| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
No stranger to leveraging his Twitter presence to maximize attention for his electric car company, Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk sent his company's stock up 2.5% on Monday with a single, cryptic tweet.
"Really exciting @TeslaMotors announcement...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:48 PM
The Orange County Great Park once again raised the Irvine's City Council's hackles.
The carousel and balloon rides starred prominently at Tuesday's meeting, as did the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.
These items, pulled from the meeting's...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Congressional backers of a proposed Smithsonian-affiliated museum devoted to the history and culture of American Latinos didn't succeed the first time around, so they're trying again.
The bipartisan bills resubmitted Friday in the U.S. House and...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:40 PM
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- UC San Diego was awarded more than $500,000 Friday for a three-year project to develop and deploy an electromagnetic system in an effort to access more natural gas for energy use.
The grant from the U.S. Department of Energy is part...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 9:26 AM
The car: Fisker Karma
The power: 403 total horsepower coming from two 201.5-horsepower (150 kW) AC motors, mounted just above the rear wheels.
Torque is in the neighborhood of monstrous, with 981 pound-feet available at 0 RPM. That figure sounds like...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 11:17 AM
Lighting is changing fast. Incandescents as we know them are on the way out.
It may be confusing for a while. But in the end, your wallet will thank you. And so will the planet.
Walk down today's lighting aisle, and it's intimidating.
| Oct 16, 2010
It started with gray water, then escalated to chickens, composting toilets and rain barrels. I'm talking about the two years I've spent transforming my humble California bungalow into a test case for sustainable living — an experience that's cost me...
| Mar 15, 2011
Dangerous levels of radiation escaped a quake-stricken nuclear power plant after one reactor's steel containment structure was apparently breached by an explosion, and another reactor building in the same complex caught fire, Japan's leaders told a...
| Apr 1, 2011
Radiation levels increased sharply inside and outside the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Thursday, slowing work on the devastated facility again and once more throwing into doubt the integrity of the containment vessels that hold the fuel rods....
| May 22, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Orange County's Great Park will receive $1 million in federal grant as they play host to a national collegiate solar design competition and alternative energy exposition in the next year, park officials announced....
| May 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
New models will come fast and furious in the 2013-16 model years, according to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch's annual product pipeline analysis, dubbed the "Car Wars" report. Bank of America sees an above-average level of new model launches starting in......