Los Angeles

Spreading SoCal Wildfires Close Major Freeway, Shut Down Power; NatGas OK

Ash and smoke spread throughout large swatches of the Los Angeles Basin on Wednesday, with three major ongoing wildfires spreading out of control and some new, more suburban-based blazes shutting the 405 Freeway in the heavily trafficked Sepulveda Pass between affluent hilltop residential neighborhoods and major campuses like UCLA and the Getty Center arts complex.

December 6, 2017
Freeport-McMoRan Reactivates Los Angeles Wellsite to Extract Natural Gas

Freeport-McMoRan Reactivates Los Angeles Wellsite to Extract Natural Gas

Fresh from the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage leak, Los Angeles now is contending with continuing concerns about a Freeport McMoRan Inc. (FCX) wellsite that has been reactivated adjacent to a environmental studies magnet school southwest of downtown.

March 9, 2016