| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Love L.A.? Rosemary Dardick and Robin Belcher celebrate the city with linocuts of neighborhood sights such as the Highland Theatre in Highland Park, the Helms Bakery in Culver City or the Norms sign in Santa Monica.
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| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:52 AM
The students at Benjamin Franklin High School have it right. They have organized against Energy Answers' waste-to-energy incinerator planned for a location within one mile of three schools in Curtis Bay.
Not only should it not be built so close to their...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Regional air quality officials Friday voted to oppose a proposed state law aimed at upending regulations that restrict the placement of fire rings on Southern California's beaches.
Members of the South Coast Air Quality Management District's Legislative...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:18 AM
A nonprofit group hoping to preserve wood-burning fire rings wants the Orange County Superior Court to stop the city of Newport Beach from removing them until a lawsuit on the matter is resolved.
The Friends of the Fire Rings announced its request for...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Aiming to boost the fledgling market for plug-in vehicles, Maryland and seven other states pledged Thursday to use their governments' tax and spending powers to get 3.3 million "zero-emission" cars, trucks and vans on the road in the next dozen years....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Jesse Bracamontes is one of the legions of Sriracha sauce fans who squirts the bright red paste of peppers, garlic and spices on all manner of foods: pizza, take-out Chinese and even a plain bowl of noodles.
But when the pungent Sriracha smell wafts...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:52 PM
For decades, hydrogen fuel cell cars have been the automotive technology of tomorrow: the big idea, for someday far in the future.
No longer. At auto shows in Los Angeles and Tokyo this week, Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor Co....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:50 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women exposed to even low levels of urban air pollution during pregnancy may be at heightened risk of having a low-birthweight baby, according to a review of evidence from Europe.
Based on data for more than 74,000 women in 12...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Air quality regulators will begin monitoring pollution levels near major Southern California traffic corridors next year, for the first time providing data important to nearly 1 million Southern Californians who are at greater risk of respiratory...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:19 PM
China’s export industry is responsible for dirty emissions that are blowing across the Pacific Ocean and contributing to smog in the United States, a new scientific study says.
About one-fifth of the pollution China spews into the atmosphere comes...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Smog is an irritation for anyone living in Los Angeles, but exactly where in the city you live can make a huge difference in your in your exposure to the tiniest air pollutants, a new study has found.
The study by UCLA researchers compared four Los...