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A lawn sprinkler sends water runoff onto the sidewalk in violation of restrictions during an early morning patrol by the City of Sacramento Water Conservation Office in Sacramento. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Neighbor Wasting Water? Here’s How To Get Them Conserving Without #DroughtShaming

In an environmental era marked by passive aggressive #DroughtShaming social media posts, a Bay Area nonprofit is giving tips for (nicely) reminding neighbors to turn off those lawn sprinklers and garden hoses.

06/29/2015

A crew cleans oil from the beach at Refugio State Beach on May 20, 2015 north of Goleta, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Crews Using Lessons Learned From Massive Bay Spill

As the cleanup of a massive oil spill near Santa Barbara continues, crews are making use of some lessons learned after a big spill in San Francisco Bay several years ago.

05/21/2015

Google Spherical Trekker Technology

Google Self-Driving Robot Boat Maps SF Shoreline, Extends Street View To Waterways

It’s like Street View for the shoreline. Google is taking its interactive 360-degree mapping technology onto the waters of San Francisco Bay.

02/12/2015

US challenger BMW Oracle Racing giant trimaran sails during the second race of the 33rd America's Cup off Valencia's coast on February 14, 2010 in Valencia, Spain.

SF Fast-Tracks Environmental Review of America’s Cup Yacht Race

Environmentalists and San Francisco neighborhood groups said they will ask for more time to review how the city plans to minimize the effects boats and crowds will bring when spectators come to watch the America’s Cup yacht race.

12/15/2011