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California Governor Jerry Brown (AP Photo)

CA, Chinese officials announce climate deal

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown and a China’s top climate negotiator signed an agreement to boost cooperation between the state and China on clean energy technologies and climate change. The governor […]

09/14/2013

Iowa scientists: Drought a sign of climate change

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – More than 130 scientists from Iowa colleges and universities say this year’s drought is consistent with a warmer climate predicted as part of global climate change and more droughts can […]

11/19/2012

As tax initiative teeters, Brown makes final pitch

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – In a final weekend of campaigning, Gov. Jerry Brown is asking everyone from students to hedge-fund managers to lend a hand in pushing his struggling tax increase initiative across the finish […]

11/03/2012

Food-labeling initiative could encourage lawsuits

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Supporters of a ballot proposal to label cereals, sodas and other products containing genetically modified ingredients say their effort is about empowering consumers who deserve to know what’s in their food. […]

11/03/2012

World matched record for hottest September – again

WASHINGTON (AP) – Something about September keeps bringing out the record heat in the world. The globe last month matched a record for the hottest September, set in 2005. It was the third time since […]

10/15/2012

LA sues over Owens Lake dust control

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power sued in federal court Friday over demands that it start additional dust control efforts in Owens Lake, a remote body of water that […]

10/12/2012

Calif. initiative will test appetite for GMO food

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Food labels tell consumers about the calories, nutrients and serving size of a product. Will they want to know if their food is genetically engineered? That question is at the heart […]

10/06/2012

CDC: Meningitis outbreak death toll rises to 7

ATLANTA (AP) – Health officials say the death toll in a rare fungal meningitis outbreak across several states has risen to seven. In updated figures posted to its website Saturday, the Centers for Disease Control […]

10/06/2012

Swarm of San Diego-area earthquakes

BRAWLEY, Calif. (AP) — A series of small to moderate earthquakes that shattered windows and knocked trailer homes off their foundations is putting people in this small farming town east of San Diego on edge […]

08/27/2012

Massive earthquake in El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A strong magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador followed an hour later by a magnitude-5.4 aftershock, authorities said early Monday. There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries. A tsunami […]

08/27/2012

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