The recent El Nino storms only slightly increased the levels of California reservoirs that stand at half of historic depths, federal officials said.
From small California solar power companies to regional hospitals, there's cautious preparation ahead of El Nino.
Some states dependent on energy revenues are facing strained budgets due to low oil prices, according to an S&P report.
Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf countries are gobbling up farmland in drought-afflicted regions of the U.S. Southwest.
Uber's chief executive said the ride-hailing firm's China unit was valued at more than $8 billion after its latest fundraising round.
A couple of reports are providing an updated outlook on El Nino conditions through March and their effects on the economy.
California farmers worry El Nino will bring fast and furious precipitation and damage crops and land.
The winning tickets for the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot were sold in three states.
Californian lottery officials have revealed a winning Powerball lottery ticket was sold to someone in Chino Hills. The jackpot was $1,586,400,000.
The NFL's Chargers, Rams and Raiders are all looking to move to Los Angeles, but at least one of them likely won't make it there.
Many people donning tailored suits and designer shoes are buying thousands of dollars worth of Powerball tickets.
Palo Alto has long been the Silicon Valley town where start-ups get hatched. Palantir is changing the playbook by staying and expanding.
Apollo Global Management is in advanced talks to buy for-profit education provider Apollo Education, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a bid by Nestle and two other companies to throw out a lawsuit seeking to hold them liable for the use of child slaves.
Homeowners and renters up and down California are signing up for flood insurance for the first time as severe weather hits the state.
NBC4 News' Tony Shin describes the earthquake he felt north of Banning, California.
The Mexican restaurant chain has been subpoenaed by the federal grand jury.
An earthquake occurred 85 miles east of Los Angeles on Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Spring is expected to get off to an unusually cool start across much of the country, which could deliver another blow to apparel retailers.
Following several years of drought conditions, ski resorts out West enjoyed a thriving business over the holidays. Here's why.