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  • Lawmakers want to question Solyndra investors about its collapse

     
    Solyndra: Two Democratic lawmakers want to question Solyndra investors about the solar company's collapse....
  • Fracking used more diesel fuel than estimated, lawmakers say

     
    Oil service companies such as Halliburton have maintained that the practice does not affect drinking water, despite anecdotal evidence in places such as Wyoming that show methane and other chemicals in residential wells near fracking activities....
  • Year in Review: Congress' 10 biggest enemies of the Earth

     
    Republicans launched an unprecedented frontal assault against environmental protections and regulations this year, prompting Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) to call his chamber "the most anti-environment House in history." Here are the 10 most powerful and...
  • Former Republican spends $1 million on congressional race

     
    Manhattan Beach businessman and developer has spent around $1 million of his own money on his race for a coastal Los Angeles County congressional district. The incumbent is Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills)....
  • State attorney general sues wounded-veterans charity

     
    California's attorney general on Thursday filed a civil lawsuit against a Riverside County-based charity that raises money allegedly to support programs for military veterans and active-duty personnel, particularly for those hospitalized with war wounds....
  • Commission won't be last word on Gulf oil spill

    Commission won't be last word on Gulf oil spill
    A presidential commission's conclusion on the largest offshore oil spill in history that decisions meant to save time and money created an unreasonable amount of risk won't be the final word on the disaster.       But it already has the companies involved...
  • Casey, Schwartz named to payroll tax committee

    Casey, Schwartz named to payroll tax committee
    Ending weeks of partisan gridlock -- the norm these days for Capitol Hill -- House Republicans agreed Thursday to a two-month extension of a tax cut for working Americans with the stipulation that Senate Democrats agree to appoint conferees to negotiate...
  • Fraud cases leave biodiesel industry reeling

    Biodiesel producers told a congressional panel Wednesday that they're struggling to stay afloat in the aftermath of fraud cases uncovered in Baltimore and Texas, and a spokesman for petroleum refiners faulted the Environmental Protection Agency for slow...
  • Internet sensations the Gregory Brothers Auto-Tune the world

    Internet sensations the Gregory Brothers Auto-Tune the world
    There's a passage at the end of "Auto-Tune the News #4," one of the Gregory Brothers' slightly less popular videos (it's been viewed roughly 750k times, compared with 30 million views of their "Double Rainbow Song"), when former House Speaker Newt...
  • Support builds for tax credit

    Lawmakers are pushing to extend the California Film and Television Tax Credit program, which has resulted in billions of dollars of economic activity. Enacted in 2009, the legislation was designed to create jobs, increase production spending and generate...
  • Publishers toast paper's anniversary

    Michael and Karen Villalpando have come a long way in the publishing world since mortgaging their home in 1990 to purchase the Park Labrea News. Over the past 21 years, the longtime La Cañada Flintridge residents worked hard to grow the once 3,000-...