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.
| Photo: Don McCullough/Flickr/Creative Commons License A program designed to control the population of wild pigs causing environmental damage by scrounging for food in San Diego's backcountry was unanimously approved this week by the county Board of Supervisors. According...
The California Energy Commission will be plowing millions of dollars into building almost 500 more electric car charging stations throughout the state, along with an assortment of other alternative energy programs.
Whether they're native to California or some other place, animals deserve to be treated with compassion and respect. Sadly, that doesn't always happen. And that's why animal sanctuaries exist: to give animals who are neglected or mistreated a chance to live out their lives in comfort, with adequate food, protection, and veterinary care.
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