California's budget crisis is creating a new class of private philanthropists who are stepping up to keep state parks open to the public.
The California Assembly this week approved a resolution officially declaring Wednesday, June 20, as International Surfing Day.
The sailor was forced to activate an emergency beacon when the collision disabled the boat’s steering system and caused the vessel to take on water.
How sea otters are just one step away from being able to swim freely in Southern California waters, not just around San Nicolas Island — with one major exception.
California is already implementing the law as the rest of the country waits. Officials say the state isn't doing any contingency planning in the case the law is overturned.
The boys are headed to Montana, while the girls will be going to Santa Cruz Island, the largest and most biodiverse of California’s Channel Islands.
The new record was set on June 8 with 849 megawatts of solar energy generated. That number is sure to go even higher over the course of the summer.
The award recognizes “California farmers and ranchers who demonstrate outstanding, sustainable management of natural resources.”
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.