Toyota to test self-driving cars on a closed California proving ground

Toyota is ready to expand work on its self-driving platform. Next up: The automaker will run its cars through the ringer on a private AV test course known for tough conditions.  The Japanese company's autonomous...

California inmates battle wildfires for $1 an hour

Inmates who work at conservation camps are out fighting northern California's wildfires.Image: AP/REX/ShutterstockBy Emma Hinchliffe2017-10-14 17:58:52 UTC As wildfires rage across northern California, a group of low-paid firefighters is on the front lines.  Inmates in...

What it was like to survive the deadly Northern California wildfires

Luana Cobb and her son Dan were asleep when a wildfire blew into Coddingtown Mobile Estates in Santa Rosa, California, early Monday morning.  Luana, 83, awoke to the sound of cars honking and people shouting....

‘Peanuts’ creator Charles Schulz’s house burns down in California fires

Charles Schulz's widow Jeannie Schulz made it out of her home before it burned in the California wildfires.Image: PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty ImagesBy Sasha Lekach2017-10-13 23:19:46 UTC Bad news for Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Patty, and Linus...

The wildfires have made air quality in San Francisco scary bad

Some of the worst wildfires in history are ruining the entire region's air quality.Image: David McNew/Getty ImagesBy Sasha Lekach2017-10-12 01:59:40 UTC As California's wine country burns, the surrounding area in the San Francisco Bay...

Truly driverless cars will soon be allowed on California’s roads

The California DMV is almost ready to allow autonomous vehicles on the state's public roads without a human test driver behind the wheel.  The state's regulators released a set of proposed revisions to its policies...
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