Los Angeles

climate change

Here's an Interactive Map That Shows How Climate Change Will Affect Your Town in 60 Years

If we do nothing to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the weather in New York City will feel like Alabama and Los Angeles will be as hot as the tip of the Baja Peninsula.
Becky Ferreira
2.12.19
lunar eclipse

How to Watch the ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ Even If the Weather’s Crappy

On January 20, a total lunar eclipse coincides with a supermoon. Here’s how to catch it if you have cloudy skies.
Becky Ferreira
1.18.19
Hole Patrol

Community Activists Kill Elon Musk's Plan for an Underground Freeway Tunnel in LA

Elon Musk tried to bypass a full environmental review for his test tunnel, but community groups sued and won.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.28.18
woolsey fire

California’s Woolsey Fire Burns Near Site of Nuclear Meltdown, Sparking Panic

The owner of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Boeing, says the wildfire may have started “on or near” the contaminated Los Angeles facility.
Sarah Emerson
11.14.18
Moveable

The US Energy Grid Is Making Electric Cars Dirtier Than They Should Be

Electric cars still run on coal, gas, and nuclear power.
Tracey Lindeman
1.2.18
future of flight

Uber Asked LA Mayor to Vouch for the Safety of its Still-Hypothetical Flying Taxis

A confidential FAQ that Uber sent Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti contains unprovable claims about its eVTOL technology.
Sarah Emerson
12.15.17
To Elon, From Eric

Emails Show Los Angeles Mayor’s Office Asked Elon Musk for a Driverless Car Program

So whatever happened?
Sarah Emerson
8.8.17
Los Angeles

It's Official: Elon Musk Will Start Digging a Tunnel Under Los Angeles

Following meeting with President Trump.
Ben Sullivan
1.25.17
Los Angeles

I Rode In a Tesloop, But I’m Glad We Still Had a Driver

It's a cross between a bus, Uber and Tesla.
Shawna Kenney
1.16.17
Los Angeles

The Man Behind LA’s Griffith Observatory Thought the Pope Was Trying to Kill Him

Much ado about the Pope, an attempted murder, and an observatory in a city where there are no stars.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.4.17
Los Angeles

NASA and FEMA Practiced Emergency Operations for an Asteroid Impact

Totally no need to worry or anything though.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.5.16
Sports

AT&T’s DirecTV ‘Corrupted’ LA Dodgers TV Talks, DOJ Alleges in Lawsuit

The DOJ says the satellite giant colluded with rivals in violation of federal antitrust law.
Sam Gustin
11.2.16
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