How big can an Earth-like planet be? Astronomers thought they had a pretty good handle on this question but have just been given a fresh example of how nature never ceases to outpace our imaginations and show us something unexpected.
A new report echoes some of the worst fears of a fourth straight drought year.
USC researchers report that fruit juices have almost as much fructose as soda, making them just as unhealthful for you. ...Read More
Beginning Saturday, railroads must notify states when large shipments of crude oil come through by train. The new rule is in response to safety concerns with crude-by-rail.
New rules for existing power plants could mean more partners for California's carbon market.
Moody's Investors Service says even in agricultural counties, the financial effects are limited. ...Read More
Were they ignited by something as ordinary as sparks from cars or something as sinister as an arsonist? ...Read More
One of nine blazes in county races across hillsides near campus of Cal State-San Marcos. ...Read More
Hundreds forced to flee rapidly advancing flames in Carlsbad. Fire closes freeway in Anaheim. ...Read More
Don't be deceived by a balmy Monday: Region is in for an early heat wave starting Tuesday. ...Read More
The school's $18 billion endowment will no longer include coal, an increasingly bad investment. ...Read More
Imagine entering an art museum, only to recognize a disease you've struggled with. A variety of maladies are featured in the exhibit “Inside Rodin’s Hands: Art, Technology, and Surgery at Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center.
Yosemite opens the high-country highway, the third-earliest date traffic has resumed on the route. ...Read More
A $17 million greenhouse pioneers large-scale hydroponic technology and replaces vacant land in a troubled Cleveland neighborhood. ...Read More
With California deep in a drought, communities are cracking down on water wasters, right? Demanding that residents take shorter showers and stop watering their lawns? Not exactly.
The state passes a dramatic and worrisome milestone. ...Read More
A 47-mile section of the California Aqueduct, the main artery of the state's water system, could be engineered to flow backward this summer.
Power players in California water policy seem to agree for once: It's time to get serious about groundwater.