| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:38 PM
A group of Burbank residents is protesting the planned closure of the Glenoaks post office, which postal officials said would save the cash-strapped agency $740,270 over the next decade.
However, one postal official said this week that the decision to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:34 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulators have imposed millions of dollars in civil penalties against energy companies that risk the dependability of the U.S. electrical grid since new rules following the 2003 Northeast blackout made such fines possible,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Two of the world's biggest advertising companies said Sunday they would merge, in a maneuver likely to affect big-spending marketers like PepsiCo and Coca-Cola as well as media companies like CBS, News Corp. and Walt Disney who count on ad dollars to help...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:22 AM
Calling it “the most comprehensive restructuring ever undertaken” by the department, Imperial Irrigation District officials recently reorganized the energy department.
Growing regulatory and compliance requirements, coupled with an...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:45 PM
SACRAMENTO — Preparing for months of battle over who should pay the estimated $4.1-billion cost of permanently shutting down the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which closed in June, Southern California Edison has launched a public relations...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Laguna Beach residents will probably have to wait several months to find out whether their electricity rates will change as a result of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station's closure.
Southern California Edison has already raised rates and San Diego...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After the cascade of disasters that befell Japan 27 months ago, then-Prime Minister Naoto Kan took the brunt of withering criticism for shoddy nuclear safety standards at the crippled Fukushima reactor complex and the government’s chaotic...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The firestorm set off by Edward Snowden's leaks about National Security Agency surveillance programs has fueled much hand-wringing about executive branch power in the post-9/11 era. On Monday, though, the Supreme Court agreed to consider a case that could...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Juan Manuel Marquez was subjected to skepticism in December when the newly buffed-up multichampion boxer knocked Manny Pacquiao out stone cold, the first time Pacquaio hit the canvas in the pair’s five fights.
Now, Marquez, in advance of his Oct....
| Jun 8, 2013
Southern California Edison on Friday made its smartest decision yet about the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant: It announced it was closing the facility once and for all. A year after the plant was taken off-line as a result of several problem-...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:51 AM
Republican state senator from Carmel, Ind., who has helped author state immigration measures
Q. What do you see as the merits and shortcomings of the proposed reform?
A. Ronald Reagan in all complexity was persuaded by congressional...