The unrestrained race to drill new wells could put California's biggest water source in jeopardy.
New rules for existing power plants could mean more partners for California's carbon market.
Recently, a major milestone in space exploration was reached: a planet was captured in a picture! The big deal is that the planet captured in this shot, a gas giant planet named Beta Pictoris b, is 63 light years away--over 100,000 times farther away than even Pluto.
When future geologists, whatever species they may be, look for our signs in the fossil record of the future, it may be this newly described amalgam of plastic and sediment.
Some farm water districts are flouting requirements to measure and report water deliveries to customers.
A team of neuroscientists at the University of California at San Francisco is embarking on a $70 million project, funded by the Department of Defense, to develop treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, addiction and other mental disorders.
More than a quarter-million veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been treated for post-traumatic stress disorder, but younger vets aren't the only ones dealing with it. Even today, veterans from conflicts as far back as World War II struggle with symptoms.
The polluted beaches that made the 'Beach Bummers' list suffer from problems like poor circulation and outdated sewage systems.
The amount of oil that can be recovered from California's vast Monterey Shale formation using existing technology is far less than thought.
Tuesday morning the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the pre-emptive move against hydraulic fracturing. A state bill that would ban fracking until there is more scientific study is in limbo.
Sacramento is nearly ten years into a program to install 100,000 water meters in homes. The project is running late and costs are ballooning.
Two years ago, a solar coronal mass ejection of possibly the greatest recorded strength in history blasted by Earth's orbit. Had it impacted Earth's protective magnetic field, we could have experienced major disruptions in communication, brilliant aurora displays at tropical latitudes, damage to orbital satellites and possibly even major power blackouts.
A suspect has been charged with vandalizing coast redwoods to steal burls prized by collectors and furniture makers.
Vinod Khosla says he can't recall much about intentions for or decisions about San Mateo County property. ...Read More
San Francisco's California Academy of Sciences opens a skull exhibit this week, featuring the work of Ray Bandar, a man who has devoted 60 years to cleaning the skulls and bones of some of California's most beloved animals.
A research expedition in the Gulf of Mexico has stumbled on a field of beautiful natural sculptures made of asphalt on the sea floor.
Farmers are looking to the sky for the latest water-saving tool. But will aviation authorities allow it?