Photo of people fishing at the Sacramento River

California Rules Anger Water Agencies, Environmental Groups

SACRAMENTO — California regulators on Tuesday set new rules about how much water can be taken from the state's largest rivers, angering water agencies for restricting how much they can take and environmental groups for not making those limits low enough to pro...
Photo of Panorama Vista Preserve, Bakersfield

From Bakersfield, You Can See Forever

From Yosemite Valley to the Golden Gate, California boasts extraordinary vistas. But if you’re looking for the most thought-provoking view in the state, skip the beaches and mountains, and head for Bakersfield’...
Dry grass in California foothills.

California Braces for Wildfire Season After Dry Winter

SAN FRANCISCO — A winter with little precipitation has left most of California abnormally dry and officials are bracing for the possibility of an early and more intense wildfire season amid record-breaking temperatures. “There is a lot of variability in the...