A technology initially promoted to help cigarette smokers has transformed marijuana use, too. Now, with cases of severe lung illness rising, health investigators are warning people to stop vaping cannabis.
The remnants of shoes and a belt found with the bones may offer investigators useful clues.
The head of California’s biggest utility, under fire over the company’s handling of a pre-emptive power shut-off, will face questioning from state regulators.
The hospital group in California was accused of using its market dominance to demand higher prices for health care.
Staff members in the regional office said they had no advance knowledge of a wide-ranging agency complaint against the state and described the process as highly unusual.
Leather and some animal skins still allowed, while circuses will be banned from using wild animals like tigers and bearsCalifornia will become the first US state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals...
One approach is a microgrid — creating a small power source that can keep the lights on in a small area when the main grid isn’t working.
As the utility turned off power to millions of Californians, its website went down and it struggled to communicate with local officials and inform residents.
Lawmakers seek to protect prisoners and detained immigrants but private prison company expects courts to strike down measureCalifornia’s governor, Gavin Newsom, signed into law on Friday a statewide ban on private prisons, in a move likely to set ...
The notorious Santa Ana winds — linked to the spread of many wildfires — bring a dangerous mix of witheringly low humidity levels and powerful gusts.
The California utility turned off power to hundreds of thousands of customers to reduce the risk of wildfires. Many could be without electricity for days.
Cal Fire said flames consumed about 60 acres in little more than two hours in the hills of a Bay Area community, Sanders RanchPolice have ordered evacuations as a fast-moving wildfire spreads in the hills of a San Francisco Bay Area community.Fire...
New research shows that hundreds of North American birds are at risk of major habitat disruption from climate change.
American medical providers that collectively spend $50 billion per year are channeling work to local businesses and residents.
Reorganization terms offered by bondholders and victims’ lawyers will compete with the utility’s own proposal, a move that could encourage a deal.
California’s initiative to allow college athletes to profit from their talent is a boon especially for women and competitors in sports without pro leagues.
The state is the first in the nation to allow pharmacists to dispense PrEP and PEP, drugs that can prevent new H.I.V. infections, over the counter.
Investigators have confirmed 50 of the homicides to which Samuel Little has confessedThe FBI is asking for the public’s help in identifying dozens of victims of the man who has confessed to strangling 93 people, claims the agency says are credible...
Pacific Gas & Electric plans to cut power to 34 northern and central counties in state’s biggest-ever preventive outageA California utility has announced it will shut off power to more than 800,000 customers in an effort to prevent new wildfires, ...
As the utility defends its bankruptcy plan against a challenge from bondholders and wildfire victims, its liabilities are still being calculated.
Lawyers say the utility’s bankruptcy process is pre-empting the claims of tens of thousands who suffered losses in fires linked to its equipment.
Star steps down as general director and withdraws from future performances, marking end to US careerThe opera star Plácido Domingo has resigned as general director of Los Angeles Opera – a company he helped found – amid allegations of sexual haras...
The actor had secured a firm spot in American history until a controversial interview surfaced revealing his troubling viewsJohn Wayne is Americana personified. His name conjures up images of sunsets, cowboy hats and Marlboro Reds. But the legacy ...
Gov. Gavin Newsom said he backed a bill to allow college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsements. The measure, the first of its kind, threatens the business model of college sports.
California is challenging the N.C.A.A.’s business model built on amateur athletes. Here’s what that means.