| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Actor Ryan Reynolds has put his house in Los Feliz on the market at $3.65 million.
He and his then-wife, actress Scarlett Johannson, bought the property in 2010 for $2.9 million. The price of roughly $1,000 a square foot was considered high for the...
| Feb 5, 2012
Construction cranes rise like storks 40 stories above the Mojave Desert. In their midst, the "power tower" emerges, wrapped in scaffolding and looking like a multistage rocket.
Clustered nearby are hangar-sized assembly buildings, looming berms of sand...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 3:49 PM
| Oct 14, 2012
Should they need to get away from "The Office" from time to time, actor John Krasinski and his movie star wife, Emily Blunt, have bought a country home in Ojai for $2.15 million.
Once the site of the Ojai Foothills Hotel, the 5-acre-plus property centers...
| Feb 18, 2012
For Sale: 3,400 acres in the desert.
• No paved roads. Check.
• Isolated. Ideal.
• Land not suitable for farming. Perfect.
• Blistering sunshine. Jackpot.
• Asking price: $34 million. Deal.
As large-scale solar...
| Mar 4, 2012
Stubborn does not come close to describing the desert tortoise, a species that did its evolving more than 220 million years ago and has since remained resolutely prehistoric.
Its slowpoke take on biological adaptation has exposed modern vulnerabilities....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:32 AM
SolarCity Corp., a Bay Area solar energy company, is looking to raise as much as $151 million in its initial public offering, widely considered to be the most anticipated renewable-power IPO coming down the pike.
The San Mateo business – which...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:10 PM
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The U.S. will become the world’s top producer of oil within five years, a net exporter of the fuel around 2030 and nearly self-sufficient in energy by 2035, according to a new report from the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:57 PM
Actors John Krasinski and Emily Blunt have bought a country home in Ojai for $2.15 million.
Once the site of the Ojai Foothills Hotel, the five-plus acre property centers on a 4,177-square-foot main house with high ceilings, four fireplaces, four...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Obama calls a last-minute budget session at the White House for Wednesday night....
| Jul 25, 2011
| 9:33 PM
It may not be quite the renewable energy powerhouse that Germany and China are, but California will be well on its way once it speeds up installations of smaller, urban projects, Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday. At a UCLA conference......