Environment / Science
With a footprint covering more than five square miles, Ivanpah's fields of mirrors direct sunshine into towers that generate enough energy to power 100,000 homes.
A 2.5 earthquake hit Yorba Linda around 5:28 p.m. Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Researchers from California's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory say they've figured out how to get their laser to squeeze hydrogen atoms together to make helium.
Wildlife conservation groups from around the globe are hoping to find ways to slow the trade in rhino horns, elephant tusks and other illegal wildlife products.
Wildlife experts in the mountains say the two separate incidents reflect the difficulty the big cats face in moving around an urbanized landscape.
Vernon-based Exide is petitioning in LA Superior Court and directly to air regulators to have a recently-passed air quality rule scrubbed.
The town of Willits in Mendocino County was identified as one of 17 places in California with imperiled water supplies due to the drought.
The program sets in place a comprehensive set of standards for conservation and development in more than 50,000 acres of land between the 101 Freeway and the ocean.
People who have never experienced earthquakes are starting to feel rumbles, which scientists say may be linked to the rise in oil and gas activity.
A small earthquake reported by the U.S. Geological Survey as a 3.0 shook Los Angeles on Saturday morning around 10:13 a.m.
State health officials say 17 communities are at risk of running out of water by May, including Lake of the Woods, a Kern County community above the Tejon Pass.
There are simply too many things we do on a daily basis that fly in the face of rationing water--water that we treat like the pigeon of natural resources.
The state's dry spell is bad, but the state had prolonged ones centuries ago. Scientists worry these "mega-droughts" could happen again.
Across the state, cities see waste in water left behind. Santa Cruz is one of the first California towns to bar restaurants from serving drinking water unless requested.
Amid the historic drought gripping California and much of the West Coast, scientists are studying how states can manage with a lot less water in the future.
Even people with good memories can have a hard time remembering the past accurately. That may be because the brain is constantly editing memories.