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  1. Jeff Bezos' space company lands reusable rocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Los Angeles Times

    His private space company, Blue Origin, said Tuesday that its New Shepard space vehicle flew into space Monday, reached its planned altitude of 329,839 feet and successfully landed back at its launch site in western Texas. "Now safely tucked away at our launch site in West Texas is the rarest of beasts -- a used rocket," Bezos said in a statement.


  2. CalPERS, CalSTRS took big losses on energy investments, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    California's two biggest public pension funds lost more than $5 billion on energy-related investments for the year ended June 30, according to a new report. The California Public Employees' Retirement System posted losses of just over $3 billion, a 28% decline, on its largest oil and gas investments; the California State Teachers' Retirement System lost about $2.2 billion on its largest energy assets, down 27%, the report said.


  3. Texas police chief fires officer who killed unarmed college football playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    A police officer who killed an unarmed college football player during a suspected burglary at a Texas car dealership was fired Monday for what the city's police chief said were mistakes that caused a deadly confrontation and put him and other officers in danger. Arlington Officer Brad Miller, 49, could also face criminal charges once police complete their investigation, Police Chief Will Johnson said.


  4. Owner of ruptured oil pipeline has history of big spills, finesRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Oil-stained land marks where the rupture occurred along a pipeline last month in Santa Barbara County that's owned by Plains All American Pipeline. More than 100,000 gallons of oil was spilled, with about 20,000 gallons entering the ocean.


  5. 'Children of Giant' explores legacy of 'Giant' in Marfa, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    PBS' 'Children of Giant' returns to Marfa, Texas, to explore the making of the film 1956 'Giant' and its legac Hollywood invaded the small West Texas town of Marfa 60 years ago this summer to make the epic "Giant," based on Edna Ferber's bestseller chronicling 25 years in the lives of a powerful rancher, his strong-willed, opinionated wife and a surly ranch hand turned oil tycoon. The lavish Warner Bros.


  6. Obama administration's new fracking rules criticized by both sidesRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Odessa, Texas, has been one of the scenes of a boom in hydraulic fracturing across the U.S. The federal government has announced new restrictions on fracking. Odessa, Texas, has been one of the scenes of a boom in hydraulic fracturing across the U.S. The federal government has announced new restrictions on fracking.


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