100-Year-Old San Jose Native, Former Congressman Don Edwards Dies In CarmelFormer U.S. Rep. Don Edwards, a longtime champion of civil rights and the environment during his three decades in Washington, has died at the age of 100.
Appeals Court Upholds Environmental Study Of Artificial Turf At Golden Gate Soccer FieldsA state appeals court in San Francisco has rejected a Sierra Club challenge to an environmental study of new artificial-turf soccer fields now being constructed at the western end of Golden Gate Park.
California To Conduct Its Own Probe Into Volkswagen Diesel EmissionsCalifornia is dropping out of a multistate investigation to conduct its own probe into Volkswagen’s admission that it rigged diesel emissions technology to pass U.S. smog tests.
Ocean Changes Lead To Stellar Whale Watching On Monterey BayChanges in the ocean are making for some incredible sights closer to shore than ever before. Whale watching in the Monterey Bay recently has been nothing short of epic.
Efforts To Fight Wildfires In California May Be Making Future Fires WorseThe effort to fight wildfires in California may be making future wildfires even worse, according to a new report.
Chinook Salmon Health Improves After Dam Water Release To Drought-Stricken Klamath RiverThe Trinity River dam water releases have helped prevent disease and parasite outbreaks on Chinook salmon harboring on the drought-stricken lower Klamath River.
Study Finds Plastic Ending Up In The Guts Of Some California FishIf you're in the market for fresh fish, there's a chance it didn't eat the healthiest dinner.
San Francisco Ballot Measure Would Set Aside City Funds For Parks San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell introduced a ballot measure this week that he said could generate an additional $350 million for city parks over the next 15 years.
California's Drought Stressing Giant Sequoia Trees, Scientists SayScientists say California’s historic drought is stressing the state’s treasured Giant Sequoia trees, some of the largest and oldest living things on earth.
Audit Finds San Jose Recycling Bins Contain Up To 40 Percent Household GarbageThe whole idea behind recycling is that clean paper, plastics and metals are collected and shipped off to be reused. But at San Jose's sorting station the reality is a lot messier than that.
Rising Sea Temperatures Leaves Fairfield Bird Rescue Center Flooded With PatientsHundreds of hungry and exhausted seabirds are continuing to flood a Fairfield bird rescue center because of rising sea temperatures, leaving the center strapped for resources and volunteers.
SF Bay Microplastic Pollution Surpasses Great Lakes, Chesapeake BayAlarmingly high levels of pollution from tiny pieces of plastic are contaminating the San Francisco Bay, according to a new study.