A federal agency announced plans Thursday for a more intense investigation into what caused the deaths of 30 large whales in the western Gulf of Alaska since May.
Parts of California are sinking even faster than previously thought. New research from NASA shows the ground in parts of the Central Valley is sinking nearly two inches a month, or two feet per year.
Researchers from the University of California at Davis looked Tuesday at the likely farm costs of the drought in 2015.
Americans are nothing if not competitive. But comparing your looks to your neighbor gets old. It’s time to compare how our counties look compared to our neighbors.
California lawmakers are considering a hike in the gas tax. It would be the first increase in 20 years.
Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean-energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects in schools, barely one-tenth of the promised jobs have been created, and the state has no comprehensive list to show how much work has been done or how much energy has been saved.
A first of its kind regulatory plan approved by North Coast water quality officials Thursday now requires marijuana growers to register their operations and prove they are practicing environmentally responsible farming methods.
Bay Area residents are turning brown into the new chic by cutting off the lawn sprinklers, but in the process, they may be endangering something much harder to replace than turf: trees.
A 67-year-old man fought off a black bear that attacked him on his porch Thursday as the state sees an uptick in encounters, likely a result of California’s relentless drought that’s sending bears into populated areas to forage for food, officials said.
A wildfire that broke out several miles south of the massive Rocky Fire in Lake County has forced the second evacuation of residents who were forced out of their homes days earlier.