| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:07 PM
SACRAMENTO — Southern California residents will have to get serious about energy conservation, particularly this summer, now that the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station has been permanently shut down.
Without that nuclear plant, which accounted...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:02 PM
While activists praised Friday’s announcement that the San Onofre nuclear power plant would be retired, those who live near the coastal facility expressed mixed emotions about the fate of what has become a familiar landmark and a nagging source of...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The former head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Southern California Edison’s plan to restart the darkened San Onofre nuclear plant at reduced power for safety reasons is "not one that instills tremendous confidence in me."
| May 28, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A letter sent by a Southern California Edison executive in 2004 shows the company was concerned about the possibility of design flaws in replacement steam generators manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries that could lead to the type of "disastrous"...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Flames fanned by strong winds in the Angeles National Forest burned close to high-voltage electrical lines Thursday afternoon, and mandatory evacuations were being ordered as a brush fire raged out of control.
About 400 acres had been burned as hundreds...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Southern California Edison managers dressed as "Star Trek" characters shot a spoof video at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
The video, obtained and aired by KGTV news in San Diego, was shot in the plant's training simulator in 2010, before...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:36 PM
During a renomination hearing before the U.S. Senate's Environment and Public Works committee Thursday, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) pressed U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairwoman Allison Macfarlane on the agency's plans for the San Onofre nuclear...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:20 PM
An environmental group filed a motion Friday asking federal regulators to set up trial-like public hearings before deciding on a proposal by Southern California Edison to restart its troubled San Onofre nuclear plant.
The plant has been out of service...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:24 PM
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and an environmental group came to vastly different interpretations Monday of a federal review panel's decision Monday on the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant.
The plant's owner, Southern California Edison,...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:16 PM
The head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that the agency will not make a decision on whether to restart the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant until late June at the earliest.
The timeline for the plant has been pushed back...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:19 PM
A flurry of letters that went back and forth between Southern California Edison and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries late last year reveal the serious hurdles that stand in the way of the San Onofre nuclear power plant's long-term future.
The plant had...