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  • Burbank sells city tank for $1

    Burbank sells city tank for $1
    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...
  • Gasoline prices climb to record end-of-year highs

    Gasoline prices climb to record end-of-year highs
    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...
  • $4 gas coming this spring, nearing $5 in some cities by summer

    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...
  • Think Again: A look at Brown's proposed tax increase

    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...
  • Gas prices continue to fall in California

    Gas prices continue to fall in California
    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...
  • 'Beach Bus' set to close for the season

    'Beach Bus' set to close for the season
    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 Caņada Flintridge and Los Angeles County. The drive, traffic congestion and high price of gasoline can keep...
  • On the Radar: Labor Day in numbers, Echo Park Lake disappearing and Miss California 2012

    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...
  • On the Radar: That stinks, 9 out of 10 say economy is bad and and gas prices drop

    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. According to...
  • Taken For Granted: A sailor, his ship, his legacy

    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 Niņa drew the curious to this small northern Michigan town, providing a unique...
  • Fewer passengers flying out of Bob Hope

    Fewer passengers flying out of Bob Hope
    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...
  • California bullet train: The high price of speed

    California bullet train: The high price of speed
    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....
  • JPL basks in the glory of successful Mars landing

    JPL basks in the glory of successful Mars landing
    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...