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After the cascade of disasters that befell Japan 27 months ago, then-Prime Minister Naoto Kan took the brunt of withering criticism for shoddy nuclear safety standards at the crippled Fukushima reactor complex and the government’s chaotic...
Southern California Edison on Friday made its smartest decision yet about the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant: It announced it was closing the facility once and for all. A year after the plant was taken off-line as a result of several problem-...
The fate of the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant was apparently sealed last month when it became clear that a potential lengthy series of hearings would likely have to be held before the coastal facility could be powered back up. The plant, which...
The California High-Speed Rail Authority voted Thursday to award a $985-million contract to Sylmar-based Tutor Perini to begin construction of the state's bullet train system, helping to advance the project as it continues to face possible regulatory...
Southern California Edison made its smartest decision in a long time by announcing that it would retire the San Onofre nuclear plant. As evidence has piled up in the nearly year and a half since both Units 2 and 3 went dark, it has pointed more and more...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's two leading conservatives staked out opposite stands Monday over whether judges should play a greater role in second-guessing regulations issued by "unelected bureaucrats" in federal agencies. The divide arose when...
Tags: Media Industry, Lawyers, Judges, Politics, U.S. Congress
Varsity Times InsiderThere have been some nightmare experiences through the years involving City Section seeding committees, especially when coaches were involved. Since going to a committee of noncoaches, the seedings have been mostly acceptable, but this latest seeding...
Here are three things the Obama administration has done that you probably didn't know about: Ever struggle with those accordion-style rubber sleeves on nozzles at the gas station? The sleeve — technically a "vapor recovery nozzle" — was...
SACRAMENTO -- The state’s campaign watchdog agency is supporting sweeping changes to California’s political finance laws, including proposals to lift the veil of secrecy from nonprofit groups that are spending record amounts of money on...
Tags: Richard S. Gordon, Jerry Brown, Politics, Laws, Elections
The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved Nasdaq OMX Group Inc.'s proposal to pay brokerages as much as $62 million as compensation for last year's botched Facebook Inc. initial public offering. Nasdaq's trading system was overwhelmed by...
Britain's three major political parties have agreed on a new system of regulating newspapers in the aftermath of shocking invasions of privacy by some tabloid journalists. In this case, unanimity doesn't equal wisdom. The London-based Index on...
Tags: United Kingdom, Elizabeth II, Journalism, Parliament, Government
L.A. NOWSouthern California Edison submitted an analysis to federal regulators showing that one of the two reactor units at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant could operate safely at full power for almost a year. The plant has been shuttered since......
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