(FRESNO, Calif.) -- Authorities in California's Central Valley are asking residents to bee alert for stolen hives, which are a prime target this time of year, after nearly 100 were recently stolen from an open field.Ninety-six beehives valued at nearly $34,000 were stolen late last... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- A second atmospheric river storm within one week is drenching California with heavy rain and life-threatening flooding and mudslides.Downtown Los Angeles recorded 7.03 inches of rain on Sunday and Monday, marking the wettest two days in the city since 1956.Los Angeles... Read More.
California's mountain lion population is lower than previously believed, indicating potential threats. A recent comprehensive count, the first in decades, estimates 3,200 to 4,500 lions statewide, significantly less than the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's earlier estimate of over 6,000.According to the... Read More.
With more wolves entering the California ecology, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is running out of funds to compensate livestock producers for their losses.The pilot program launched in 2021 as state legislature approved $3 million in funding to the CDFW to... Read More.
It is a “vastly different” first look at California’s snowpack. Scientists at the Sierra Central Snow Lab in Soda Springs say it’s “too early to determine” what kind of water year 2024 will be.Yesterday, the Berkeley Snow Lab conducted its... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- California passed a new law that will mandate K-12 students to learn media literacy as part of their modules plan.The bill is designed to help students develop skills in identifying false information online amid a worrying rise in distrust in the... Read More.
The California Farm Bureau Federation has shared that California's Insurance Commissioner, Ricardo Lara, at a Thursday press conference, unveiled a plan aimed at addressing the departure of property insurance companies from the state and improving insurance... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- California's controversial new CARE Court program, meant to address serious mental illness and the state's homelessness crisis, will go into effect next week.Under CARE -- which stands for Community Assistance, Recovery and Empowerment -- the court, family and others can file... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 19-year-old man has been rescued dangling approximately 700 feet above a river in California after getting stuck there while his friend filmed the whole ordeal.The incident occurred on Monday just before 6:30 p.m. when authorities from the Placer County Sheriff’s... Read More.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is collaborating with various partners, including the Oiled Wildlife Care Network (OWCN), to provide emergency veterinary care for affected birds. Avian botulism, caused by naturally occurring toxin-producing bacteria in bodies of water, poses a threat to... Read More.