California Asks US To End Plan To Drop Rat Poison On IslandsFederal wildlife officials were urged Wednesday to withdraw a proposal to drop 1.5 tons of rat poison on remote islands off the coast of California to kill a mice infestation until it addresses questions on the impact to wildlife.
Mysterious Surge In Dead Gray Whales Washing Up On West Coast Concerns ScientistsOcean scientists are concerned about dead gray whales that have washed up on the US West Coast this year at the highest rate in almost two decades.
California Has Ample Weapons To Fight Trump On DrillingThe Interior Department said Thursday it plans to open most federal waters off the United States to oil leases.
Trump Moves To Vastly Expand Offshore Drilling, Including Off California CoastThe plan would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in decades.
Shark Attack Closes Three Southern California BeachesThree beaches along coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base are closed after a 28-year-old surfer survived an attack by a shark.
UPDATE: Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty In California Hazardous Waste CaseWal-Mart Stores Inc. has pleaded guilty to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.
Endangered Sea Turtles Spotted Off San Francisco CoastThe endangered leatherback sea turtle has made its way to the California coast with sightings in the past few days near the San Francisco and Monterey bays, a marine biologist at a nonprofit sea turtle restoration group said.
High Surf Continues To Pound California CoastHigh surf will continue to pound California beaches into the Labor Day weekend, forecasters warned Friday, and crowds celebrating the last summer holiday were urged to watch out for dangerous rip currents.