Lake Tahoe Underwater Researchers Unveil FindingsMembers of the Undersea Voyager Project have made 58 submersible dives and 33 scuba dives in Lake Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake to train for an upcoming circling of the world's oceans.
Tire Track Vandalism Mars Racetrack Playa In Death Valley National ParkTire tracks left by an illegal motorist at Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park are the worst a park official has seen.
Survey: Half Of All U.S. Guns Owned By Just 3% Of AmericansWhen it comes to gun ownership, it is the era of the <em>super-owner</em> in America.
Palo Alto To Rebuild Broken Nature Boardwalk, Carefully And Very SlowlyThe City of Palo Alto is all but certain to approve a $1.5 million renovation of a popular bay nature walk next week. But that doesn't mean it will be finished anytime soon.
Coast Guard Issues Water Safety Warning After Labor Day Weekend RescuesAcross the Bay Area, as more people flock to the water for Labor Day, Coast Guard officials are reminding folks about water safety.
Sierra Prospector Finds Giant Gold Nugget That Could Fetch $70KA prospector in the Sierra found an 18-ounce gold nugget the size of a t-bone steak.
UC Researcher Warns Campaign To 'Make Tahoe Blue' Again May Be Too LateA UC Davis researcher says despite efforts to make it blue again, no bumper sticker campaign can curb the impact of climate change on Lake Tahoe.
Californians Urged To Avoid Harmful Algae-Plagued Waterways Through Labor DayCalifornia health officials are urging recreational water users to avoid contact with waters affected with harmful blue-green algae blooms.
Fling Fans Fight Changes Proposed For Frisbee Golf Course In MoragaMoraga Parks and Recreation wants to make changes at a Frisbee golf course that has disc-flinging devotees up-in-arms.
August's Perseid Meteor Shower May Be Most Spectacular Light Show In YearsThe mother of all meteor showers is about to go down, and it's going to be amazing.
Delta Swimmers, Pets Warned To Stay Out Of Water Due To Toxic Algae BloomThe dog days of summer are going to be pretty tough for folks trying to cool off in the Discovery Bay. The water is contaminated with toxic algae bloom.
VIDEO: Whale Bumps Paddleboarder In Half Moon BayA paddleboarder in Half Moon Bay got up close and personal with a whale this weekend and even captured it on video.