COVID: 'Racing Against Mutations' Researchers Find 2 New Virus Strains In CaliforniaIn addition to the United Kingdom virus strain that has forced stringent lockdowns, there are now two new strains on the West Coast, one in Southern California, and another in Northern California.
Scientists: Water Shortages In West Likelier Than Previously ThoughtThere's a chance water levels in the two largest man-made reservoirs in the United States could dip to critically low levels by 2025.
West Coast Housing Crisis Drives Up U.S. Homeless PopulationThe nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in West Coast cities.
Tech, Housing Boom Creates Homeless Crisis On West CoastA homeless crisis of unprecedented proportions is rocking the West Coast, and its victims are being left behind by the very things that mark the region's success.
Eclipse Watchers Warned To Expect Heavy TrafficTransportation officials in Oregon and Washington have a message for the region's drivers: However bad you think traffic is going to be during next week's total solar eclipse, it's probably going to be worse than you imagine.
Record Number Of Whales Getting Tangled In West Coast Crabbing GearFederal authorities are reporting a record number of whales getting tangled in crabbing gear off the U.S. West Coast.
Study Blames High Temperatures For Low 2015 SnowpackThe western United States set records for low winter snowpack levels in 2015, and a new report blames high temperatures rather than low precipitation levels.
Hillary Clinton Cancels West Coast Travel Following Health Scare At 9/11 MemorialHillary Clinton cancels plans to travel to West Coast on Monday and Tuesday following health episode at 9/11 memorial.
West Coast Sardine Fishing Season Called Off In Effort To Stave Off Industry CollapseFisheries managers have decided to call off the West Coast sardine fishing season that starts in July because of rapidly dwindling numbers, hoping to save an iconic industry from the kind of collapse that hit in the 1940s and lasted 50 years.
Ocean Oxygen 'Dead Zones' Causing Drop In Fish Numbers, Diversity Off West CoastConcerned that low-oxygen dead zones in the Pacific off the West Coast are getting more common as the climate changes, scientists are looking at how commercially valuable fish are reacting.
100 Years Since San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exhibition Of 1915It’s been 100 years since San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915. The showcase of the city’s recovery from the 1906 earthquake included the technology of the times.
‘Final Contract Offer' Made In West Coast Port Disruptions; Labor Secretary Tries To Broker SettlementContract talks continue between labor union and employers as cargo remains stuck at West Coast ports and a federal mediator has intervened to broker a settlement to get cargo moving freely.
President Obama Deploys Labor Secretary To Intervene In West Coast Port DisputeThe nation's top labor official was scheduled to arrive in the Bay Area Monday to sit down with both sides of the contentious west coast port dispute sometime tomorrow.
Port Of Oakland Slowdown Continues Due To Labor Dispute; 29 West Coast Seaports AffectedThe Port of Oakland, along with 28 other West Coast seaports, will be mostly closed four of the next five days because of an ongoing labor dispute.
Bay Area Travelers Heading East Should Expect DelaysTravelers should check in with their airline before heading to the airport.