There are lots of other pursuits that use a lot more water, but few significant water uses are so ostentatious and arguably unnecessary as golf. So it's not surprising that golf links are taking some heat. Is that heat deserved? It depends where in the state you are.
Putting money into free solar for the state's poorest residents could give the state more solar for its buck than existing incentives aimed at more affluent people, says a study from Vanderbilt University.
A horned lizard whose decline has troubled conservationists for decades finally got a break today, when the California Fish and Game Commission agreed to consider adding it to the state's list of Endangered Species.
A major player in the Imperial County water world is saying the State of California isn't living up to its promise to restore the Salton Sea, and that there will be dire consequences for southern Californians unless the state steps up to the plate now.
A controversial proposed gas-fired power plant in San Diego County may become a topic of discussion by the California Supreme Court, as a local environmental group asks the court to reverse a decision allowing the plant to be built.
An insect found in Ramona has been positively identified as the red bug Scantius aegyptius, native to the Mediterranean, the San Diego County Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures said Wednesday.
Every once in a while a study reveals something new that makes perfect sense when you think about it. A recent example: a survey conducted by researchers for the San Diego-based Center for Sustainable Energy found that California homeowners who've shelled out for rooftop solar panels are far more likely to be interested in energy conservation.
The U.S. Forest Service has issued a tentative decision on its controversial plan to log tens of thousands of acres of forest burned in 2013's Rim Fire, and that decision will not please wildlife preservationists.
Quite a few mammals have gone invasive after being introduced to California, some of them destructively so. And when it comes to just plain old damage to the landscape, it's hard to top the destructive power of California's population of introduced wild pigs.
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