Environment & Science
Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before (ironically) succumbing to a bark beetle infestation.
A law that took effect Monday prohibits homeowner associations from penalizing residents who conserve water in a declared drought.
The "island" is 80 feet long and 30 feet wide and was solid enough in parts for researchers to stand on.
You may not know that L.A. is home to several species of bats, including the Western mastiff bat, the largest in North America. Technology is helping to identify them.
California's ongoing drought could complicate the state's effort to combat global warming.
This year is the Nikola Tesla’s 158th birthday, and KPCC's Sanden Totten is honoring him by throwing the eccentric genius a party — complete with a working Tesla coil.
Those who knew researcher and activist Joep Lange say he was a giant in the battle against AIDS — and truly "a scientist with a heart."
Astronauts first set foot on the moon 45 years ago Sunday. To celebrate, NASA is hosting a series of events, including a live rebroadcast of restored moonwalk footage.
The underground reservoir is an important source of drinking water for residents of San Bernardino, Riverside and surrounding communities.
A Glendora couple did a number of things to cut back on water, like watering their lawn less. But then they got a letter telling them to water it... or else.
As California looks to use water restrictions and fines to conserve more water during the drought, one city has already adopted a strict water policy with penalties that hurt residents in the pocket.
Looking for new ways to motivate yourself? Want to know about the REAL paleo diet? And might you be part werewolf? It's time for our regular science segment Lab Notes.
A SoCal couple who scaled back watering due to drought received a letter from Glendora warning they could face fines if they don't get their brown lawn green again.
It's not a plot from a Bond film: Zapping diamonds could tell researchers more about the insides of giant planets.
Six hundred experts gathered at Caltech this week for a professional check-in. The Red Planet researchers met to discuss questions and developments pertaining to our celestial neighbor.