How Will California's Proposed Limits On Community Drilling Work?An ambitious plan by California regulators to block new oil and gas wells within 3,200 feet (975 meters) of schools and homes is drawing protests from the oil industry and plaudits from environmentalists, who still want the state to go further.
Texas And Florida Beat California In Job Gains As Hiring Slowed In SeptemberNine of California's 11 industry sectors gained jobs in September, led by leisure and hospitality based on what state officials said was strength in performing arts and spectator sports.
Sandbag Locations; Sierra Region Flood InformationWith the intense rainfall and flood warnings, CBS13 has put together a list of locations and information about where to find sandbags—and how to use them.
Will Rain Be Enough To End Drought In Western United States?Californians rejoiced this week when big drops of water started falling from the sky for the first time in any measurable way since the spring, an annual soaking that heralds the start of the rainy season following some of the hottest and driest months on record.
Sheriff: Family Killed On Hike In Sierra National Forest Died Of Heat-Related IssuesA young Northern California family who was found dead after going on a hike in Sierra National Forest were killed by hyperthermia and possible dehydration after walking for hours in triple-digit heat.
'Not A Short-Term Feature': Scientists Warn California Needs Much More Rain To End DroughtEven if California were to have above-average rain and snow this winter, warming temperatures mean it still likely won't be enough to make up for all the water California lost.
California Proposes New Oil Drilling Ban Near NeighborhoodsCalifornia's oil and gas regulator on Thursday proposed that the state ban new oil drilling within 3,200 feet of schools, homes and hospitals to protect public health in what would be the nation's largest buffer zone between oil wells and communities.
New Executive Order From Gov. Newsom Aims To Alleviate Congestion At California's PortsGov. Gavin Newsom has issued an executive order that aims to address the shortage of truck drivers and container storage needed to move critical cargo out of California’s backed-up ports. 
As Wet Weather Finally Rolls In, California Issues Statewide Drought Emergency ProclamationAfter California saw its driest year on record in nearly 100 years, the entire state is now under a drought emergency, officials said Tuesday.
State-Run Pesticide Program Partly Violates California Law, Court RulesThe court found the program fails to conduct site-specific environmental reviews and notify the public before sprays.
Leatherback Sea Turtles Are Dying, California Puts New Protections In PlaceOver the past three decades, the population of leatherback sea turtles in California has declined each year from 178 to just 50 each, according to the Center for Biological Diversity.