| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Bay Area clean-tech company SolarCity Corp. had an uncertain path to its initial public offering, delaying and adjusting the size of its debut this week, but the stock was off to a running start Thursday in its first day of trading.
The share price...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 12:00 PM
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...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Federal wildlife officials on Friday for the first time agreed not to prosecute a developer if an endangered California condor is struck and killed by turbine blades at its proposed wind farm in the Tehachapi Mountains, about 100 miles north of Los...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Monday-Friday, May 27-31 -- “Being Biden” is going on a road trip.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s eclectic blogsite will follow his sweep through Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago and Brazil this week as he carries out a mission to...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:40 PM
If you bumped into the guy, you probably wouldn't recognize him. Chances are, you've never even heard of him.
But he's one of the most powerful players in Los Angeles politics, and he's swinging for the fences again, using his considerable clout to...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Epidemiologists are investigating an outbreak of valley fever that has sickened 28 workers at two large solar-power construction sites in San Luis Obispo County.
Staff from the California Department of Public Health, and investigators from the...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown signs energy-related bills...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:53 AM
Laos plans to start building a dam on the Mekong River this week over the objections of Cambodia and Vietnam downstream, a step that neighboring countries fear could imperil fish and cripple rice fields. The Xayaburi dam is expected to reap profits for...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 6:04 AM
As state officials scramble to transition California’s power grid toward more renewable energy, consumers are threatened with being saddled with billions of dollars of unnecessary costs due to poor planning and lack of oversight, a government...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:52 PM
With the passage of Proposition 39 this fall, California voters set aside $2.5 billion over the next five years for energy efficiency projects. Now, it’s up to the Legislature to spend the money. On Tuesday, Sen. Kevin DeLeon (D-Los Angeles)......
| Apr 23, 2012
| 9:35 PM
California’s ability to carry out low-carbon fuel regulations is back on track after a ruling by the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Fresno. The court overturned an injunction, freeing the state Air Resources Board to continue to prepare...