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  • Voters consider ballot measures in Redondo Beach and Carson

     
    While the contests at L.A. City Hall drew much of the spotlight in Tuesday’s election, 29 other cities throughout Los Angeles County held municipal votes of their own....
  • Los Angeles DWP unveils solar power buyback program

     
    L.A. Department of Water and Power customers will be able to sell back excess solar energy created on rooptops and parking lots under a new program approved by the city utility's board of commissioners....
  • Small-scale solar power in Nipton, Calif.

     
    Gerald Freeman unlocks the gate to the small power plant and goes inside. Three rows of solar collectors, elevated on troughs that track the sun’s arc like sunflowers, afford a glimpse of California’s possible energy future. This facility...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown wants to "calibrate" environmental rules

     
    An early environmental leader as California's governor nearly four decades ago, Jerry Brown is now easing restrictions for oil companies and talking about overhauling the state's landmark environmental law to boost the economy. As detailed in The Times,...
  • L.A. council rejects Jan Perry's move to review DWP solar program

     
    The L.A. City Council turned down Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Jan Perry's move to review a new program that for the first time allows individual solar power generators to sell energy to the DWP....
  • Central issues of Election 2012

    Central issues of Election 2012
    Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...
  • A place to get away from 'The Office'

    A place to get away from 'The Office'
    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...
  • Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?

    Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?
    That ray of light you see peeking through all the clouds darkening California's future? That's the sun. More specifically, solar power, in which California is the hands-down national leader. The state's installed solar generating capacity of about 1.2...
  • EU investigates suspected Chinese solar panel 'dumping' scheme

    EU investigates suspected Chinese solar panel 'dumping' scheme
    The European Commission will probe complaints that Chinese solar panel manufacturers are trying to dominate the hyper-competitive industry by resorting to shady import tactics. The government body said Thursday that it will launch a formal...
  • Jason Bateman gives Ernest Borgnine's estate a new identity

    Jason Bateman gives Ernest Borgnine's estate a new identity
    Actor Jason Bateman and his wife, actress Amanda Anka, are dropping anchor in the Beverly Crest area with the purchase of the estate of Ernest Borgnine for $3 million. The gated country English compound sits on a half-acre knoll. The 6,148-square-foot...
  • SunPower, solar stocks surge after Warren Buffett buys Calif. plants

    SunPower, solar stocks surge after Warren Buffett buys Calif. plants
    Solar stocks were burning up Thursday, led by a 41% share price boom for SunPower, which this week said it sold a pair of massive Southern California solar power plants to a Warren Buffett company. San Jose-based SunPower said in a filing with the...