Yesterday, Southern California Edison (SCE) announced the inevitable: it was filing a lawsuit against Mitshubishi, the Japanese company that made the faulty replacement steam generators which led to the downfall of SCE's San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). The lawsuit argues that Mitsubi ... More >>
An Anaheim 20-year-old who as a teen was charged with murdering a father and son in an early-morning 2010 high-speed, drunken-driving crash, was convicted by a jury today. Rafael Lopez was found guilty of two felony counts of murder and faces up to 30 years to life in state prison at his June 7 se ... More >>
Last week, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) released a report showing that both that company and Southern California Edison (SCE) knew that replacement steam generators built by Mitsubishi for SCE's San Onofre Nuclear Generating system had major design problems as far back as 2005. The report furth ... More >>
The anti-nuke activist has spent years fighting the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Now, the impossible is on his horizon: its permanent shutdown
If the 75 or so cars that pulled into a massive Cypress parking lot Sunday seemed unusually quiet, that was by design. Electric car drivers, makers and enthusiasts gathered at the Mitsubishi Motors North America headquarters for Orange County's National Plug In Day celebration.
A final inspection report from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on the steam generator tube wear that has kept both reactors offline at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) since January blames computer model errors for the design flaws.
One in an occasional series reviewing consumer vehicles that are powered by water, natural gas, electricity, hybrid motors, high-efficiency gasoline engines or some other alternative source.My first item in the "Ride Me" category was an obituary for Seal Beach's Doug Korthof, an environmentalist and ... More >>
Dave LiebermanStanton: once a stretch of cheap motels catering to theme park tourists before the advent of the 5 freeway, then an industrial-looking, dingy gangland with no "there" there, and now increasingly a city on the vanguard of Orange County's gastronomic revolution. Hyperbole? Perhaps... ... More >>
Andrew Thomas GalloSeparate murder trials for two alleged drunken drivers begin this morning in Orange County.One you've heard a lot about, the other not so much.Guess that's to be expected when a rookie phenom Angels pitcher is a murder victim in the more talked-about case.
Photos courtesy of BackCountry.comAndrew Thomas Gallo is shown in bookings photos following arrests for being (from left): drunk in public in 2006, drunk and disorderly in 2007 and drunk behind the wheel in a triple-fatal crash a year ago.Andrew Thomas Gallo, who is charged with killing Angels pi ... More >>
Turn on the weepy, string ensemble music: It's time for us to look back on the year that (almost) was and remember some of the figures from Orange County who have left us. There was unexpected tragedy, there were some suspicious circumstances, there were rich legacies... there's even the possibil ... More >>
Not the mangled car in question but an amazing reproduction.QUESTION: What happens if you smoke meth, go for a morning drive on the 91 freeway and fall asleep at the wheel, losing control at high speeds while exiting at the East Street off-ramp, smacking into a fence and plowing into a uti ... More >>
It's been highly publicized that Angels rookie pitcher Nick Adenhart, 22, was killed in a collision just after midnight Friday. Some reporters have even added that Courtney Frances Stewart, the 20-year-old Diamond Bar resident who was driving the Mitsubishi Eclipse Adenhart rode in, and another pass ... More >>
*Moved up by Gustavo, because dumb-ass trolls have hijacked a tragedy to go on and rail about Mexicans. Give 'em hell, gentle readers...Nick Adenhart, the Angels starter who pitched six scoreless innings in last night's 6-4 loss to the A's, was one of three people killed in a collision involvin ... More >>
Who are the OC players who contributed to the 2008 presidential candidates?
Fast cars, naked women: Ed Dellis loves his work
Long Beach LNG-terminal developers ad campaign gets a chilly response
With the exception of the friendly folks at Sound Energy Solutions (SES), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi and ConocoPhillips, just about nobody in Long Beach—Mayor Bob Foster and most residents who already think there's enough industrial pollution at the port—want to see a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ... More >>
TaRaach moves on em
Woman imprisoned for terrorizing ex-lovers and threatening their girlfriends is now free
Jesse James and the gradual degreasing of the West Coast Chopper