Photo of California's highest peak, Mt. Whitney, in 2017

San Diego & New Jersey Men Die in Icy Sequoia National Park

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK — Authorities say a hiker and a climber have fallen to their deaths on icy routes in California's Sequoia National Park. The park says 29-year-old Anton Dokov of San Diego was killed on Sunday when he slipped on the Watchtower section ...

High-Speed Rail Deniers Have It All Wrong

If California’s train deniers are right—that no one ever rides trains here, that Californians prefer to drive or fly, and that high-speed rail is a boondoggle that won’t attract riders — then how do you explain...

Fresno Keeps Close Eye on California’s Hepatitis Emergency

A deadly outbreak of hepatitis A in California has prompted Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency to better respond to the disease. So far, the outbreak has killed 19 people in San Diego and sickened close to 600 across the state. The governor’s ...