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These Australia Fire Benefits Make it Easy to Support Relief Efforts

Support the continued work to combat devastating wildfires with these events and fundraisers

With No Cleanup Plan in Place, Santa Susana Field Lab Still Stokes Contamination Fears

The Woolsey Fire started near the site of a 1959 reactor meltdown that released more radiation than the three mile island incident. Now Malibu residents worry their homes were tainted by radioactive fallout from the blaze

New Attacks Ads Are the Latest Salvo in a Battle Between a Local Union and the Mayor

The union that reps most DWP workers is going after Eric Garcetti's plan to close a trio of power plants

As Wild-Caught Species Vanish, Are Lab-Grown Fish the Future?

Overharvesting and climate change are imperiling several species popular on dinner plates—but big-money biotech startups are floating a solution
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Stunning Images Show the Easy Fire Creep Perilously Close to the Reagan Library

Firefighters (and goats) have kept the flames at bay
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The Faults Involved in July’s Earthquakes May Be Capable of a Bigger One

The Garlock Fault in the Mojave desert was quiet for 500 years–but it's not looking so quiet any more
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Los Angeles Is Looking Into Paving Its Roads with Recycled Plastic

A pilot plastic street will be built downtown later this year
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Trump Is Trying to Undercut California’s Pollution Rules for Dubious Reasons

The move sets the table for a heated legal battle about climate change–and states' rights
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These L.A.-Area Communities Have a Higher Fire Risk than Paradise, California

A new report shows that the NorCal city is no anomaly
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If the U.S. Followed California’s Lead, Greenhouse Emissions Would Be Way Lower

California’s environmental protections are working, but the Trump administration wants to take away the state’s ability to self-regulate