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2 Arrested Following Illegal Pot Grow Operation Bust Near Historic Santa Cruz Waterway

Two male suspects were arrested and 180 marijuana plants were removed last Tuesday from private property following the discovery of a marijuana cultivation site in a Santa Cruz county waterway.

07/22/2014

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Healdsburg Residents Concerned With Fluoridated Water Seek Ballot Measure

Healdsburg is the only city in Sonoma County that has fluoride in its water, but a growing chorus of people are saying that they should get rid of it.

06/02/2014

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FDA Loophole May Be Allowing Unsafe Chemicals In Your Food

A loophole in the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulations may be allowing unsafe chemicals in your food, according to the findings of one environmental organization.

04/07/2014

A blotter paper containing DOC (4-chloro-2,5-dimethoxyamphetamine) (US DOJ)

Parents Warned After Mountain View Student Overdoses On New Psychedelic Street Drug

Parents of students at a South Bay high school have been warned about a newly-discovered psychedelic drug after one student overdosed on it and was hospitalized this week.

03/12/2014

(AP)

State Wants Central Valley Hazardous Waste Dump Expanded

California officials are recommending allowing a major expansion of the largest hazardous waste dump in the western United States, even though some residents blame the dump for birth defects.

07/02/2013

(CBS)

California EPA Proposes Further Protections For Chemical Products Consumers

The California Environmental Protection Agency announced new proposals to reform a decades-old public health law that helped inform consumers about chemicals used in consumer products.

05/08/2013

An explosion occurred inside this apartment on the UC Davis campus. (CBS)

Researcher Injured In Explosion On UC Davis Campus

Officials at the University of California, Davis say a junior researcher has been injured in a small explosion at an apartment on campus, and police have found chemicals inside the building.

01/17/2013

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

Levi’s To Eliminate Hazardous Chemicals After Greenpeace Protest

San Francisco-based Levi Strauss & Co. has committed to eliminating hazardous chemicals in the manufacturing of its products by 2020 following a Greenpeace-organized protest at its headquarters Wednesday morning.

12/13/2012

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SF Nail Salons Recognized For Switching To Non-Toxic Products

A campaign to discourage San Francisco nail salons from exposing customers and employees to the toxic chemicals common in many nail polishes and nail polish removers has started to yield some success, city officials said Wednesday.

12/13/2012

(CBS)

California Regulators Want Pollution Rules On Non-Existent Technologies

The California Supreme Court said regulators may require pollution controls on future technologies that don’t exist.

06/26/2012

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