| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:47 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:45 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:03 AM
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,...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:22 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:54 PM
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....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:43 AM
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...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 7:26 PM
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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:33 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:13 PM
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...