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  • FCC expected to propose dropping UHF discount from TV ownership caps

    FCC expected to propose dropping UHF discount from TV ownership caps
    The Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to propose eliminating a key component of its television ownership rules that could have significant implications for broadcasters. Under review is the value the FCC puts on a UHF signal...
  • Edison and contractor are blamed for flaws that shut down San Onofre

    Edison and contractor are blamed for flaws that shut down San Onofre
    Federal regulators said Southern California Edison Co. and a contractor were responsible for design flaws that led to the permanent shutdown of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in June. To the frustration of critics, the Nuclear Regulatory...
  • Ratepayers should bear part of San Onofre closure cost, utility says

    Ratepayers should bear part of San Onofre closure cost, utility says
    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...
  • Carson poised to declare contamination 'emergency'

    Carson poised to declare contamination 'emergency'
    The Carson City Council is poised to vote Monday on declaring a "local emergency" as part of an effort to speed the cleanup of a residential neighborhood that sits atop an old oil tank farm. The resolution cites the presence of "explosive methane gas,...
  • Baseball: Second guessing City Section seeding committee

     
    There 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...
  • Global Voices: Fukushima made ex-premier a 'no nukes' crusader

    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...
  • Juan Manuel Marquez, Timothy Bradley fighting over drug testing

    Juan Manuel Marquez, Timothy Bradley fighting over drug testing
    Juan Manuel Marquez was subjected to skepticism in December when the newly buffed-up multichampion boxer knocked Manny Pacquiao out stone cold, the first time Pacquaio hit the canvas in the pair’s five fights. Now, Marquez, in advance of his Oct....
  • San Onofre nuclear plant closure tied to finances

    San Onofre nuclear plant closure tied to finances
    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...
  • Metal recycling firms burgeon in state, but regulators can't keep up

    Metal recycling firms burgeon in state, but regulators can't keep up
    The explosions came one after another, jolting a South Los Angeles neighborhood. "It felt like an earthquake, and then it was just raining fire," recalled Richard Gomez, who watched a metal recycling facility on Slauson Avenue erupt in flames one day...
  • San Onofre design issues probed by regulatory commission

     
    The head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Friday that the agency's office of investigations is probing the "completeness and accuracy" of information Southern California Edison has given the agency about equipment at its troubled San...
  • Environmental group pushes for hearing on San Onofre restart

     
    The environmental group Friends of the Earth made its case to federal regulators Wednesday that Southern California Edison should be barred from restarting the San Onofre nuclear plant unless it goes through a trial-like hearing process. The meeting...