Nearly a dozen construction workers were sprayed with pesticide from a helicopter in Sutter County, sending some of them to the hospital with chemical pneumonia.
The puppy had its head stuck through the hub of an automobile wheel when its owner brought it to a Kern County fire station on Friday.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has pleaded guilty to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.
California environmentalists say a proposal by state pesticide regulators to allow spraying of a controversial pesticide on rice fields in the Sacramento Valley could harm aquatic organisms and honeybees.
Two San Joaquin Valley pesticide dealers must pay $105,000 in fines after selling a pesticide to peach growers that wasn’t authorized for the fruit.
A controversial strawberry pesticide is being pulled from the U.S. market by its Tokyo manufacturer.