Western Monarchs Rebound But Still Below Historic PopulationThe number of Western monarch butterflies overwintering in California rebounded to more than 247,000 a year after fewer than 2,000 appeared, but the tally remained far below the millions that were seen in the 1980s, leaders of an annual count said Tuesday.
California Redwood Forest On Lost Coast Returned To Native Tribal GroupThe descendants of Native American tribes on the Northern California coast are reclaiming a bit of their heritage that includes ancient redwoods that have stood since their ancestors walked the land.
California Bill Would Eliminate 'Personal Belief' Exemption To School COVID VaccinationCalifornia legislation proposed Monday would eliminate a personal belief exemption in school-based COVID-19 vaccination requirements.
Colorado Fire Prompts Evacuations In Monterey County, 35% ContainedA wildfire that began Friday night has prompted evacuations in Monterey County.
With Roe In Doubt, States Act On Abortion Limits, ExpansionsIt didn't take long for abortion to re-emerge as a flashpoint in state legislatures.
South Korean National Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Attempting to Illegally Export to Asia Poached Wild Succulent PlantsA South Korean national was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for attempting to illegally export to Asia Dudleya succulent plants. Collectively, they were worth at least $150,000.
Fentanyl Related Overdoses And Deaths Are On The RiseOn Thursday, a 13-year-old Judkins Middle School student died of a suspected drug overdose in the Arroyo Grande neighborhood.
California’s Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.5 Percent In December 2021As of December 2021, the California unemployment rate has dropped a half percent from November of the same year. 
Comedian Louie Anderson Dies At 68 After Battle With CancerLouie Anderson, whose more than four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series “Baskets,” died Friday. He was 68.
Preteens May Be Vaccinated Without Parents Under California BillCalifornia would allow children age 12 and up to be vaccinated without their parents' consent, the youngest age of any state, under a proposal late Thursday by a state senator.
Experts Weigh In On Biden Administration's $50B Wildfire Crisis PlanA $50 billion plan to more than double the use of controlled fires and mechanical thinning to reduce trees and other vegetation that may cause fire was announced this week by the Biden Administration, but the breakdown of how it will be funded over 10 years has some experts left with more questions than answers.