California Gov. Gavin Newsom has expanded a drought emergency declaration to a large swath of the nation's most populated state amid "acute water supply shortages" in northern and central areas.
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
The Crimson Solar Project includes a 350-megawatt energy storage system and could supply enough power for 87,500 homes. The approval comes amid President Joe Biden's plans to fight climate change.
By Associated Press
Lifeguards, the U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies responded around 10:30 a.m. following reports of an overturned vessel in the waves near the rugged peninsula of Point Loma, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Photo by REUTERS/Mike Blake.
By Associated Press
A massive underwater toxic waste site has long been suspected off the Southern California shore, since industrial companies used the ocean as a dumping ground until 1972. Now marine scientists have identified over 25,000 barrels they believe contain the toxic…
By Stephanie Sy, Courtney Norris, Claire Mufson
In our news wrap Friday, the CDC has lifted a pause on Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. Officials in India, meanwhile, reported nearly 333,000 new cases today, and more than 2,200 deaths. President Joe Biden's global climate summit ended today,…
By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
Republican Caitlyn Jenner said Friday she will run for governor of California, injecting a jolt of celebrity into an emerging campaign that threatens to oust Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office.
By Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
The California Department of Education says public school enrollment dropped by more than 160,000 this academic year. That's by far the biggest decline in the state in years and the clearest picture yet of the pandemic's devastating toll on public…
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
The change announced late Thursday ensures the lowest-income households can access up to $95 in additional monthly emergency food assistance benefits approved by Congress last year. Previously, people already receiving the maximum benefit amount pre-coronavirus weren't eligible for more.
In our news wrap Thursday, police in Southern California identified the man who allegedly shot and killed four people, including a 9-year-old boy, on Wednesday. The White House said a problem with Johnson and Johnson's supply of COVID-19 vaccines will…
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