High-Res Satellite Launches From Vandenberg Air Force BaseA commercial satellite capable of taking high-resolution images from space was launched Friday from a military base along the California coast.
Crash Kills Firefighter Assigned To Battle Vandenberg AFB BlazeAuthorities say a firefighter assigned to a blaze at a California military base was killed and another was seriously hurt when a water tanker truck overturned on a highway.
Central Coast Wildfire Postpones Vandenberg AFB Satellite LaunchA wildfire burning at a central California Air Force base on Sunday forced the postponement of a satellite launch, officials said.
Unarmed Nuclear Missile Launched Off Vandenberg Air Force BaseLike a giant pen stroke in the sky, an unarmed Minuteman 3 nuclear missile roared out of its underground bunker on the California coastline Thursday and soared over the Pacific.
Top Secret Reconnaissance Rocket Launches From California Air Force BaseA rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base under the cover of darkness Wednesday morning carrying a top secret payload of government supplies.
NASA Satellite Launch From Vandenberg AFB Saturday Morning, May Be Visible From Bay AreaNASA will attempt to launch a drought and climate research satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base early Saturday, a launch that could be visible from the Bay Area and beyond.
U.S. Air Force's 'Secretive' X-37B Shuttle To Land In California After 671 Days In SpaceThe U.S. military can't wait to get its hands on an unmanned space plane that's due to land at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California near Santa Maria.
PG&E Abandons Plans To Develop Wave Power Along California CoastPacific Gas and Electric has given up on research to harness the power of ocean waves to generate electricity.
Santa Barbara County Beach Opened After Shark AttackAuthorities have reopened a Central California beach where a shark attack killed a 19-year-old college student last week.