LOS ANGELES— A sulfur storage tank exploded Friday at the largest oil refinery in California, sending a chemical cloud into the air and causing a fire, authorities said. There was no immediate word on the cause of the blast at the Tesoro refinery in Wilmington near Long Beach. The Los Angeles County Fire Department sent in a hazardous materials team.
The bill represents a victory for environmentalists as they campaign aggressively to block shipments of coal from the West Coast to energy-hungry markets in Asia. The legislation was introduced in response to a developer's failed proposal to build a coal terminal in Oakland. "Coal is an antiquated industry and we need to accept that as a reality and not think...
Aetna has become the latest health insurer to retreat from the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges by announcing a pullback that will further deplete customer choices in many pockets of the country. The insurer's late Monday announcement comes after UnitedHealth and Humana detailed their own exchange pull backs for 2017 and after more than a dozen...
Hyperloop One, a controversial company with big dreams and potentially big legal problems, is planning to develop Hyperloop runs around the world.
You don’t have to be a movie star to make good money in the City of Angels.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the NFL's Rams making their return to Los Angeles after 22 years.
U.S. Treasury expanded order targeting money laundering through all-cash real estate purchases on Wednesday.
A sand fire north of Los Angeles continues to grow, driven by hot, dry and windy conditions.
It's one of the more bizarre details in the lawsuit by Hyperloop One co-founder Brogan BamBrogan against the company's leaders.
"The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story," "Game of Thrones" and "Fargo" all scored a large number of nominations.
The average national cost for a routine vaginal delivery is $8,775, and $11,525 for c-sections.
Hertz is hoping new agreements with ride-hailing operators Uber and Lyft will help the rental car company squeeze more money out of older cars.
The company is working with a Los Angeles-based start-up that supports the growing cannabis industry.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on wealthy Americans giving to charity hitting an all-time record, the Playboy Mansion selling for $105 million dollars, and the upcoming tax bill for Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn Co-Founder, after his company's takeover bid from Microsoft.
Residents across Southern California were woken early Friday by a 5.1-magnitude earthquake that rocked the region. NBC reports.
The Los Angeles Police Department reveals the gunman who shot and killed a UCLA professor has been identified as Mainak Sarkar.
Bomb alerts on two separate flights force officials to screen the planes for any danger.
The meteorologist was handed a sweater by a co-host to cover up her black sparkly dress while on air.
The ride hailing app is offering a promotion to give select users a free trip in a Maserati with built-in entertainment.
Select users in Los Angeles will receive a free UberLUX ride and the option to watch Amazon Original Series shows as they're driven around.