Environment / Science
Federal regulators are proposing new limits on carbon emissions from fossil fuel burning power plants. Those kind of rules are old news in California.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to establish California's first rules for how oil drillers use a technique known as fracking.
The Deep Impact spacecraft smashed a comet with a projectile in 2005 to give scientists a peek of the interior.
Off-Ramp host John Rabe talks with marine biologist Milton Love about a cheap, simple solution for barotrauma, which affects rockfish caught by sport anglers.
The city of Downey was once a hub of America's efforts to explore space, but few in the community southeast of Los Angeles remember those glory days.
In a paper released in the journal Science, researchers explain that if the Red Planet is harboring life, the instruments on the rover have been unable to sniff it out.
The Arctic Sunrise was boarded after a protest against oil and gas drilling in the Russian Arctic. The crew tweeted the dramatic events in real time.
Already afoul of air and toxic regulators, Exide must now monitor lead emissions on a daily, not monthly, basis. The company remains in Chapter 11 reorganization.
Scientists in California have discovered four new and separate species of legless lizards - snakelike animals that burrow into sand or soil.
What if Monterey offers our state the biggest frack in the nation? Then it will be far harder to pass any fracking regulation. SB 4 is the law we can have now and that makes it a good law.
Orbital Sciences Corp. is only the second business to attempt a shipment of supplies to the International Space Station — California-based SpaceX being the first.
An unusually high number of Blue-footed Boobies have been spotted in LA County recently, giving local bird watchers a chance to see an uncommon species close to home.
The idea is to calm concerns in neighborhoods around troubled battery recycler, but public health officials and regulators are offering fewer answers than questions.
A stretch from Griffith Park to downtown Los Angeles is poised for a makeover that would include more vegetation and green space. The question is which plan and at what cost.
The first time we heard the typewriter bird we thought it was our whacky neighbor, a restaurateur, working on his own Kitchen Confidential. But it was a bird that worked diligently right outside our window.
California lawmakers have sent legislation to Gov. Jerry Brown that would enact the tightest rules in the nation on fracking.