Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File photo.

Environment / Nature

Congressman Panetta introduces bill to prohibit new drilling on Central Coast

California Central Coast Conservation Act to require BLM to assess impacts of oil and gas drilling.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Hollister Police and Fire respond to gas leak

Police say a construction crew broke a two-inch natural gas line at the corner of Jan Avenue and Chaparral Court.

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: Energy Evolution: New Company Converts Natural Gas to Gasoline

Siluria Technologies transforms natural gas into gasoline for about $1 per gallon