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The Dog Beaches of Southern California, Part 2: "Across the Swooping Plain"

Eric Trules | Posted 11.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Eric Trules

We head south from Huntington Dog Beach, and after a few more miles of wide open PCH, we run right into a bottle neck at toney Newport Beach.

San Onfre Is Dead and So Is Nuclear Power!

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

From his California beach house at San Clemente, Richard Nixon once watched three reactors rise at nearby San Onofre. As of June 7, 2013, all three a...

Los Angeles to San Onofre: 'Not So Fast!'

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 06.29.2013 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

A unanimous Los Angeles City Council has demanded the Nuclear Regulatory Commission conduct extended investigations before any restart at the San Onofre atomic power plant.

WaXed Episode 3 -- Kalani Robb

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports
Cyrus Saatsaz

This week's episode features an exclusive interview with legendary surfer Kalani Robb and recaps an exciting week in surfing news.

California Plant Owners Were Aware Of Mechanical Issues, Lawmakers Say

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2013 | Green

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The owner of a shuttered Southern California nuclear power plant was aware of problems...

Showdown at San Onofre

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 03.09.2013 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Two stricken California reactors may soon redefine a global movement aimed at eradicating nuclear power.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Nuclear Plant Operator Investigating Possible Sabotage | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.30.2012 | Green

A California utility said Thursday it has notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission of potential sabotage, possibly by an employee, of a crucial piec...

Today's Environmental Activists Stand on David Brower's Shoulders

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green
Peter Dreier

David Brower helped transform environmentalism from a polite cause dominated by don't-rock-the-boat upper-class conservationists to an activist movement that uses political action.

San Onofre: We Can't Ignore the Warning Signs

Erich Pica | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Erich Pica

San Onofre's reactors have already released radioactive steam and are literally shaking themselves apart. Instead of keeping the reactors shut down, Southern Edison is rushing to restart the reactors and running them as hard as possible.

Will You Pay as New Reactors Jump $900 Million in Just Three Months?

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

The projected price for Georgia's Vogtle Double Reactor Project has jumped at least $900 million in just three months -- and that's just for starters.

Nuclear Power's Green Mountain Grassroots Demise

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

If the citizens of Vermont can shut Yankee, a dam will be breached and the post-Fukushima power of a rising grassroots tsunami will be made tangible. Solartopia will be that much closer.

More Freeways Won't End L.A.'s Traffic Woes

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Reynolds

There are two things on which most Southern Californians enthusiastically agree: Vin Scully should announce Dodger baseball forever, and something needs to be done about the traffic.

Waking Up to a Nuclear Nightmare

Erich Pica | Posted 09.24.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

The idea that nuclear energy could be a safe solution to the world's energy needs was never more than an empty dream. Clearly, nuclear is just another nightmare problem.

Artificial Reef Being Built To Defend Against Los Angeles Nuclear Plant's Pollution

LA Times | Susannah Rosenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Rocks bigger than basketballs were pushed into the ocean off San Clemente this week to provide the foundation for a 150-acre reef for giant kelp -- a ...