In a step it hasn't taken since the 1970s, the state water board tells key rights holders, including municipalities and water districts, to draw less H2O.
The newest "Jurassic Park" movie has has genetically modified monsters, hot dino-wranglers, and a brain the size of a walnut.
Like many certification systems, the Whole Foods ratings have some downsides, and some farmers say the system is costly and flawed.
A patch of Indonesian rainforest was cut down for palm-oil production. The company involved just announced a moratorium on all forest clearance.
San Francisco voters turned down a tax, but its legislators have now required prominent warnings on all sugary-beverage marketing.
Chipotle got flak for its "No GMOs" announcement. But its new benefits policy is the kind of change that really can make a difference.
Now that the experiment with taxing sugary drinks is underway, we look at which arguments by backers and opponents have come true -- and which were hot air.
U.S. farms see boom in the green stuff, but they're selling more of it abroad, as domestic consumption of veggies and beans fails to keep pace.
Real solutions to California's water woes will depend on politics and market regulation, not facile assaults on thirsty crops and struggling farmers.