The Sierra snowpack has reached nearly 250 percent of the average for this time of year.
"It's a huge problem," hydrogeologist Rich Pauloo told Newsweek, "we'll run out of groundwater in 100-400 years at business as usual rate."
Certain parts of the state will be at increased risk due to the lingering effects of the previous major storm over New Year's weekend.
No one knows how or when the wrecked World War II military vessel—dubbed the "ghost boat"—ended up in Lake Shasta.
Lake Oroville, one of the largest reservoirs in California, is at 55 percent of its water capacity due to severe droughts.
"It's the No. 1 fire in the country right now. There's dozens of crews and dozers and engines and others that are on their way right now," a fire official said.
The settlement funds will go to 10 government agencies in the Sonoma, Shasta and Tehama counties, where the Kincade and Zogg Fires caused by the utility company wreaked havoc.
Airbnb was offering Northern Californians emergency housing as part of its Open Homes scheme but is now urging more hosts to sign up to help meet demand.
Vacaville faces very unhealthy levels of air pollution as wildfires burn across the region, producing heavy smoke.
The LNU, SCU, CZU August Lightning Complexes are made up of several fires burning thousands of acres.
Californians are encouraged to be prepared to leave their homes quickly, especially if there is a wildfire in their area.
The California energy company announced potential power outages across Northern California after filing for bankruptcy in January 2019 for damages related to wildfires in 2017 and 2018.
Mega-fires have become the "new norm" in some states.
The heatwave hitting the state is the biggest concern for emergency services now.
The wildfire that began over the weekend has continued to burn in Northern California.
Many areas in the north of the state received several inches of rain.
Camp Fire latest: More than 10,300 residences and 410 businesses have been destroyed. Thousands of firefighters have been deployed to the scene, where 14,500 structures are still at risk.
"I mean, as big as they look on the tube, you don't see what's going on until you come here," President Donald Trump said during his visit to California.
"She did everything she knew to stay alive. She stayed in her car and was waiting for people to come find her."
Data shows a boom in one-way U-Haul truck rentals.
By price or by government diktat?
Four disparate views on the state's inherent clash between its growing population and its natural resources from Hoover Institution fellows.
Cedar shake and shingle roofs are like having a pile of firewood on top of your house.
Silicon Valley billionaire investor Tim Draper is funding a movement to do just that.
Authorities said they averted the immediate danger of a catastrophic failure - one capable of unleashing a wall of water three stories tall on towns below.
The appearance of a dead whale in the Bay Area city is the latest development in an ongoing trend.