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  • 'Drill, baby, drill' -- Obama channels Sarah Palin but Republicans complain anyway [text-updated]

     
    The crowd at the 2008 Republican convention erupted in cheers of "drill, baby, drill!" when vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin urged a change in the nation's energy policy. Calling for more nuclear plants and increased drilling, warning about the...
  • Man allegedly kills ex-girlfriend's dog, dumps it in West Hills trash bin

     
    A municipal water district engineer was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after he killed the dog of an Agoura Hills woman he used to date and dumped the small Maltese in a West Hills trash bin, investigators said Friday.......
  • Man charged with stealing Inland Empire fire hydrants, presumably to sell as scrap metal

     
    Mike Hurst was driving down the street in San Bernardino County earlier this month when he saw a man dressed in an orange vest walking away from a fire hydrant. Hurst, an 11-year veteran of the West Valley Water District,......
  • Amid scrutiny, water district will freeze water rates

     
    A water district serving nearly four million residents in L.A. County announced Thursday that it intends to freeze rates for the first time since 2003. The Water Replenishment District of Southern California’s announcement came after a Times story...
  • Court upholds habitat protection for Santa Ana sucker

     
    A federal court judge has upheld a controversial plan to protect 9,300 acres of critical habitat in rivers, creeks and washes in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside counties needed by the threatened Santa Ana sucker to complete its complex......
  • Cyclists gain access to Santa Clarita Valley nature trail

     
    Newhall's Canyon Trail opened to cyclists: Cyclists are praising the County’s decision to grant them access to a popular Santa Clarita Valley nature trail, but lamented officials’ decision to continue to bar them from another coveted path....
  • $6.6-million settlement reached on Malibu beach water pollution

     
    Malibu has reached a $6.6-million legal settlement with environmental groups that both sides say will protect beachgoers by reducing the amount of polluted storm runoff that reaches the ocean. The settlement of a 2008 federal Clean Water Act lawsuit...
  • China-U.S. power play at core of East Asian island disputes

     
    At first glance, it seems to make little sense that China and U.S. allies in the Western Pacific would dredge up old fights over uninhabitable islands, provoking nationalist protests, diplomatic rifts and a threat of violent confrontation in a strategic...
  • Palmdale, local water district settle long-standing disputes

     
    City of Palmdale: The City of Palmdale and the Palmdale Water District have agreed to settle multiple lawsuits and claims and begin a new partnership on recycled water, officials in the High Desert city announced Thursday....
  • State legislation may bring peace to L.A. water district war

     
    The California Assembly approved legislation Thursday that would end a long-standing turf war between two Los Angeles County water districts. For much of the last decade, the Lakewood-based Water Replenishment District has been fighting with the Commerce-...
  • China commits $15 billion in development funds for Latin America

     
    To solidify its relationship with Latin America, which already accounts for $200 billion in annual trade, China's prime minister, Wen Jiabao, said his nation was ready to commit $15 billion in financing for infrastructure, manufacturing and technology...