Sep 11, 2013 Golden State legislators are voting on whether to weaken a key law protecting the environment. Many say the law has been abused.
Aug 27, 2013 Wildfires are burning across the West and are expected to get worse as global temperatures rise. One problem: people living in high-risk fire zones.
Aug 8, 2013 Richmond, Calif., is trying to help distressed homeowners by reducing the principal on their mortgages using eminent domain.
Jul 24, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration says products marketed as natural or homeopathic treatments for diabetes can be dangerous.
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 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.
Jun 5, 2013 The FDA is expected to take another look at controversial diabetes drug Avandia after researchers at Duke have concluded the drug doesn't increase the risk of cardiovascular death as previously reported.