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  • Nonprofit group declines to show how it spent taxpayer money

    With $5 billion in stimulus money for weatherization projects at stake, federal officials called for an unprecedented level of transparency to ensure citizens knew how their tax dollars would be spent. It remains a big secret in Illinois. In denying a...
  • Verdugo students get 'smart'

    Eleven men on Thursday celebrated the completion of a 96-hour-long certification course on “smart meters” at the Verdugo Jobs Center — the first of its kind in Glendale. Under the instruction of Professor Alan Sanga, who has an...
  • Burb's Eye View: Keeping the city ahead of the energy curve

    The U.S. Department of Energy could learn a thing or two from the researchers and power-company employees of Burbank. While the nation’s energy policy slowly, laboriously trudges toward sustainability and cleaner energy practices, Burbank Water and...
  • Fly or drive – what's the better deal?

    Fly or drive – what's the better deal?
    Who would take a road trip when gasoline is hovering near $4 a gallon? Well, you might, especially if you're taking the family. Sometimes it's cheaper to drive. "Driving makes sense if you have three people traveling, heavy baggage or fragile sporting...
  • The secret is out in Oak Ridge

    The secret is out in Oak Ridge
    OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—The poster's hush-hush tone said it all: "What you see here, what you do here, what you hear here, when you leave here, let it stay here." Here in the rolling hills of eastern Tennessee, America built one of three secret cities...
  • Getting a charge out of Burbank

    Getting a charge out of Burbank
    Tim Hebb lives about two miles from downtown Los Angeles, so charging station locations for his all-electric Nissan Leaf factor in heavily when planning leisure activities to other areas in the region. The vehicle can travel 75 to 100 miles per charge,...
  • Proposed Virginia budget does not include money for JLab

    Gov. Bob McDonnell did not fund a request of $16 million by Jefferson Science Associates to expand Jefferson Lab. The group is trying to make a case that the U.S. Department of Energy nuclear physics research center in Newport News is the right place for...
  • Briefly In The News

    City gets grants to beef up police positions The Laguna Beach City Council has accepted a $100,000 state grant to fund permanent positions in the Police Department. The grant is made from the Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund, established...
  • HU-ODU team selected for Department of Energy's 2013 Solar Decathlon

    HU-ODU team selected for Department of Energy's 2013 Solar Decathlon
    Hampton University and Old Dominion University’s solar decathlon team, “Team Tidewater Virginia,” has been selected for the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon. The team is among 20 selected to compete in the...
  • Burbank unveils a $40M-overhaul of a 'greener' utility campus

    Burbank unveils a $40M-overhaul of a 'greener' utility campus
    Burbank Water and Power unveiled its $40-million “eco campus” to the public this past weekend, showing off the culmination of a 13-year transformation of an aging utility site into a showcase of sustainability. At the open house event on...
  • Family turns tragedy into inspiration

    Ken and Kristen Sheely have experienced a parent's ultimate tragedy: the loss of a child. Now, through a fledgling nonprofit organization, they hope to educate young athletes about brain trauma injuries and possibly spare other families from the pain...