CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new, smaller version of NASA’s space shuttle is recuperating from a rough first landing. The Dream Chaser space plane is being designed by Sierra Nevada Corp. It’s vying to […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new agreement may end a decades-old battle between Los Angeles and conservationists who say water diversions have damaged picturesque Mono Lake near Yosemite. The Los Angeles Times says the LA […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coastal waters off California are getting more acidic. Fall-run chinook salmon populations to the Sacramento River are on the decline. Conifer forests on the lower slopes of the Sierra Nevada have […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Scientists have known for years that pesticides drift from California’s agricultural heartland and accumulate in frogs at the highest elevations of the Sierra Nevada. Now they have a better understanding of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Climate change and extreme weather already are causing disruptions in the U.S. energy supply that are likely to worsen as more intense storms, higher temperatures and more frequent droughts occur, the government […]
MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — More than one hundred years after John Muir helped conserve thousands of acres of California wilderness, arborists are trying to clone a dying tree the naturalist brought to the San Francisco […]
VALLEY SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A region of oak-studded hills in California, where big-city dwellers come to get away from crime, remained on edge Tuesday, three days after an intruder stabbed an 8-year-old girl to death at home.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Law enforcement patrols have been increased outside a school in a small Northern California town where a search is continuing for a man suspected of stabbing an 8-year-old girl to death.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A recently discovered comet is closer than it’s ever been to Earth, and stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere finally get to see it. Click here to watch a video about Pan-STARRS.
ECHO SUMMIT, Calif. (AP) — It’s official, and it’s not good news for thirsty Californians: January and February have been the driest on record.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the driest spots on Earth — the Sahara desert — is increasingly responsible for snow and rain half a world away in the western U.S., a new study released Thursday found.
KINGVALE, Calif. (AP) — Finding a lost wedding ring along a snowy highway is hard enough. But a Good Samaritan in Northern California also has to track down the man it belongs to.