Environment / Science
The rover Curiosity carries an instrument funded by the Russian government and used by Russian scientists. NASA officials say the device will operate as normal.
CAL FIRE has already responded to nearly 900 wildfires so far this year. Normally, that number would be below 340. Here's how to get ready.
FireChat connects users without a cellular network or the Internet. It uses "mesh networking," which could provide Internet access to disaster zones and remote areas.
A review of water management plans at the Mojave National Preserve has raised questions about whether to maintain 60-year-old concrete "drinkers" for wildlife.
Farmers seek supply, Southern California considers demand, and the rest of the state debates whether to build more dams or conserve more water.
From sunrise to sunset, Memorial Day to mid-September, the Army Corps wants to offer guided and unguided access for non-motorized boats at Sepulveda Basin.
Friday's news reminds us that we're all in this together, with stories about how climate change may worsen drought in the West, and how drought has many parents.
In December, Glendale officials discovered problems with their water rates, set up by a Temecula-based consulting firm. Attempts at a fix have grown complicated.
Parts of Yosemite opened back up yesterday after they were closed because of the Rim fire that devastated more than 77,000 acres inside the park.
Wednesday's 3.1-magnitude quake was centered just northwest of Leo Carrillo State Beach.
While vegetable prices remain low, beef prices are climbing, partially due to the drought. Meanwhile, the New York Times stresses drought lessons for kids.
The wasting disease targets several species of sea stars and has moved into local waters. In extreme cases, afflicted organisms disintegrate within days.
A national team of scientists will be taking a closer look at a rare but potentially dangerous type of tsunami caused by landslides underwater.
Rain will continue in Los Angeles Wednesday with winds, some road closures and possible thunderstorms and hail in some areas.
In nine months the human brain grows from a single cell to more than 80 billion. Mapping how genes are activated gives scientists clues to the origins of mental disorders like autism.
Wednesday’s temblor comes a day after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake shook just off Chile’s northern coast, killing six people and setting off a tsunami.