Topic: Northern California
The GOP-led House, determined to trim spending and emboldened by NPR's recent black eyes, voted Thursday to end NPR's federal funding. Under the bill, no public radio stations could use taxpayer dollars to buy NPR programs.
03/17/2011 08:54 pm
The Dow average rose 59 points on Friday, but was down 1 percent for the week.
03/11/2011 06:01 pm
In Pictures Japan's 9.0 earthquake
If Congress pares back funding for NPR, small stations will be hit the hardest, so many are already looking for ways to survive if the worst happens.
03/10/2011 07:02 pm
Steve Jobs was one of 12 tech-industry leaders to talk with Obama about spurring US innovation. Steve Jobs has been the focus of rumors of ill-health.
02/18/2011 08:16 am
Laurie Marker cuts down thorn bushes and gets farmers to change from herding dogs to guard dogs to protect cheetahs.
02/14/2011 08:26 am
Putting the cold winter in Iowa behind on a visit to a warm and lovely California botanical garden.
01/28/2011 04:45 pm
For years researchers have watched plants and animals migrate to cooler quarters in response to global warming. But a new study suggests some plants are moving downhill, drawn by increased precipitation.
01/21/2011 08:47 pm
A whopping 100-ounce gold nugget found in California last spring will go to auction March 15. The mega-find and high gold prices have triggered a new gold rush in them thar hills.
01/10/2011 06:43 pm
Authorities say they believe Jared Lee Loughner, the primary suspect in Saturday's shooting in Tucson, Ariz., targeted Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) of Arizona but have not identified a motive, characterizing him as mentally unstable. The shooting followed a year in which several members of Congress have been threatened.
01/10/2011 03:10 pm