Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
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By Jonathan Lloyd

IMAGES: AAA's Top-5 Green Cars in 2016

AAA released its top-5 list of Green Cars of the Year for 2016. View gallery

  • 5. Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium
  • 4. Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Premium
  • 3. Volkswagen e-Golf SEL Premium
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016

Accused Grim Sleeper Killer Arrested

Accused Grim Sleeper Killer Arrested

The families of victims of alleged serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr. are grateful for his arrest. Police were able to find Franklin through a DNA sample from his son, who was arrested on a weapons charge.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013

CA Blows by Wind Energy Record During Storm

CA Blows by Wind Energy Record During Storm

Southern California's recent windstorm downed trees, knocked out power lines and fanned the flames of a wildfire, but it also set an energy record by spinning those towering white turbines in the desert.

Friday, Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

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Woman Finds Own Stolen Truck After Police Error

Woman Finds Own Stolen Truck After Police Error

It was a paperwork blunder that cost two Southern California citizens tens of thousands of dollars.

Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Veteran CHP Officer

Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Veteran CHP Officer

A hit-and-run driver struck a 14-year veteran California Highway Patrol officer, sending her to the hospital in serious condition Wednesday evening, the agency confirmed.

5-Year-Old Battling Cancer Gets Toys

5-Year-Old Battling Cancer Gets Toys

After 5-year-old Aiden's friends put a sign on his hospital window asking the citizens of Los Angeles to send him "super powers," the boy battling cancer has received an outpouring of support in addition...

Search for Hit-and-Run Driver After Cyclist Killed

Search for Hit-and-Run Driver After Cyclist Killed

Authorities were searching for a hit-and-run driver after a bicyclist was struck and killed in the Santa Clarita area Wednesday.

Japan Urges G-7 to Urgently Tackle Global Economic Risks

Japan Urges G-7 to Urgently Tackle Global Economic Risks

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies to unite Thursday in forging a more urgent, coordinated response to the faltering global recovery. Abe and...

11 States Sue Over Federal Transgender Directive

11 States Sue Over Federal Transgender Directive

Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.