| Jan 29, 2012
These days a dollar can buy a can of soda, a song on iTunes — or, in the case of South Pasadena, an armored vehicle.
Last week the city took delivery of a vehicle known as a Peacekeeper, paying Burbank $1 for the privilege. Burbank originally...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 9:30 AM
The most expensive year ever for gasoline purchases in the U.S. is heading to a close, but not without one last snatch at motorists' wallets. Pain levels at the pump are rising again in California and across the rest of the nation, assuring that 2011 will...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Maybe you'll want to start salting away money for 2012 fuel costs now. Get ready to see $4-a-gallon gasoline in various parts of the U.S. sometime this spring, according to one prediction. Another prediction says that some of the nation's biggest cities...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
We all feel it when gas prices spike. It's a pattern every four years that coincides with elections. Israel threatens to strike Iran, Iran threatens to block oil shipments and presidential candidates spew inflammatory rhetoric.
Suddenly, oil companies...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:27 AM
In California, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline fell 6.4 cents over the last week to $3.734 on Monday, according to the U.S. Energy Department's weekly telephone survey of service stations across the nation. That's a drop of 52.3 cents...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 5:32 PM
As August draws to a close, so does another season of the Summer Beach Bus service that is offered in the Foothills each year by the city of La Cañada Flintridge and Los Angeles County.
The drive, traffic congestion and high price of gasoline can keep...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Some 31.5 million Americans are expected to travel more than 50 miles from home over Labor Day weekend, a 2.4 percent decline from 2010, according to AAA.
Due to steep gasoline prices, inflated hotel room rates and high unemployment more people are...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 9:06 AM
The draining of Echo Park Lake has created quite the stench. Following several complaints over the weekend, the Los Angeles Department of Public Works deposited lime in parts of the lakebed to combat the stink, according to Echo Park Patch.
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:31 PM
The sleek, 130-foot yacht dwarfed the wooden replica tied up alongside.
Five hundred years of maritime progress was on display. During a brief stay in Frankfort Harbor, the Niña drew the curious to this small northern Michigan town, providing a unique...
| May 16, 2011
| 5:12 PM
BURBANK — The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport dropped 5% in March, confounding officials who on Monday said the decline was greater than expected.
The loss of 7,497 passengers compared with the same period last year was 2% lower than...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 7:42 AM
Since it opened in 1893, Bakersfield High School has been the pride of this city and its academic cornerstone, the place where the late Chief Justice Earl Warren graduated and students call themselves the Drillers in homage to the region's oil patch....
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:45 PM
At 10:32 p.m. Sunday, Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer Al Chen called out the news to dozens of workers hunched over monitors full of data in JPL's Mission Control center: “Touchdown confirmed. We're safe on Mars.”
Cheers erupted and hugs...