California educators unveiled a new curriculum that focuses on more than test scores and grades, and pushes students to get involved in their communities after high school.
Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain – one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.
Nearly a year since a historic wildfire charred a huge swath of California’s High Sierra, debate rages over what to do with millions of dead trees left in its wake: truck them to lumber mills or let nature to take its course?
A pair of wildfires burning without restraint about 8 miles apart in northeast California became the focus of state and federal firefighters Sunday as authorities reported that one of the blazes had destroyed eight homes and prompted the precautionary evacuation of a small long-term care hospital.
Thousands of federal, state and local firefighters on Saturday were feverishly attacking at least six major wildfires in central and far northern California that prompted evacuations, while blazes in the Pacific Northwest destroyed a handful of homes.
A state appellate court ruling is giving new life to Gov. Jerry Brown’s $68 billion high-speed rail project.
You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.
A union says California prison employees were pressured into falsifying suicide watch records at the state’s Stockton medical facility, endangering inmates and violating court-mandated standards.
Starting on Friday, watering your lawn more than three times a week, washing sidewalks or driveways, or using a hose without an automatic shutoff device could mean up to $100 in fines in Galt.
It’s a fair to remember. Nearby fires and record-high temperatures couldn’t keep California State Fairgoers away as the annual event reached attendance not seen in the last six years.
Despite widespread drought in the West, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer.
New oil drilling known as fracking is being done at a much lower cost in places like Canada, Montana and North Dakota, and officials say transporting that oil by rail is the fastest and cheapest way to move it.