Designation of site at Point Arena is expected to attract tourists to a relatively little-visited area.
No reports of damage or injuries, as long, rolling quake hits a region known for big tremors.
Governor gets an earful from environmentalists during address to California Democrats’ confab.
In research that could improve weather and water forecasting, scientists are finding that dust storms in Asia and Africa influence Sierra snowfall. Read more.
A common problem: What do you do if the new place isn’t ready the day you have to leave the old one?
After weeks of rain, Marin County reservoirs have a magical feel to them even as the drought continues.
A mysterious “wasting disease” has been killing West Coast starfish in startling numbers. Scientists still don’t know what causes it. Read more. …
Recycled water plant relies on technology used successfully from Singapore to Orange County.
Latinos and young people voted by mail less than Asian and older voters did in 2012.