Who'll stop the rain? California's got nowhere to put it

After several weeks of rain, Southern California remains under advisories for flooding, high winds, and high surf. Early this week, 90% of California was under a flood watch. L.A. County — which has received 2 to 6 inches of rain along the coast and in coastal valleys and about 8...

By J.D. Warren | | Science / Technology

Landscaping for drought: we’re doing it wrong

Many Southern Californians plant trees prized for drought tolerance, but a new UC Riverside-led study shows that these trees lose this tolerance once they’re watered.

By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology