Those surveyed say they favor mandatory restrictions on water use.
The Richmond City Council is considering Chevron's plans for a $1 billion project at its refinery there. If it's approved, this is one of the last steps before construction on the project would actually begin.
Weather experts say the next couple of weeks could be some of the worst in state history for wildfires caused by lightning strikes.
Watering your lawn or washing your car may become a lot more expensive. State regulators have approved new fines aimed at water wasters, hoping the penalties will lead to a reduction in water use.
Economists estimate that the drought will cost the state's farm economy about $2.2 billion this year, including the loss of more than 17,000 jobs.
Activists are hoping local residents will do what state legislators haven’t done -- shut down the controversial oil production technique known as hydraulic fracturing.
State lawmakers approved the delay in late June, and at the same time tightened up the environmental review process for fracking permits.
Mandatory boat inspections stop invasive species from endangering Lake Tahoe’s pristine ecosystem.
Benicia city officials are giving people more time to comment on a proposal to bring crude oil by rail to Valero’s refinery there.
Wasting water outdoors amid the state's drought will begin hitting Californians in the wallet under get-tough restrictions being proposed by state regulators.
Misplace your car keys? Forget to buy milk at the store? For those coping with a memory-impairing disease or injury, memory loss can be debilitating. New therapeutic brain implants could help patients overcome memory deficits.
Marbled murrelets are rare seabirds that lay just one egg a year, and those eggs are a favorite food item for another bird: Steller’s jays. Scientists are hoping to trick the jays into avoiding the murrelet eggs using decoy eggs with a rude surprise inside.
Biologists at UC Davis are growing concerned about the presence of non-native aquatic snakes in California’s waterways.
The data could yield a much more precise picture of how accumulating greenhouse gases will affect the planet.
The justices on Monday turned away appeals from fuel makers that say the law discriminates against out-of-state producers.