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California Farm Use Of Oilfield Waste Water Prompts Food-Safety InquirySome popular California-grown fruits and nuts are irrigated with waste water from oilfields. No one has been checking if the practice is actually safe -- until now.
Lawsuit Seeking To Reclaim Hetch Hetchy Valley From SFPUC DismissedRestore Hetch Hetchy executive director Spreck Rosekrans said his organization planned to appeal the ruling.
Vandals Carve Graffiti Deep Into Stone At Utah's Arches National ParkThe vandalism is part of a "tidal wave of graffiti" at Arches and other national parks in recent years
San Francisco's Public Utilities Building Not As Green As It's Supposed To BeSan Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission met this week to talk about what has become an embarrassing predicament. It’s $200 million headquarters building isn’t as green as it was supposed to be.
Rotting Whale Carcass At Popular SoCal Surf Spot Leaves Officials Scratching HeadsThe massive carcass of a whale was rotting Tuesday at a popular California surfing spot while authorities were deciding whether to tow it out to sea or cut it into pieces and load them on trucks.
Killer Whales Filmed Hunting Gray Whale Calf Near Monterey's Cannery RowA group of Killer Whales were caught on video over the weekend chasing and eventually killing a Gray Whale calf near Cannery Row in Monterey.
Pesticides, DDT Found In Animals At Sequoia National ParkA new study on the long term impact of agricultural pesticides has found traces of so-called "legacy pollutants" including DDT in Western pond turtles, insects and soil sediment at Sequoia National Park.
NorCal's Water Situation Looking Good With Above Normal Precipitation TotalsA network of weather stations ranging from Mt. Shasta to Highway 50 has passed its normal precipitation total for the entire July 1st-to-June 30th weather season, which is good news for Northern California’s water situation.
Bay Area's National Parks Pumping $1 Billion Into Local Economy, Report FindsThe Bay Area’s eleven National Parks sites are more popular than ever, and the result is more tourist dollars being directed into Bay Area communities and businesses.
Solar-Powered Plane Lands At Moffett Field After 3-Day Flight Across PacificThe flight was part of a larger trip to take Solar Impulse 2 around the world.
Dog Owners Hit The Streets To Protest Plan To Reduce Off-Leash Park AreasDog lovers staged the Mighty Mutt March in San Francisco Saturday to protest a plan to significantly reduce off-leash dog walking areas.
Solar Plane Pilot Aims To Fly By Golden Gate Bridge On Approach To Silicon Valley LandingSolar Impulse 2 pilot Bertrand Piccard hopes to fly over the Golden Gate Bridge before landing in Mountain View on Saturday night.

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