Environment / Science
Decades of intense collecting, hunting and habitat destruction have brought the species to the brink of extinction.
Preliminary findings from a study in the Santa Monica Mountains show that air pollution may be increasing fire danger in the mountain range.
Egging houses has long been a rite of passage for many young people, but egging can come at a cost, especially in a ritzy neighborhood.
Marijuana cultivation is booming, but these plantations guzzle enormous amounts of water while also spilling pesticides and fertilizers into waterways.
Regional air regulators tighten rules for arsenic and other toxic emissions at Exide and Quemetco, the region's two battery recycling plants.
A potent, syrupy extract of marijuana has become a popular way to ingest pot among young people. But, the substance can have explosive side-effects.
A group of volunteers that's been counting of migrating gray whales since 1979 has spotted hundreds this year. See our list of SoCal viewing spots and tours.
Surging revenue returned a wave of funding to environmental issues in California, as Governor Jerry Brown released his budget Thursday.
In Havana, the quake was felt clearly by workers in two 6-floor buildings that were temporarily evacuated. It appeared to last around 30 seconds.
Oil and gas companies that are fracking off the Southern California coast must report chemicals discharged into the ocean under a new rule released Thursday.
In 10 years, only one cougar is known to have crossed the 101 Freeway into the mountain range. At first, he provided fresh DNA. Now, he's mating with his daughters.
Scientists and ecologists celebrated the births of three mountain lion kittens in the Santa Monica mountains last month, but new information about those cubs may prove troubling.
It's unclear whether the city will use the map to require further seismic testing for controversial Millennium Hollywood project.
An intense solar flare is being blamed for disrupting a NASA mission. The same flare is also expected to expand the viewing field of the Aurora Borealis.
Death, apparently, moves closer at a curiously regular pace. Is it something biological? Random? What is it about eight that attracts the Grim Reaper? Let's ask.
Hive's plasma bulbs looking to replace energy-sucking tungsten bulbs