| 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 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...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 10:06 AM
Tired of paying too much at the pump? Look no further.
Costco $3.71, 1051 W Burbank Blvd & N Victory Pl
ARCO $3.71, 201 W Alameda Ave & S Lake St & I-5
Shell $3.75, 181 W Alameda Ave & S Lake St & I-5
Chevron (Diesel) $3.95, 2501 W Olive...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Speaking to a group of seniors at the Adult Recreation Center about healthcare reform, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Monday also took the opportunity to join a growing chorus of elected officials calling for an investigation into what caused the...
| 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...