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Air quality district votes to allow Exxon Mobil to restore Torrance refinery

Published: 
Tue, 04/05/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Transportation

The South Coast Air Quality Management District voted late Saturday to allow Exxon Mobil to fully restore its refinery in Torrance after an explosion at the facility last year. After nearly 12 hours of public comment and expert testimony at Torrance City Hall, the district's board voted 3 to 2 to approve the order.

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A delta tunnel project's lofty ambitions have been scaled back

Published: 
Tue, 04/05/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Water

A dog trotted down the middle of a levee road as red-winged blackbirds darted in and out of the reeds. A few fishermen dangled their baited lines into the muddy brown water.

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Tesla Model 3: Elon Musk unveils the Model 3 to huge fanfare

Published: 
Mon, 04/04/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Transportation

The wait is over.

Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's latest electric vehicle, the sleek Model 3, Thursday night in front of a crowd of 800 people in Hawthorne and an enormous audience online via livestream.

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U.S. Poultry May Be Going Antibiotic-Free but the Rest of the World's Is Not

Published: 
Mon, 04/04/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Shopping & Food

The problem with antibiotic use in agriculture is pretty clear: The overuse of drugs in raising livestock is contributing to the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections—and that’s led high-ranking officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to declare the end of antibiotics.

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Sierra snowpack shows improvement, but not enough to declare California's drought over

Published: 
Fri, 04/01/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Water

 In a symbolic moment in California's slow but steady drought recovery, a state surveyor on Wednesday found several feet of snow in the same Sierra Nevada meadow that was bare and brown just a year ago.