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Musk declares Tesla 'just became a real car company.' But can it keep building Model 3 vehicles at this pace?

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Mon, 07/02/2018 - 2:48pm

Tesla Inc. reached a milestone crucial to Elon Musk’s goal to bring electric cars to the masses — and earn some profit in the process — by finally exceeding a long-sought production target with the Model 3. By building more than 5,000 of the sedans in the last week of the second quarter, Tesla “just became a real car company,” the chief executive said in an internal email Sunday obtained by Bloomberg News.

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The Valley will get light rail: Metro board approves north-south line along Van Nuys Boulevard

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Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:48am

For nearly two decades, residents of the northern and eastern San Fernando Valley watched as Los Angeles County officials opened new rail lines to the Westside, the San Gabriel Valley and East Los Angeles, hoping that the Southland’s transit building boom would someday reach them, too.

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L.A. water and power commission backs plan for natural gas plant

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Thu, 06/28/2018 - 5:37pm

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will seek to scale back plans for a Utah power plant fueled by natural gas, under a proposal backed unanimously Tuesday by the Board of Water and Power Commissioners.

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In Rare Good News For Coral, UN Agency Says Belize Barrier Reef No Longer In Danger

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Thu, 06/28/2018 - 5:35pm

The Belize Barrier Reef System, a 190-mile-long swatch of coral that includes famed sites like the Great Blue Hole, has been removed from UNESCO’s list of imperiled sites after a widespread campaign to protect the structure, the UN agency said Tuesday.

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New California redwood park larger than Muir Woods created on Sonoma Coast

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Wed, 06/27/2018 - 3:37pm

STEWARTS POINT — For more than a century, Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County has been one of Northern California’s main tourist attractions, with towering old-growth redwood trees that draw more than 1 million visitors a year.