Environment / Science
Many farmers already complain that the government is diverting water away from agriculture. Friday's announcement is likely to exacerbate that.
It's not Rudolph's nose that's red. Herders in Finland are experimenting with fluorescent paint on their animals' antlers and fur.
The quagga mussel has been the bane of the Great Lakes. They've been known to grow at rates of 100,000 individuals in a square meter and can clog intake pipes.
Doctors performed more in vitro fertilization procedures and delivered more IVF babies in 2012 than ever before, researchers reported Monday.
In our round-up of the state's drought news, a piece on why rationing is unlikely, farmers call on more federal water oversight, and Obama's golf trip upsets water activists.
A rock the size of three football fields passed relatively close to Earth. It wasn't a surprise, and neither will be the arrival of others.
In the California desert, the battle between environmentalists and renewable energy companies is heating up. Some conservation groups say the local impact on plants and animals is too severe.
Due to air pollution, a "no burn" alert has been issued for 24 hours beginning at midnight Tuesday for all LA metropolitan areas, Orange County and the Inland Empire.
As ice in the Arctic circle retreats, Earth's darker surfaces absorb more of the sun’s energy, according to researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Digital photo frames alternate uploaded photos with energy usage data and messages to conserve. Thermostats can be controlled remotely through a mobile app.
The record-breaking pour topped out at 21,200 cubic yards of concrete Sunday and involved 300 workers.
The strange red-and-white object that intrigued Mars enthusiasts for weeks turns out to be just a piece of Mars rock chipped off by the Opportunity rover.
The Merced Wild and Scenic Rivers Plan will keep but relocate the ice rink, retain the historic Sugar Pine Bridge, and cap the number of daily visitors.
At a closed-door meeting in Los Angeles, local politicians offered federal officials views on adapting to climate change and preparing for hazards like drought.
A team of Orange County colleges won one of 20 slots in a worldwide solar home design competition. Stanford, Cal Poly, CSU Sacramento and UC Davis also made the cut.
Much of Southern California will experience above-normal temperatures throughout the week. Forecasters say more records are in sight Thursday.