Fish & Wildlife | local | Environment | NewsOPB/EarthFix | April 11, 2017 11:30 a.m. | Portland
Fishery managers voted Tuesday to close ocean salmon seasons along about 200 miles of the coastline from southern Oregon to northern California.
The largest land bird in North America is still critically endangered. A new plan could see the reintroduction of the condor in the Northwest.
At least nine people died in a blaze that broke out during a party in a converted warehouse late Friday night in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to fire officials.
For a generation, the West Coast has been the nation’s epicenter of progressive politics. But progressive leaders are concerned Trump's administration could pop the long-standing liberal bubble.
Some investors see legalized cannabis as a hot market in the future — comparing it to alcohol's boom following Prohibition.
Two Catholic hospital chains are merging to create the nation's third-largest nonprofit health system, with more than 100,000 employees in seven states.
California has started looking at the environmental effects of dams on the Klamath River. It’s the first official move since the Klamath Basin Water Agreements fell apart at the end of the year.
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Michelle Dennehy said the 2 1/2-year-old male wolf known as OR-25 entered California on Dec. 17 and returned north earlier this month after spending a few weeks there.
Los Angeles Unified School District police Chief Steven Zipperman says an "electronic" threat led to the decision to close all schools in the nation's second largest school district Tuesday morning.
Out-of-state migrants are helping to prop up Oregon's "Timber Belt."
Jerry Brown has a big decision in front of him – the former Jesuit seminary student and current four-term governor of California will decide whether the right to die will be allowed in his state.
local | Environment | NewsAP | June 16, 2015 11:37 a.m. | Seattle
Federal biologists are studying an extensive toxic algae bloom that has prompted the closures of crab and other shellfish harvests in Washington, Oregon and California.
As housing prices continue to creep up in the Golden State, Silicon Valley residents are starting to look north for homes in their price range.
Water | local | Environment | News | OPB News BlogOPB | April 20, 2015 9:24 a.m. | Portland
While Californians are cutting back on water and experimenting with long-term solutions to deal with drought, William Shatner said the answer is as simple as starting a Kickstarter page.
Food | News | local | OPB News BlogOPB | March 31, 2015 10:45 a.m. | Portland
Just a few months from In-N-Out Burger's Beaver State debut, Oregonians wanted to know: Is there any chance the popular burgers and fries will come any further north?