DON'T FORGET: Measurable rain means no watering for two days. Adjust your sprinklers accordingly.


Fossil evidence shows the Antarctic coastline averaged 57 degrees some 40-50 million years ago. (Getty Images)

Study: Antarctica Was Once As Warm As California

Fossil evidence shows the Antarctic coastline averaged 57 degrees some 40-50 million years ago.


File photo of a water faucet. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Earth Forced To Operate On Ecological Deficit For Rest Of 2013

An environmentally focused think tank has announced that the Earth will be living in what they referred to as an ecological deficit for the remainder of the year.



2013 Spring Fashion Tips From A Sacramento Fashionista

Unexpected embellishments can make your personal style pop this spring.


Planet Venus, pictured as a black dot (a

Venus Viewing Parties Celebrate Rare Celestial Sighting

It was a celestial sight to see from Houston to Hawaii, and right here in Northern California. Thousands viewed the planet Venus on Tuesday as it passed between the sun and Earth.


This radar image of asteroid 2005 YU55 was obtained on Nov. 7, 2011, at 11:45 a.m. PST (2:45 p.m. EST/1945 UTC), when the space rock was at 3.6 lunar distances, which is about 860,000 miles, or 1.38 million kilometers, from Earth.  (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Big Asteroid To Make Close But Harmless Zip By Earth

Scientists have been tracking an asteroid the size of an aircraft carrier that’s set to make a close but harmless swing by Earth.


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Mystery Light Spotted In Southwest Sky

A brilliant bright light seen streaking over the Southwestern sky Wednesday night was most likely a fireball — a fragment of an asteroid that entered Earth’s atmosphere, a NASA scientist said.


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New Theory Says Earth Had Two Moons

Earth once had two moons, until one of them made the fatal mistake of smacking into its big sister in what is being called the “big splat,” some astronomers theorize.