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Sep 13, 2012 at 12:36 PM
It was 90 years ago Thursday that a station in the middle of the Libyan Desert recorded an amazing 58 degree Celsius temperature, which is 136.4 degrees Fahrenheit. That temperature has long stood as the all-time world record for hottest temperature...
Jul 31, 2012 at 2:23 PM
BAKER, Calif. (AP) — All landline phone service, including access to 911 emergency lines, has been restored to the Mojave Desert town of Baker.
Jul 28, 2012 at 11:19 AM
The Google Street View service this month has turned its 360-degree cameras on road trips through five national parks in California.
Mar 21, 2012 at 12:25 PM
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A sheriff's official in California says a missing 67-year-old bicyclist from San Francisco has been found dead at Death Valley National Park.
Jan 19, 2012 at 9:27 PM
The more I travel the more I realize that the most amazing and beautiful places are right here in California. The diversity of this great state are unmatched. Where else in the world can you drive a...
By Rengers
Channel: Outdoors
Aug 7, 2011 at 10:40 PM
Within sight of the Golden Gate Bridge lies another landmark cherished by a small but fervent group of travelers: a full-size replica of Yoda, George Lucas' master of the Force.
May 27, 2011 at 7:34 AM
For 60 years, Artie Hodapp's family agonized over a heart-rending mystery: Where had the young man, known for his rollicking sense of humor, come to rest after dying in the Korean War?
May 22, 2010 at 1:52 PM
GM's Volt could help usher in a new generation of electric cars, but there's more at stake here than a technological breakthrough: The fate of GM and its workers. The future of a beleaguered state. And, maybe, in some larger sense, the image of all U.S. autoworkers.
Mar 14, 2010 at 10:49 PM
The world record high temperature was recorded at El Azizia, Libya on September 13, 1922 when an official weather observation registered 136 degrees Fahrenheit. Not far behind is the highest reading in the US (and western hemisphere) of 134 degrees...
Mar 9, 2010 at 9:32 AM
A third small earthquake has hit California's eastern desert, but no injuries or damages have been reported.
Dec 8, 2009 at 5:35 PM
Sheriff's officials say they've found more bones in Death Valley that may be the remains of four German tourists who vanished 13 years ago.
Nov 13, 2009 at 1:36 PM
Authorities say remains found in Death Valley may be those of four German tourists, including two children, who vanished 13 years ago. The Inyo County Sheriff's Department says two people found skeletal remains on Thursday in a remote area of the...
Sep 25, 2009 at 4:57 PM
Susan Atkins, a member of the Charles Manson "family" who admitted ruthlessly stabbing pregnant actress Sharon Tate to death in the cult's 1969 murder spree, has died in prison less than a month after a parole board turned down a bid for...
Sep 25, 2009 at 11:42 AM
Susan Atkins, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson whose remorseless witness stand confession to killing pregnant actress Sharon Tate in 1969 shocked the world, has died. She was 61 and had been suffering from brain cancer.
Aug 24, 2009 at 1:16 PM
The California Highway Patrol says it will submit a report to prosecutors this week about a van rollover that killed two teenagers and injured five other French nationals in Death Valley National Park.