The Coast Guard says a 2-mile-wide oil slick that mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast is expected to dissipate on its own in the days ahead.
Like reservoirs throughout the drought-stricken West, Nevada’s Lake Mead is far below capacity, down more than 60 percent. But even as the drought deepens, tourists are flowing in.
The National Weather Service is warning beachgoers of hazardous conditions such as rip currents along south facing beaches in Marin and Santa Cruz counties.
British singer/actor Jane Birkin told Hermes to take her name off the handbag after learning about the alleged cruel practices used to harvest the crocodile skins some of the bags are made of.
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The tainted produce sold includes lychee, longan, burdock root, ginger, taro root, fragrant pear, cactus leaves, cactus pears, purslane and squashf from Thailand, Taiwan, China and Mexico.
A fire burned 37 acres in windy conditions in Bay Point before being contained Monday afternoon, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.
Get a whiff while it lasts.
County health officials are warning people not to go in the water at Cowell Beach due to unsafe levels of E. coli bacteria.
State officials are struggling to keep portions of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta fresh as saltier water from the San Francisco Bay pushes inland during another summer of drought.