Aug 16, 2013 The Bureau of Reclamation declares the first water shortage for the Colorado River basin, which provides water for tens of millions of people and large agricultural regions.
Aug 8, 2013 Richmond, Calif., is trying to help distressed homeowners by reducing the principal on their mortgages using eminent domain.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 2, 2013 Four of the world's biggest oil companies -- Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron and BP -- reported smaller quarterly earnings compared to a year ago.
Jul 11, 2013 Many housing developments were mothballed when the housing bubble burst several years ago. In states like California, they're being reanimated as demand for new houses increases.
Jul 9, 2013 The wholesale price of oil fell this morning, but it's still hovering above $100 a barrel.
Jul 5, 2013 To speed things up, officials offered contractors a $20 million incentive if they finished on time.
Jul 8, 2013 The strike has laid bare a tricky cultural divide in the Bay Area, between traffic-weary tech workers who drive the local economy, and blue collar transit workers who feel left behind.
Jul 2, 2013 Solar facilities like Ivanpah could be the future -- or, they could be a footnote in the history of clean energy.
Jun 27, 2013 The high-profile immigration bill includes new spending for more fencing and enforcement along the Mexican border.