Wildfire Started By Bicycle Pedal Striking Rock In Eastern Sierra NevadaFire investigators have concluded that a small wildfire in the Eastern Sierra Nevada was sparked by a bicycle pedal striking a rock.
Free Weekend As National Park Service Turning 100-Years OldThe National Park Service turns 100-years old Thursday, and it's celebrating all weekend long.
California Lawmakers Flip-Flopping In Favor Of Climate Change EffortsCalifornia’s effort to halt climate change is winning hearts and minds, among Assembly Democrats who’d previously opposed it.
WWII Ship Hiding Mysteries On Pacific Ocean's Floor West Of Half Moon BayScientists got a rare glimpse at a World War II aircraft carrier that sank 65 years ago just off the Bay Area’s coast.
Tesla Lays Claim To World's Fastest Production CarTesla Motors says a new version of the Model S electric car is the quickest production car in the world from zero to 60 miles per hour.
Destructive Blue Cut Fire In Southern California 100% ContainedCrews have fully surrounded a massive Southern California wildfire that burned for a week and destroyed 105 homes and 216 outbuildings.
California Court Upholds Ban On Gold Mining Using Suction DredgesCalifornia's ban on the use of suction dredges to extract gold from rivers is legal and not overridden by a 19th century federal law that allows mining on federal land, the California Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Evacuation Orders Lifted For Thousands Of SoCal ResidentsFive days after an explosive wildfire in Southern California sent thousands fleeing for their lives, authorities lifted all evacuation orders on Sunday to allow residents to return home.
Yearlong Mars Simulation On Slopes Of Hawaii Volcano Nears EndSix scientists are close to wrapping up a year of near-isolation in a Mars simulation on Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano.
Blue Cut Fire In San Bernardino County Moves Toward HomesA wildfire with a ferocity never seen before by veteran California firefighters raced up and down canyon hillsides, instantly engulfing homes and forcing thousands of people to flee, some running for their lives just ahead of the flames.
Ohlone Burial Ground Possibly Disturbed By South Bay Solar Panel ProjectA solar panel project in the South Bay may have disturbed a Native American burial site.
Clayton Fire Evacuees Returning Home, Suspect To Appear In CourtAbout 4,000 people in the town of Clearlake were allowed to return home Tuesday and more could follow Wednesday.

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