6 districts apply for NCLB waiver extension
Six of California's largest urban school districts have applied for a waiver freeing them from requirements of the nation's No Child Left…
Gov. Brown orders mandatory water restrictions
California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered officials Wednesday to impose statewide mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history as…
Joshua Tree area closed while raptors nest
A rock climbing area at Joshua Tree National Park has been temporarily closed because two nesting raptors have made it their home.
Pharmacists' group: Don't provide execution drug
A national pharmacists' group has adopted a policy discouraging its members from providing death-penalty drugs.