Ancient pollen spores that were floating in the air when mammoths roamed Southern California are providing new insights into historic droughts in the region, including how a series of mega-droughts between about 27,500 and ...
Seismologists have downgraded the magnitude of a light earthquake that jolted the Big Bear Lake area of the San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California.
Facebook, pressed for years by users to add a "dislike" button, says it is working on the feature and will be testing it soon.
U.S. farmers are growing fewer types of crops than they were 34 years ago, which could have implications for how farms fare as changes to the climate evolve, according to a large-scale study by Kansas State University, North ...
In the midst of California's ongoing drought, researchers at the University of California Advanced Solar Technologies Institute (UC Solar) at UC Merced are turning to an unlikely ally to help solve the problem of water availability ...
The latest observations are clear: A monster El Niño is currently brewing in the Pacific Ocean.
Matt Damon got to relive his childhood fantasies of being an astronaut in Ridley Scott's 3D space epic "The Martian," where he portrays a character left for dead on the Red Planet.
Google may expand its ultra-fast Internet service into southern California and Kentucky for the first time.
Whale watch boats and the Coast Guard are resuming their search off Southern California for a blue whale entangled in hundreds of feet of fishing line.
Spatially corrected sea-level records for Pacific coast of North America indicate that uplift rates are overestimated
For millions of years, the Pacific and North American plates have been sliding past—and crashing into—one another. This ongoing conflict creates uplift, the geological phenomenon that formed mountains along the west coast.