Environment / Science
UCLA researchers have found a new way to understand a river’s volume without stepping into it, a move that has implications for risk and water managers worldwide.
Would you believe some people used MORE water last month? Monday's drought news will upend your deeply held convictions...and offer business opportunities.
Debris basins that line the foothills catch mud, trees, even boulders during a heavy storm, sparing the homes below.
Friday's news includes mini climate and fish news roundups, too. Come on in! We're expecting you.
NASA is increasingly reliant on contractors to get goods to and from space. Marketplace explores four ways the rich are trying to get richer in the final frontier.
The flowering vine is considered by Guinness to be the world's largest blooming plant. (And why does Sierra Madre spell it with an "a"?)
Peer over backyard walls and fences and you can still sometimes see one of the main air pollution culprits: the backyard incinerator. And you can trace their demise through the city archives.
As a major step in an effort to limit Californians’ exposure to hazardous chemicals, toxic regulators have announced the first products they want companies to make over more safely.
Today's drought roundup looks at some of the secondary problems caused by our ongoing weather woes.
A new Public Policy Institute of California study finds “critical” funding shortages for parts of the state’s water system. Guess who's going to pay for those?
Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography predicts as many as ten more dry days a year in California by the end of the century.
The dolphin species is rarely seen off the California coast. A large group of them were spotted near Dana Point Wednesday.
Today's journey through the drought reveals the growing impacts on California's all-important agricultural sector. But renewable energy offers a bright spot.
Climatologists in the U.S. and elsewhere are starting to predict a likely El Niño weather pattern in the coming year.
Santa Cruz Island was once so ravaged by farmers that many native plants were almost extinct. Now, 30 years later, it is a success story others hope to learn from.
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and DWP general manager Marcie Edwards sat down with top customers to talk about ongoing problems with the utility’s new billing system.