Explosion at ExxonMobil Refinery

TORRANCE, Calif. (CNN) — An explosion at an ExxonMobil refinery rocked the city of Torrance, California. Residents reported hearing the blast and feeling the ground shake like an earthquake. Flames and smoke were visible for miles. One structure appeared to be damaged in the blast. It was not immediately clear whether anyone was injured or … Continue reading »

Gas Prices Jump 20 Cents in One Week

EUGENE, Ore. — We’re now feeling the effects of that oil refinery fire in Richmond, California last week. Gas prices all across the country are up, but they’re highest in the Northwest. Just in the last week, the price of a gallon of regular unleaded has shot up 20 cents to $3.88 in the Eugene/Springfield … Continue reading »