The future of clean energy is here

19 April 2014, 2:28 am

Samantha P. Hawthorne Staff Writer 4/19/2014   A future of clean energy technologies is within reach, stated the United States Department of Energy’s 2013 report “Revolution Now.” According to the report, technologies produced by solar energy have seen a “dramatic reduction in cost” withi... Read More »

SpaceX making Easter morning delivery of space station supplies, Fri. launch after month delay

18 April 2014, 4:28 pm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week. It's transporting 2 1/2 tons of goods, including a new spacesuit, spacesuit replacement parts... Read More »

Elon Musk on Risky SpaceX Test: If It Works, It's the Biggest Thing We've Done

18 April 2014, 8:03 am

HAWTHORNE, California — If he can pull it off, it will be the most important thing SpaceX has accomplished to date, CEO Elon Musk tells Mashable . At 5 p.m. on Thursday, less than 24 hours before launch, Musk is gearing up his team for a long night of last-minute tweaks and scrambles before Friday... Read More »

Hawthorne Cat to Host California Air Resources Board Courses

16 April 2014, 12:37 am

Helping Customers Comply with New Emissions Regulations (PRWeb April 16, 2014) Read the full story at Read More »

California school superintendent earning $674,559 suspended

11 April 2014, 12:51 pm

The superintendent of a small Southern California school district who makes more than the president of the United States has been put on administrative leave while his salary is reviewed.... Read More »

California Senate approves property tax break for space firms

10 April 2014, 5:49 pm

Legislation would create an exemption from local property taxes for a 10-year period. Beneficiaries would include Hawthorne rocket firm SpaceX. SACRAMENTO — Private space companies, such as SpaceX in Hawthorne, would get a local property tax break on launch vehicles, fuel, satellites and other gea... Read More »

Tesla seeks right to sell cars directly to New Jersey customers in lawsuit

5 April 2014, 5:27 am

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors says it wants to sell its cars directly to customers in New Jersey, and is fighting a state law that effectively limits such  sales between automakers and car buyers.... Read More »

Husband pleads not guilty to running over the family's pet Chihuahua

26 March 2014, 10:06 pm

Michael Parker, 45, has denied murdering the dog - called Cow Cow - even though two security cameras captured the horrific incident in an alley in Hawthorne, California, in December.... Read More »

The Tesla Revolution Has Reached a New Phase and Tesla Tuning Culture Has Begun

25 March 2014, 7:04 am

Unplugged Performance, neighbors with Tesla's Hawthorne Design Center, has launched the aftermarket's answer to Mercedes' AMG and BMW's M division for the Tesla Model S. With Tesla's Supercharger stations ...... Read More »

Sherman Oaks Man Charged With Running Over Wife’s Chihuahua

20 March 2014, 9:16 pm

Prosecutors say a Southern California man has been charged with animal cruelty and other counts for deliberately running over his estranged wife's Chihuahua with his car.... Read More »