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Crowds line up to see—and smell—corpse flower at San Francisco museum

It was the first bloom for the corpse flower, nicknamed Mirage, at the California Academy of Sciences.

The fungus among us: Rain-soaked San Francisco now has mushrooms sprouting inside homes

The rainy season in San Francisco doesn’t just bring April flowers. Sometimes, it brings mold—and even mushrooms—indoors.

A $1,000 fine for dumping ‘garbage or refuse’ in a trash can? The Standard explains

The city now says it’s removing the confusing warnings. But the signs point to a larger problem plaguing the streets.

Death Valley’s rare lake is back again and you can kayak in it

The reappearance of Lake Manly after almost 20 years has turned Death Valley into a spot for watersports, and it might last until April.