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Fire Near Yosemite Still Growing; Crews Near Containment on Amador Co. Blaze

July 29, 2014 | 12:30 pm

Fire Near Yosemite Still Growing; Crews Near Containment on Amador Co. Blaze

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One route into Yosemite Valley remains closed as crews try to protect two hamlets from flames.

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Exotic New Aquatic Species on Display at Cal Academy of Sciences

July 27, 2014 | 7:00 am

Exotic New Aquatic Species on Display at Cal Academy of Sciences

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An expedition in the Philippines explores area with the highest biodiversity of marine life in the world.

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California’s Wandering Wolf Now Has Pups in Oregon

July 25, 2014 | 1:23 pm

California’s Wandering Wolf Now Has Pups in Oregon

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New photos show the peripatetic lobo, known to humans as OR-7, has at least three pups. Read more …

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California Leans Heavily on Thousands of Inmate Firefighters

July 25, 2014 | 12:20 pm

California Leans Heavily on Thousands of Inmate Firefighters

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Firefighters recruited inside prisons save the state money and play key role in responding to wildfires. Read more …

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Feds Propose New Safety Rules for Oil Trains

July 24, 2014 | 9:02 am

Feds Propose New Safety Rules for Oil Trains

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s proposals come in the wake of deadly train derailments.

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Drought Becomes Top Environmental Priority for Californians

July 24, 2014 | 8:55 am

Drought Becomes Top Environmental Priority for Californians

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In a new statewide poll, more than a third of respondents favored mandatory water restrictions.

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Some Water Districts Want Property Tax Hike to Pay for Delta Tunnels

July 24, 2014 | 8:00 am

Some Water Districts Want Property Tax Hike to Pay for Delta Tunnels

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But some agencies say they’re not bound to public vote because water project bond OK’d before Prop. 13.

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Real-Time Lightning Tracker Lets You Keep Up on Strikes Everywhere

July 22, 2014 | 3:16 pm

Real-Time Lightning Tracker Lets You Keep Up on Strikes Everywhere

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Early-morning lightning, which hit all over Bay Area, caused power outage in the Oakland Coliseum.

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California Fire Season: Threat of Dry Lightning Looms

July 21, 2014 | 12:28 pm

California Fire Season: Threat of Dry Lightning Looms

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Weather experts say the next couple of weeks could be some of the worst in state history.

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USDA Gives Nearly $10 Million For California Drought Relief

July 18, 2014 | 12:20 pm

USDA Gives Nearly $10 Million For California Drought Relief

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Much of the aid will help Californians whose wells have dried up connect to the municipal water supply.

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