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  • Massive oil drilling project in Carson is dropped

    Massive oil drilling project in Carson is dropped
    A former subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum says it’s pulling the plug on a massive oil drilling project in Carson, a decision welcomed by activists and residents who had fought the project for years.
  • Merger of Aecom and URS to create giant L.A. construction firm

    Merger of Aecom and URS to create giant L.A. construction firm
    Los Angeles construction giant Aecom Technology Corp. — which has worked on downtown L.A. high-rises, World Cup stadiums and New York's new World Trade Center — will buy its San Francisco rival, URS Corp., in a $6-billion deal. The merged...

    Hollywood liberals, oil firms unite for Jerry Brown reelection effort

    Hollywood liberals, oil firms unite for Jerry Brown reelection effort
    SACRAMENTO -- What do Wal-Mart, oil companies and some of Hollywood’s most famous liberal donors have in common? They all are backing Gov. Jerry Brown’s reelection bid.   Brown holds a wide fundraising advantage over his potential GOP rivals...

    Cindy Sheehan announces run for California governor

    Cindy Sheehan announces run for California governor
    SACRAMENTO -- Cindy Sheehan, the anti-war activist who rose to national prominence after her son was killed in the Iraq war in 2005, rode her bike to the steps of the state Capitol on Tuesday morning and declared her candidacy for governor. Sheehan, who...

    Occidental Petroleum plans to sell stake in Middle East, North Africa

    Occidental Petroleum plans to sell stake in Middle East, North Africa
    Oil giant Occidental Petroleum Corp. said Friday it plans to sell off its minority stake in the Middle East and North Africa region along with other assets in an effort to boost shareholder value. The Los Angeles company, which is one of the largest oil...