Gallo Glass of Modesto. (CBS)

Central Valley Wine Bottle Maker Sued Over Putting Arsenic, Other Toxic Materials Into Glass

A company in Modesto that makes wine bottles is being sued by the state over claims of putting toxic materials into its glass.

03/03/2015

The Lupin Lodge nudist resort in Los Gatos is trucking in water after the drought dried up the resources on the property. (CBS)

Stanford Climatologist Says Californians Need To Prepare For Warmer, Drier Weather As New Normal

Stanford Professor Noah Diffenbaugh says “there are a number of measures that suggest that the drought we’re in now is the worst on record.”

03/02/2015

A huge arch in an iceberg off the coast of Pleneau Island. (Getty Images)

Sacramento Sixth Grader Traveling To Antarctica Becomes Youngest Ambassador

A sixth grader in Sacramento has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to Antarctica.

03/02/2015

Artist's rendering of the Hyperloop. (Hyperloop Transportation Technologies.)

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop May Be Tested In Eco-Friendly Development In Central Valley

A high-speed transportation system meant to shuttle passengers from the Bay Area to Southern California at speeds nearing 800 miles per hour could debut at a new eco-friendly town in the Central Valley.

02/26/2015

Levi Strauss jeans hanging on display at a Levi's store (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Green Jeans? UC Berkeley Researchers Working On Environmentally-Friendly Indigo Dye

Not far from where jeans were first made, researchers at the University of California at Berkeley are reportedly working on dyes that make their familiar blue hue friendlier to the environment.

02/26/2015

(CBS)

Bay Area Scientists Find First Direct Evidence Of Human Activity Affecting Climate Change

A team of scientists from UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory claim they have the first direct evidence of human activity affecting climate change.

02/26/2015

Keystone XL Veto (Photo by Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)

Keystone XL Veto Could Make A Case Against Fracking

The move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.

02/26/2015

(Ivan Lieman/AFP/Getty Images)

Elephants Get New Home In Oregon To Socialize With Others After 20-Years At Six Flags In Vallejo

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom this week transported its two remaining resident elephants to a drive-through wildlife park in Oregon, officials said Tuesday.

02/24/2015

gray fox spotted in presidio

Gray Fox Spotted In San Francisco’s Presidio For First Time Since 2004

On the bluffs above Baker Beach, wildlife biologist Jonathan Young discovered a creature that surprised even him.

02/24/2015

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Climate Change May Eliminate World Famous Santa Cruz Surf, USGS Study Finds

In Santa Cruz, it’s an understatement to call surfing a way of life. The dramatic coastline, the fingerprint of the sea floor, and the swells of the Pacific Ocean deliver world class breaks like clockwork.

02/24/2015

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