California Again Running Out Of Green Carpool Stickers For Plug-In HybridsFor the second time this year, state officials announced that they are running low on the number of green HOV stickers that allow drivers of plug-in hybrids to use the carpool lane solo.
Nevada Researchers Trying To Turn Roadside Weed Into BiofuelScientists who've been cultivating gumweed on the University of Nevada campus think they are on the verge of producing diesel fuel, and perhaps someday jet fuel, from a sticky cousin of the sunflower that grows across much of Nevada's high desert.
El Niño About To Be Felt In California: Four Things To RememberAfter more than a year of predictions, measurements, and comparisons, the impact of the strongest El Niño on record is about to be felt in California. Before it arrives, there are a few points to remember when it comes.
Solano Co. Issues Vital Records On Paper Again Now That Shortage Is OverThe Solano County Assessor/Recorder's Office announced on Tuesday that it has resumed regular issuing of birth, death and marriage certificates to the public after a paper shortage.
Four Arrested For Triggering 50-Million Gallon Fremont Water SpillFour men have been arrested for allegedly slashing an inflatable dam in Fremont earlier this year, letting 50 million gallons of water rush down Alameda Creek, Fremont police said Tuesday.
Study Finds Nail Polish Chemical Ends Up In The BodyA joint study by Duke University and the Environmental Working Group, found what comes out of the nail polish bottle ends up not just on your nails.
Warmer Pacific Leading To More Abandoned Seal PupsThe Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito is full of malnourished northern fur seal pups that have been abandoned or somehow separated from their mothers.
Volkswagen CEO: Details Of Fix For Emissions-Rigging Software By Month's EndVolkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the company will have technical details on fixing cars fitted with emissions-rigging software to German regulators by month's end, and most will not need major work.
SoCal Whale Watchers Searching For Entangled Whale Caught Up In Net, BuoySouthern California whale watchers are on the lookout for a humpback entangled in netting and what looks to be a buoy.
Record Number Of Emaciated, Stranded Seal Pups On CA CoastUnhealthy northern fur seal pups have been found stranded on beaches in record numbers on the California coast according to marine mammal experts.
Oregon, Washington Follow California's Lead And Delay Crab Season Due To ToxinOregon and Washington have joined California in delaying the start of their commercial crab seasons after dangerous toxin levels were found in the crabs.
FDA Approves Genetically Modified Salmon; 'Frankenfish' Fit For Human ConsumptionCritics call it “frankenfish,” but the Food and Drug Administration granted its approval on Thursday, saying the faster-growing salmon is safe to eat. It could be available in a couple of years.