A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission improperly dismissed the claim by California officials.
Scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S.
California’s state government reported meeting its own overall water conservation goal for 2014, though data released Wednesday showed half the agencies fell short of the 20 percent target while the drought worsened.
A bill proposed by a Redondo Beach lawmaker that would limit the number of schoolchildren who are exempt from being vaccinated advanced Tuesday in a Sacramento committee vote.
Some landlords in Los Angeles are proposing a new way to conserve water: have tenants in rent-controlled buildings pay their own water bill.
A new audit says county jails increased the number of inmates they released by 37 percent statewide during the first three years after California began sending lower-level offenders to local lockups instead of state prisons.
One of the Southland’s major thoroughfares from the beach to the Westside will be closed for more than a year starting next week.
Officials in Compton and other lower-income cities are warning that residents may be unable to bear any additional financial burden imposed by mandatory water restrictions.
Southland lawmakers are criticizing a vote by the California State Senate to replace a statue in the U.S. Capitol of one of the state’s key historical figures with one of astronaut Sally Ride.
A new poll has found an overwhelming majority of California voters believe race relations in the state are better than elsewhere in America even as they acknowledge persistent tensions.
A San Fernando Valley lawmaker wants to keep millions of drivers in Southern California who have had their licenses suspended for not paying traffic tickets behind the wheel.
Representatives with Consumer Watchdog say California drivers spent $1 billion more on gasoline in March than the rest of the nation.
As the state, ever drought-weary, continues to crack down on water-abusing communities, a neighborhood in Orange County has been exposed as having used more water per person and per home than any other community in either Los Angeles or Orange counties.
A bill requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated will receive its first public hearing Wednesday after similar efforts to limit exemptions in Washington and Oregon failed to advance.
California received nearly a half-million applications for driver’s licenses from immigrants in the country illegally in the three months since a new law took effect.