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The Curious Case of Amazon Rainforest Oil Discovered in L.A. Gasoline

A new report reveals some 70 million barrels were exported from the Amazon to the U.S. last year
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Authorities Close Miles of Orange County Beaches as a Giant Oil Spill Washes Ashore

Huntington Beach officials say the incident has already caused “significant ecological impacts” to beaches and wetlands
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L.A.’s Most Valuable Property Is the Opposite of a Glamorous Mansion

A sprawling, gritty oil refinery in El Segundo tops this year's list of the county's most valuable parcels
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In the Early 20th Century, L.A.’s Oil Industry Was Dominated by a Woman

Meet Emma Summers, the "Oil Queen of California"

4 Oil Wells Hidden in Plain Sight in L.A.

Is that an office building? Nope

Above the Surface and Below, L.A. Is Still an Oil Town

The petroleum industry’s influence on L.A. is vast and has shaped life here in unexpected ways—here’s how
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The Gas App That’s Been Downloaded 50 Million Times

The increasing cost of oil is good news for GasBuddy

A Slicker Future: Why Everything You Were Taught About Oils and Your Skin Is Wrong

The ingredient, which has been warm and cold with beauty industry professionals for decades, is having a major moment. Here's why

California Road Trip Pics: Mentryville

Where else can you find a one-room schoolhouse and a two-person outhouse?