| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:44 AM
At last, Southern Californians will get a break from the heat, the National Weather Service says.
Two weather patterns moving over the area are expected to bring thick fog, low clouds and maybe even drizzle to the Los Angeles coastline and valleys by...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A UC San Diego chemistry center has won $20 million from the National Science Foundation to continue pioneering research on the effects of tiny atmospheric particles on climate.
The award, announced Monday, follows a much smaller NSF grant that helped...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Southern California will finally get a respite from the searing summer heat over the next few days, but it will be short-lived, according to the National Weather Service.
Temperatures are expected to be normal to slightly below normal in coastal areas...
| Jul 30, 2013
John Wesley Powell, whose legendary descent of the Colorado River in 1869 brought the one-armed explorer fame and celebrity, worried about America's westward migration. The defining characteristic of Western lands was their aridity, he wrote, and...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Southern California residents looking from a break from the sweltering summer heat don't have to wait much longer as temperatures are expected to cool down over the next few days, according to the National Weather Service.
A cooling trend is expected to...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Sweltering temperatures are expected to persist throughout much of Southern California on Saturday, but weather forecasters predicted a cooling trend would begin Sunday.
"The good news is that the heat wave, if you want to call it that, is breaking,"...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Once every 30 years or so, a massive storm rages on Saturn, mixing up the atmosphere and revealing some of the ringed planet's hidden secrets.
The most recent Saturn mega-storm arrived about 10 years ahead of schedule and lasted from December 2010...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:40 PM
WASHINGTON — After leading the way out of the global recession, China and other big developing economies now are growing slower, a significant shift in momentum that augers weaker world growth and softer demand for U.S. exporters.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Triple-digit temperatures scorched inland areas across Southern California on Thursday as a heat wave continued to grip the region and was expected to last into the weekend.
The blistering heat was being caused by high pressure that the National Weather...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Cooler temperatures on Monday and Tuesday will begin rising slightly Wednesday, bringing weather conditions to the Los Angeles area that are more typical of mid-August.
Daytime temperatures in the valleys, currently in the mid- to high-80s, are expected...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Broiling conditions continued Thursday across Southern California, with triple-digit temperatures forecast from the San Fernando Valley to Orange County and the Inland Empire.
The National Weather Service said muggy, hot conditions about 10 degrees...