Aftershocks Expected For Days After Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Along California-Nevada BorderA magnitude 6 earthquake jolted both sides of the California-Nevada border, tossed boulders onto a major roadway and was felt as far off as Las Vegas and even San Francisco, with days of aftershocks predicted, authorities said.
Gov. Newsom Asks Californians To Voluntarily Cut Water Use By 15%Gov. Gavin Newsom is asking Californians to voluntarily cut how much water they use by 15% as Western states weather a drought that is rapidly emptying reservoirs relied on for agriculture, drinking water and fish habitat.
High Heat Returning To Northern California As Wildfires ContinueFirefighters battled several wildfires in Northern California on Thursday as forecasts called for a new round of dangerously hot and dry weather throughout much of the state.
California Among 36 States Targeting Google's App Store In Antitrust SuitDozens of states, including California, are taking aim at Google in an escalating legal offensive on Big Tech.
California Shifts Police Shooting Probes To Attorney GeneralCalifornia Attorney General Rob Bonta announced new protocols Wednesday to provide more transparency around one of the most emotional and disturbing areas of policing: the fatal shooting of an unarmed civilian.
Mask Mandate Reinstated At California Capitol After Positive COVID TestsA mask mandate has returned to the California State Capitol after at least nine workers tested positive for COVID last week, including four who are fully vaccinated.
California Identifies New, Rare Gray Wolf Pack In Plumas CountyA new pack of gray wolves has been identified in Northern California, becoming the third pack to establish itself in the state in the last century, state wildlife officials and conservationists said.
Pace Of California Wildfires Well Ahead Of Disastrous 2020The number of wildfires and amount of land burned in parched California so far this year greatly exceed totals for the same period in disastrous 2020.
Mandatory Evacuations Ordered For Residents Near Beckwourth Complex Fire In Plumas CountyMandatory evacuations are underway in part of Plumas County due to the Beckwourth Complex Fire.
California Delays Considering Supervised Sites For Drug UseCalifornia lawmakers will wait until next year to continue considering a bill that would give opioid users a place to inject drugs in supervised settings, the bill's author said Tuesday.
Oppressive Heat Continues Across The West This Week With No End In SightUnrelenting heat in the West will persist through mid-week, and there is no end in sight as another heat wave escalates into the weekend.
Missing Mariposa County Teen Found AliveA Mariposa County teen who was reported missing last week has been located, say authorities.
Unvaccinated People Are 'Variant Factories,' Infectious Diseases Expert SaysUnvaccinated people do more than merely risk their own health. They're also a risk to everyone if they become infected with coronavirus, infectious disease specialists say.
Water Is Disappearing In The West -- And Not Just During The SummerSkiers and snowboarders pray for snow so they can shred the slopes. Climatologists and hydrologists have an entirely different and more critical reason to cross their fingers for the "white gold."
Containment Of California Wildfires Grows But Wind A Concern This Week Containment of three big wildfires in Northern California has increased but potential for a new round of winds this week was a concern, authorities said Monday.