Permits Extended For Older Altamont Pass Wind Turbines; Environmentalists Say Over 1,500 Birds Could Die
Alameda County Supervisors approved an extension for permits for older model wind turbines on the Altamont Pass that environmentalists say could cause more bird deaths.
Each year, thousands of birds die each year because they fly into wind turbines on the Altamont Pass east of Livermore. New technology could help reduce the number of bird deaths.
Traffic is snarled on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in the Altamont Pass area because of a grass fire that was sparked by a car crash.
The cities of Atherton, Menlo Park and Palo Alto have lost a bid to block the California high-speed rail line along the peninsula’s Caltrain corridor.
Firefighters have contained a large grass fire that burned close to Interstate 580 in the Altamont Pass area near Tracy on Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters fully contained a grass and brush fire near the Altamont Pass Tuesday evening, authorities said.
Road To Nowhere: North Of 580 Brian randomly explores a swath of land North of I-580, an area nearby residents of Pleasanton and Livermore most likely never travel. Brian ends up flying high in the […]
BART Trains started rolling Saturday morning for the first time through the newest station in West Dublin-Pleasanton.
Alameda County sheriff’s investigators are trying to identify a dead person whose body was found in a burning sports utility vehicle in a sparsely population area east of the Altamont Pass.
Thousands of decades-old wind turbines in Altamont Pass will be replaced with new ones that produce more power and kill fewer migratory birds under the terms of a legal settlement announced Monday.