Results tagged “Sharon McNary”

SoCal Gas To Pay $119M To LA City And County For Aliso Canyon Gas Leak. Tally So Far: $1B (And Counting)

The settlement includes $45.4 million for "local environmental benefit projects," which would include a long-term health study.

'How Crowded Does Santa Monica Beach Get.' Las Vegas Mass Shooter Researched Southern California Targets

The gunman who killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more at a country music concert in Las Vegas had researched Southern California targets, according to the most comprehensive report yet on his actions.

Cranston Fire Threatens Mountain Towns As Thousands Of Evacuees Await Fate Of Homes

The mountain community of Idyllwild had been spared a devastating fire for more than a century. Now residents of this small town high in the San Jacinto Mountains await word of whether they've escaped again or face devastating losses.

Everything LA County Voters Need To Know About The Stormwater Tax Now On Their November Ballot

L.A. County voters are being asked to approve a new tax on impermeable land (aka surfaces that don't absorb water). That's money that would go to fund new projects to catch stormwater, clean it and percolate it underground. The goal in this drought-plagued region is to increase the region's future water supply.

It's Summer, But LA Is Thinking About How To Catch Rain

Most of the region's rain is lost to the Pacific Ocean.

Giant, Unpermitted Bins Of Hazardous Sludge Earn The Torrance Refinery A $150K Fine

PBF Energy, owner of the Torrance Refinery, was fined $150,000 this month for storing hazardous waste without proper permits. The refinery is already under pressure from neighbors, environmentalists and air quality regulators to limit its use of a toxic chemical that could harm thousands of people if released.

The Reason There Could Be ICE Agents In Your Neighborhood

As California's state sanctuary law takes hold, immigration agents are showing up in communities rather than at jails to arrest those subject to deportation.

Why The Aliso Canyon Gas Blowout Is Still In The News: $1 Billion Cost And Counting

The California Public Utilities Commission has recommended giving SoCal Gas permission to store to 34 billion cubic feet at the troubled Aliso Canyon facility. Officials say the capacity is needed to ward off outages as summer temperatures climb.