The Exxon Mobil Corp. asked Maryland's highest court Monday to erase most of the more than $1.5 billion awarded in two lawsuits over a large gasoline spill that Jacksonville residents claimed polluted their well water, left them fearful of getting...