RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada Supreme Court ruling on Thursday has set new precedent for how the state can manage groundwater in areas with severe drought.
In a 4-3 ruling issued Thursday to settle a water dispute in Diamond Valley, a rural Eureka County farm area, the court said groundwater management plans established in areas that are losing groundwater supply quickly can deviate from the longstanding senior water rights doctrine.
RIO DELL, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of a small Northern California city voted to destroy about 200 guns that have accumulated in a police evidence locker rather than sell any of them at auction.
The Rio Dell City Council approved destruction of the firearms in a 3-2 vote on Tuesday, the Eureka Times-Standard reported.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — California parks authorities voted Thursday to rename a popular park in Northern California to include its traditional Yurok name after a request from the state’s largest tribe.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Lingering showers were ending Tuesday behind a weather front that brought welcome rain in large and small amounts to parts of drought-stricken Northern California.
The North Coast benefited most from Monday’s precipitation, with one location in Del Norte County reporting 2.7 inches (6.8 centimeters), the National Weather Service reported.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawmakers are considering whether to put a statue on state Capitol grounds of Ronald Reagan, the Illinois native who served as the country's 40th president.
Members of the House Statue and Monument Review Task Force met Wednesday to discuss Reagan's legacy and whether to memorialize him at the statehouse in Springfield, where there are statues of two of the four U.S.
PETROLIA, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck off the Northern California coast late Saturday.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake just before midnight was about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) west of Petrolia in Humboldt County and 56 kilometers (35 miles) southwest of Eureka.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A man who died in a gun battle with officers after he shot a state transportation worker on a remote Nevada highway last week has been identified as a 34-year-old from Northern California who may have ties to a homicide there, authorities say.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Two Northern California police officers are on paid leave after a news outlet reported that they are accused of sending degrading and violent text messages about women, people with mental illness and the homeless...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on another winter storm bound for the Sierra and central Nevada (all times local):
The National Weather Service has expanded a winter weather advisory to include a large swath of central and eastern Nevada along the U.S.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake has rattled a rural area of far Northern California...