â€‹Tap water has a bad rap these days. And in many cases, for good reason.
There's an awful lot of groundwater contamination out there.
But for those folks living in the San Gabriel Valley who - God forbid - like being able to actually drink their tap water, there was a splash of good news today ... More >>
Republican candidate for governor and former Ebay doyenne Meg Whitman came to the Weekly's hometown of Culver City Tuesday, and though she didn't stop by the office, she was at nearby Function Drinks, a high-end beverage maker, for a town hall style meeting. (Function Drinks sample product: U ... More >>
Nuclear aircraft carrier T. Rooseveltâ€‹Call it robbing the Pentagon to pay Paul. Wednesday defense-contracting giant Northrop Grumman announced it had won two bids with the Army and Navy worth nearly $6 billion -- then Thursday the Environmental Protection Agency said it had reached a settlem ... More >>
Cedillo Rolls Up Another Opponent Longtime San Gabriel Valley politician Ed Chavez has removed his name from the Congressional race to replace Hilda Solis. Chavez announced his support of state Senator Gil Cedillo, who faces a tough challenge May 19 from Judy Chu, who sits on the State Board of Equa ... More >>
L.A. Gets Water Boarded The DWP's board of directors has voted to impose penalties on consumers who don't cut their water use by 15 percent this summer. Associated PressStroke Fells Keach/Nixon A mild stroke has knocked actor Stacy Keach out of the Richard Nixon role he'd been playing in Frost/Nixon ... More >>
In an ominous sign that Southern California's aerospace industry might be repeating the massive downsizing of the 1990s, Northrop Grumman today announced 750 layoffs, to occur within the next few months. According to the Daily Breeze, most of the terminations are expected to fall at the company's El ... More >>
Arrest in Homeless Slay Case Benjamin Mathew Martin, 30, was apprehended in Rancho Mirage for the gruesome death of John Robert McGraham, a homeless man who was set on fire last fall in an alley off of Third Street near Berendo Street. Meet the Bark Beetles The news about climate change's effects on ... More >>