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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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Candidates for Elections Chief Spar on Performance, Politics

September 22, 2014 | 4:37 pm

Candidates for Elections Chief Spar on Performance, Politics

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The two candidates for secretary of state agree more than disagree in a debate on KQED’s ‘Forum.’

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Finding Faults: Scientists Close In on Napa Quake Origins

September 22, 2014 | 6:35 am

Finding Faults: Scientists Close In on Napa Quake Origins

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USGS geologists identify which surface cracks in the west Napa Valley offer clues to faultlines.

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Drought May Be Driving Increase in West Nile Virus

September 22, 2014 | 6:08 am

Drought May Be Driving Increase in West Nile Virus

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Lack of water has created conditions conducive to the spread of the mosquito-borne disease.

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UC Students Struggle to Access Mental Health Services

September 21, 2014 | 7:00 am

UC Students Struggle to Access Mental Health Services

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Health services officials on campuses say delays in getting counseling place many students in jeopardy.

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Video: Why the New Autism Benefit Is So Important to Medi-Cal Families

September 20, 2014 | 10:00 am

Video: Why the New Autism Benefit Is So Important to Medi-Cal Families

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One child who will benefit is Timothy Wilson, a bubbly 6-year-old who will now be able to get therapy.

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Kapor Center Breaks Ground in Oakland Building Vacant for a Decade

September 20, 2014 | 7:00 am

Kapor Center Breaks Ground in Oakland Building Vacant for a Decade

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Foundation hopes to leverage technology to achieve social justice and get more young people involved.

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Weed Fire Aftermath: Mill a Key to Town’s Recovery

September 20, 2014 | 6:00 am

Weed Fire Aftermath: Mill a Key to Town’s Recovery

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As town assesses damage, it’s looking to one of its biggest employers to reopen soon.

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After Blaze, Residents of Weed Return to Scorched Neighborhoods

September 19, 2014 | 5:45 pm

After Blaze, Residents of Weed Return to Scorched Neighborhoods

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Weed City Administrator Ron Stock says nearly one-third of the town was destroyed by the Boles Fire.

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As Blazes Rage, California’s Firefighting Bill Soars

September 19, 2014 | 1:11 pm

As Blazes Rage, California’s Firefighting Bill Soars

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The state’s nearly constant string of wildfires this season will force Cal Fire to tap contingency funds.

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