Environment / Science
California communities spend $428 million a year to keep plastic and other trash off streets and keep it from polluting waterways and beaches, an environmental group said in a new report.
State regulators say they're nearing a deal with Exide to ensure cleanup and safe operation. Boyle Heights, Bell, and Maywood neighbors are skeptical.
Wine connoisseurs may be enjoying the latest Zinfandel or Syrah from the Paso Robles region, but residents are complaining the growing number of vineyards is straining the local water supply.
In what they call "direct brain-to-brain communication in humans," researchers say they've successfully passed signals from one mind to another via the Internet.
A Vernon battery recycler began testing dust and soil for toxic pollution to determine the risk airborne contaminants from the plant pose to surrounding areas.
Bruce Murray co-founded the Planetary Society with long-time friends and colleagues, Carl Sagan and Louis Friedman in 1979.
DWP crews will replace an old steam boiler unit with smaller, more efficient generating units that will cut air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
A huge rocket carrying a spy satellite for the United States launched from the central California coast Wednesday. Lenses and eyeballs from all over captured the event.
LA Water and Power Commissioners will consider a settlement to end decades of argument over ecological damage at Mono Lake stemming from the city's water use.
Researchers at Caltech and NYU recently received a $2 million grant to develop biomemetic self-replicating materials. According to Caltech's Si-Ping Han, if 'self-replicating' sounds sci-fi, it is.
Some Southern Californians get close to the coast, closer than most, diving deep to places like Catalina and Palos Verdes. Spearfishing is a multigenerational sport.
Regional water regulators say Shell must rewrite part of a plan to clean up toxic chemicals found at the site of a former tank farm in Carson.
A list of seismically vulnerable buildings in L.A. will be available to city officials next month. It complies risky structures with a non-ductile concrete design.
The city of Manhattan Beach banned the sale and distribution of styrofoam containers Tuesday, including to-go cups and boxes.
Supporters of the Manzanar historic site are objecting to a proposal by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to put solar panels nearby.
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