For two generations, psychiatrists have treated schizophrenia by medicating its most obvious symptoms: delusions and hallucinations. Were they wrong?
It takes a special breed to jump (a) out of a perfectly good airplane, and (b) into an active fire zone. But smokejumpers have been doing it for decades.
What's next for the oyster farm, its employees and the natural environment of Drakes Estero.
Stanford launches a major investigation of the state's dwindling groundwater resources and finds "alarming" gaps.
A psychotic break can lead to social isolation, hospitalization or medications with sometimes disabling side effects. Now some clinics are taking a controversial approach and trying to intervene earlier.
OR-7 has at least three pups that he and a mate are raising in the Cascade Range of southern Oregon.
More than 4,000 low-level offenders making $2 a day are a crucial component in how the state battles wildfires.
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.