| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:18 AM
California had a banner year in solar installations in 2012, bringing the state 391 megawatts closer to its goal to install 3,000 megawatts by 2017.
According to a California Solar Initiative progress report by the Public Utilities Commission, those...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Electric car owners can get special discounts from utilities to charge their vehicles at home, but the amounts vary widely among power companies, according to a new study of charging costs. The study by Northeast Group calculated that Los Angeles...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:03 PM
A jury has granted $4 million to a woman who alleged she was injured by stray electrical currents running through her Redondo Beach home that sits next to a Southern California Edison substation, her attorneys said Tuesday. Simona Wilson discovered......
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:03 PM
An executive with the company that manufactured faulty equipment that led to the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear plant defended decisions made in the design of the replacement steam generators. The company made choices in designing support structures...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:10 PM
A wayward mylar balloon floated into Torrance power lines, forcing an oil refinery evacuation, a street closure and refinery employees to scan the surrounding community for emission leaks.
The balloon triggered a voltage fluctuation at 9:16 a.m. from...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Southern California Edison, owner of the now-defunct San Onofre nuclear plant, has made documents available on a website relating to the ill-fated steam generator replacement that prompted the plant's closure.
The documents, some of which had not been...
| 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 23, 2013
| 6:29 PM
So much for the new, "tougher" Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
FERC, as the agency is known, is in the process of negotiating a settlement with JPMorgan Chase & Co., the huge New York bank that has been accused of serial frauds against...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Unlike trees, when a meteor falls in the wilderness, everyone can hear it.
And some Orange County residents think that's exactly what they heard when a thunderous boom rattled windows, scared pets and startled homeowners from their sleep early Tuesday...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:04 PM
A blast that rocked an Orange County neighborhood Monday night wasn't caused by some intergalactic visitor, such as a meteor from outer space.
Turns out the cause was less "Independence Day" and more of an Independence Day type of salute.
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:45 PM
SACRAMENTO — Preparing for months of battle over who should pay the estimated $4.1-billion cost of permanently shutting down the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which closed in June, Southern California Edison has launched a public relations...