| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:04 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A third woman has gone public with allegations that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner made unwanted sexual advances.
Morgan Rose, a school psychologist, said that Filner, then a member of Congress, tried to kiss her during a restaurant meeting...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:14 PM
A federal report released this week resolved an obscure argument: Which large-scale solar technology requires the most land?
The inside-baseball question is common among solar power developers. Those who espouse solar thermal technology frequently point...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:25 AM
In a first, wind energy became the No. 1 source of new U.S. electricity generation capacity in 2012, according to a report released by the Energy Department on Tuesday.
Wind energy accounted for 43% of new electric additions last year, adding more than...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Joe Hahn of the alt rock band Linkin Park has put his home in Brentwood up for sale at $4.6 million.
Set on more than a half-acre in a gated community, the contemporary house features panoramic city and ocean views, floor-to-ceiling windows, solar...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Actor Paul Wesley, who stars on "The Vampire Diaries," and actress Torrey DeVitto listed their home in the Hollywood Hills for sale at $1.595 million and within two weeks had a bite. The house is in escrow.
The 1920s Mediterranean-style villa features a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:33 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Environmentalists including a lawmaker criticized state regulators Wednesday for not adequately tracking and overseeing fracking activity in California oil fields.
Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, involves the injection of water and...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:08 AM
California is among a dozen states that have excelled through political will and public policy at producing solar power and should be examples for others on how to shift to renewable energy, according to a report released Tuesday by the group...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:29 PM
Although talk show host and football analyst Michael Strahan was initially a reluctant seller, a $3-million gain in less than a year helped him overcome his hesitancy.
Strahan and his fiancee, television personality Nicole Murphy, have sold their Bel-...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:08 PM
WASHINGTON – The White House began installing solar panels this week on the first family’s residence, finally making good on a pledge President Obama made almost three years ago.
The installation follows a speech Obama made in June on...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future.
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The first U.S. offshore wind turbine hooked into the U.S. power grid in June, but not in the "green" state of California. It happened on the opposite side of the continent, off the coast of Maine, using a floating wind-generator prototype well suited...