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Brown, Bay Area Activists in NYC for U.N. Climate Summit

September 22, 2014 | 7:43 pm

Brown, Bay Area Activists in NYC for U.N. Climate Summit

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Some arrived aboard the People’s Climate Train, which left from Emeryville on Sept. 15.

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Glacier Breaks, Sends Mudslide Down Mount Shasta

September 22, 2014 | 5:30 pm

Glacier Breaks, Sends Mudslide Down Mount Shasta

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Flowing mud, logs and rocks swell creek to bursting point, but no injuries or damage to homes reported.

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King Fire Update: Weather Gives Firefighters a Break, Smoke Still a Concern

September 22, 2014 | 7:30 am

King Fire Update: Weather Gives Firefighters a Break, Smoke Still a Concern

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Warm, dry weather returns after a cool, damp weekend slowed Sierra fire’s march through Sierra forests.

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Stanislaus County Offers Safety Net for People Whose Wells Are Going Dry

September 19, 2014 | 8:00 am

Stanislaus County Offers Safety Net for People Whose Wells Are Going Dry

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New program will pay for loans to help homeowners who need to drill expensive new wells.

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Images of the King Fire: Beautiful — at a Distance

September 18, 2014 | 1:38 pm

Images of the King Fire: Beautiful — at a Distance

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Images of massive and rapidly growing wildfire burning near El Dorado County town of Pollock Pines.

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What to Know About California’s New Groundwater Law

September 18, 2014 | 7:00 am

What to Know About California’s New Groundwater Law

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Why lawmakers and the governor acted, and what the new legislation means.

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California Groundwater: Court Case Could Speed Up Regulation

September 18, 2014 | 6:00 am

California Groundwater: Court Case Could Speed Up Regulation

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Result could be new controls on pumping if high court accepts case and upholds ruling.

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Bay Area Firefighters Head East to Battle King Fire

September 17, 2014 | 2:44 pm

Bay Area Firefighters Head East to Battle King Fire

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King Fire, burning close to Lake Tahoe and U.S. 50, has consumed about 18,500 acres so far.

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Fire South of Yosemite Burns 20 Homes, Forces Hundreds to Flee

September 15, 2014 | 10:35 am

Fire South of Yosemite Burns 20 Homes, Forces Hundreds to Flee

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Fire near Oakhurst was one of several over the weekend, including a 3,000-acre blaze near Pollock Pines.

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Environmentalists Sue Over Crude-by-Rail Safety

September 12, 2014 | 10:30 am

Environmentalists Sue Over Crude-by-Rail Safety

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Earthjustice filed suit over the use of unsafe tanks cars to carry volatile crude oil from North Dakota.

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