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  • Corporations and execs need penalties that hurt

    Corporations and execs need penalties that hurt
    If you're concerned about corporate crime, 2012 looked like a pretty successful year for the good guys. The Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen paid $762 million in fines and penalties and pleaded guilty to a federal charge related to illegal marketing of...
  • Gas price spikes disguise real problems with California market

    Gas price spikes disguise real problems with California market
    Gasoline price spikes, such as the event that drove the average gallon in California to a stratospheric $4.67 in October, create two types of frustration. There's the immediate frustration of seeing the price at the pump soar almost overnight to a...
  • 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalists announced

     
    The complete list of finalists for the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes....
  • Group launches online environmental accident map

     
    The environmental monitoring group SkyTruth on Thursday launched an online map that tracks oil spills, air pollution, water pollution and other environmental events in the United States....
  • Burning oil from BP spill produced carbon plumes

     
    Research released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has concluded that weeks of burning off oil from last summer's BP spill released more than 1 million tons of carbon into the atmosphere....
  • Occupy Wall Street: When basic biological needs are criminalized [Most commented]

     
    The Occupy protesters are learning what homeless people have long known, writes Barbara Ehrenreich in an Op-Ed from Sunday’s pages. What occupiers from all walks of life are discovering, at least every time they contemplate taking a leak, is that......
  • Fracking used more diesel fuel than estimated, lawmakers say

     
    Oil service companies such as Halliburton have maintained that the practice does not affect drinking water, despite anecdotal evidence in places such as Wyoming that show methane and other chemicals in residential wells near fracking activities....
  • Glendale considers ban on plastic bags

     
    The city of Glendale is considering a ban on plastic bags -- similar to the ordinances adopted in Los Angeles County and several other cities throughout the state....
  • Debate over renewing sewage outfall on Orange County coast

     
    A permit that regulates the daily discharge of millions of gallons of treated wastewater into the ocean from an outfall off of Aliso Beach in South Laguna Beach has expired and is up for renewal. The South Laguna Civic Assn.......
  • Fungus causes white-nose syndrome in bats, researchers find

     
    Researchers say they now have proof that a fungus discovered in 2007 is responsible for white-nose syndrome, the devastating infectious disease that has killed more than 1 million bats in North America. The confirmation is a significant step toward...
  • Tapping into natural water sources

     
    La Canada-Flintridge is once again is tapping into its natural water resources, thanks to a NASA-funded treatment plant that is cleaning the toxic residue left over from Jet Propulsion Laboratory rocket-building activities in the 1940s and '50s. Officials...