Federal judges are giving California two more years to meet a court-ordered inmate population cap.
The state Finance Department reports that California’s population grew by almost 300,000 last year to nearly 38 million people, with the San Francisco Bay Area leading the growth.
A gated California senior community overrun by deer has decided to sterilize the critters.
There’s a California population shift with Asian immigrants replacing Latin America as the primary source of the state’s immigrants.
The lions that roam Africa’s savannahs have lost as much as 75 percent of their habitat in the last 50 years as humans overtake their land and the lion population dwindles, said a study released Tuesday.
Federal fisheries regulators will consider whether to list West Coast great white sharks as an endangered species, a designation that could spur more research into the mysterious sea creatures.
North Coast fishermen are optimistic that they’ll emerge from the tough economic times they experienced during the last few years now that salmon projections have come back very positive.
Myanmar – formerly known as Burma – has been at civil war for 60 years, but it’s only been in recent years that the U.S. instituted a policy of accepting its refugees. 400 hundred such refugees now live in east Oakland.
State corrections officials say that after one month realignment has been going smoothly, but there is still a lot more work to be done.
The most recent homeless count is a mixed bag in the South Bay and Santa Cruz areas. The number of people without homes is down in Santa Clara County, but spiked sharply in Santa Cruz County.