Environment / Science
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
In Antarctica — where the coldest temperatures on Earth have been recorded — 5,000 calories a day isn't a bad idea.
City Atty. Mike Feuer says while AllenCo has shut down voluntarily, a lawsuit is needed to protect the public.
How cold is it? It's so cold that at least one escapee from prison asked to be put back behind bars.
How vulnerable is Los Angeles to rising sea levels? A report out today from USC says the city’s preparations for encroaching shorelines has been uneven.
The southwestern U.K. is getting slammed by huge waves whipped up by 70 mph winds accompanying a low-pressure system sweeping in from the Atlantic.
A mandatory boat inspection program continues to pay dividends for Lake Tahoe, a conservation agency said, preventing invasive plants, mussels and snails from entering the lake in 2013.
California water managers greeted the first Sierra Nevada snow pack survey of the year with words like “abysmal” and “dismal” describing potential water supplies.
Jerry Meral will advocate for a controversial $25 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta on behalf of the Natural Heritage Institute.
Thursday marked a milestone for California solar energy, with the state's solar facilities adding enough electricity into the state grid for about 3 million homes