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A pickup truck that fell into a collapsed section of Interstate 10 in Desert Center, Calif., near the Arizona border. CHIEF PEMBERTON/CAL FIRE RIVERSIDE

Inspectors Find Erosion Under More California Bridges After SoCal I-10 Collapse

Inspectors have found erosion under two other highway bridges near the span that collapse and construction crews are working to reinforce them.

07/21/2015

San Francisco Earthquake (David Weintraub/Getty)

Is There Such A Thing As Earthquake Weather?

Roberta Gonzales explores the myth behind earthquake weather.

07/21/2015

Mail from the EDD with a claimant's social security number on it. (CBS)

California Lawmakers Demand Change To EDD Practice Of Putting Social Security Numbers On Documents

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are coming together following a report that revealed the state is putting millions at risk for identity theft by printing full social security numbers on documents being mailed.

07/20/2015

Pipes pass through the chiller plant at the Google Inc. data center in Changhua, Taiwan, on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. Google, owner of the worlds most-popular search engine, doubled its spending plan for a new data center in Taiwan to $600 million amid surging demand from Asia for its Gmail and YouTube services. Photographer: Ashley Pon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Just How Much Water Are Silicon Valley Data Centers Guzzling?

As the California drought lingers on and the threat of rising water rates becomes reality, Silicon Valley companies are looking for alternative methods to keep its computer farms cool.

07/20/2015

A pickup truck that fell into a collapsed section of Interstate 10 in Desert Center, Calif., near the Arizona border. CHIEF PEMBERTON/CAL FIRE RIVERSIDE

I-10 Freeway Collapse Closes Main Artery Between Arizona And California

Heavy rains caused a caused a 30-foot section of Interstate 10 to collapse, shutting down the main corridor between California and Arizona.

07/20/2015

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome gets a bat following a workout in preparation for the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

California Chrome To Return To Horse Racing Next Year

The 4-year-old colt is recovering from a bone bruise injury which triggered speculation that his racing career might be over.

07/19/2015

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Most New California Licenses Going To Undocumented Immigrants

After a new law went into effect in January, more than half of all new driver’s licenses issued in California this year have gone to people who are in the country illegally, the state said Friday.

07/17/2015

The Colorado River flows though Marble Canyon downstream from Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

As Californians Hope For Rain, Drought Is Over In Colorado, For Now

Rains since last fall have brought Colorado out of a drought and returned the state to a condition that the National Weather Service says it hasn’t seen since August 2009.

07/17/2015

A dry canal near Bakersfield, CA on February 6, 2014. (David McNew.Getty Images)

California Orders Irrigation District To Stop Pumping Water Or Pay $10K A Day

California has issued its first cease and desist order telling an irrigation district to stop pumping water under this year’s tightened drought regulations.

07/16/2015

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Magnitude 4.4, 4.0 Earthquakes Hit Southern Oregon

The U.S. Geological Survey says two earthquakes with magnitudes of 4.4, and 4.0 struck in Oregon Wednesday evening.

07/15/2015

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