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Report: Drought No Problem for State Finances or Credit — Yet

May 21, 2014 | 2:30 pm

Report: Drought No Problem for State Finances or Credit — Yet

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Moody’s Investors Service says even in agricultural counties the financial impact is limited so far.

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Sacramento Halfway Through Costly Water-Meter Marathon

May 20, 2014 | 5:45 am

Sacramento Halfway Through Costly Water-Meter Marathon

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Capital city is nearly a decade into 20-year project to install water meters. The price tag keeps rising.

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The Hunt is On for Who or What Caused San Diego Area Blazes

May 16, 2014 | 4:18 pm

The Hunt is On for Who or What Caused San Diego Area Blazes

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Were they ignited by something as ordinary as sparks from cars or something as sinister as an arsonist?

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Judge Tours Billionaire’s Disputed Beachfront Property

May 15, 2014 | 4:50 pm

Judge Tours Billionaire’s Disputed Beachfront Property

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Superior Court Judge Barbara Mallach toured Martins Beach for nearly an hour, assessing the property.

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New Evacuations Ordered in San Diego County Wildfires

May 15, 2014 | 3:23 pm

New Evacuations Ordered in San Diego County Wildfires

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One of nine blazes in county races across hillsides near campus of Cal State-San Marcos.

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San Diego County Fires Prompt Evacuation Notices for 15,000

May 14, 2014 | 3:15 pm

San Diego County Fires Prompt Evacuation Notices for 15,000

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At least 30 homes burned as thousands are forced to flee rapidly advancing flames in Carlsbad.

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Humboldt County Man Arrested in Redwood Poaching Case

May 14, 2014 | 1:00 pm

Humboldt County Man Arrested in Redwood Poaching Case

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Suspect charged with vandalizing coast redwood for burls prized by collectors and furniture makers.

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Bay Area Weather: It’s Hot, Our Air Is Bad, and Watch Out for Fire

May 12, 2014 | 2:49 pm

Bay Area Weather: It’s Hot, Our Air Is Bad, and Watch Out for Fire

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Don’t be deceived by a balmy Monday: Region is in for an early heat wave starting Tuesday.

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President Obama at Wal-Mart to Talk About Solar Power

May 9, 2014 | 9:45 am

President Obama at Wal-Mart to Talk About Solar Power

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President visits Mountain View store to tout administration’s energy efficiency and solar programs.

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The Return of the Kings: Salmon Season Opens in California

May 7, 2014 | 7:00 am

The Return of the Kings: Salmon Season Opens in California

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Commercial salmon boats arrive with their first catch of 2014, which promises to be a productive season.

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