For years, California's had a notoriously large prison system. Due to dramatic reductions, another state is now on top of the list.
The lawsuit claims that the county's ban on medical marijuana dispensaries leads to patients being forced to choose environmentally-unfriendly alternatives.
The U.S. Forest Service is doubling the number of air tankers available to fight wildfires, but doing so could short-shift California's firefighting force.
Efforts to clear Duroville, a rundown mobile home park, are on hold after the state pulled millions of dollars in redevelopment money from Riverside County.
Come November, Californians will revisit one of the most controversial criminal laws of all time in the state: Three Strikes.
A bill is moving forward that restricts who cops can hold on an immigration detainer at the request of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Lawmakers in Washington are debating the billion-dollar behemoth that is the Farm Bill. It's the closest thing this country has to a national food policy.
Some Republicans support Democratic bills that cut college tuition and diminish textbook fees, but turn their heads at the companion bills that pay for them.
L.A.’s main landfill is just about full, so the plan is--starting next year--our trash will be sent to a massive facility in the desert 230 miles away, by train. Is this an innovative way to handle waste or a wasteful use of tax dollars?
The allegations include Costco employees not labeling or sorting hazardous products including pool chlorine, nicotine patches and bleach.
The small municipal landfill, a big hole in the ground by the edge of town where all your household trash would end up, is rapidly becoming a thing of the past.
Goleta Beach is just one of the California locales looking into a “planned retreat” of moving roads, utilities and other developments further inland.
The ruling found the U.S. Forest Service violated federal endangered species protections by allowing suction dredging in the Klamath River.
Years of ferocious storms have threatened to gnaw away the western tip of a popular beachfront park that's two hours drive north of Los Angeles. Instead of building a 500-foot-long wooden defense next to the pier to tame the tide, the latest thinking is to flee.
Knatz was chosen for her continued dedication to improving environmental efforts since being named Executive Director of the port in 2006.
So consider taking a hike.