Officials Consider New Look For Golden Gate Bridge Toll PlazaBridge district officials are planning to upgrade -- and perhaps replace -- the venerable Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza.
Controlled Burns On Mount Tam Help Keep Marin County Water CleanMarin County water district maintenance crews are carefully burning piles of dead brush, reducing the fuel load above reservoirs in advance of the summer fire season.
Tree Trimming Can Put Bay Area's Baby Animals In Peril, Wildlife Advocates WarnWhile spring is the time of year when many property owners around the Bay Area begin tree trimming, wildlife advocates want them to take caution because it's also nesting season for animals that are fast becoming orphaned.
Beloved 'Moosehead' Sawed Off Napa Eucalyptus Tree Is Returned To MayorAfter mysteriously disappearing on New Year's Day, an oft-decorated moosehead-shape deformity which was sawed off an old eucalyptus tree in Napa, was recovered.
MRI Machines Get A Makeover In New UCSF Medical Scanning Center Designed To Calm KidsUCSF Mission Bay hospital staff are polishing their skills on the newest and most attractive magnetic resonance imaging machines (MRI) in the country in an effort to make it easier for young patients to stay still during an intimidating procedure.
Napa's Beloved 'Moose Tree' Vandalized, But Is Missing Moosehead In Safekeeping?Napa has lost a small-scale local landmark, an odd moosehead-shape growth on the trunk of a eucalyptus tree that generations of locals remember fondly.
Service Dog Helps Scared Victims, Witnesses During San Francisco Court ProceedingsThe San Francisco court system has a new, specially-trained assistant to help vulnerable witnesses cope with their situation, and can do it on all fours.
SF Company Shows Off Advanced Motorcycle Helmet With Heads-up DisplayA San Francisco company has produced a high-tech motorcyle helmet featuring rear-view camera and GPS with a heads-up display.
Rare Albatross Spotted Off Pillar Point In 2nd Sighting In North AmericaA rare seabird has been spotted for just the second time in North America, this time off the California coast.
Brentwood Group Rescues Miniature Horses From North Dakota Ranch; To Be Placed For AdoptionA Brentwood ranch which specializes in miniature horses recently traveled to North Dakota pick up 15 miniature horses from an owner with health and financial problems and brought them back down to the Bay Area to get them ready for adoption.
Volunteers Provide Knitted Nests To Help Rehabilitate Abandoned Bird Chicks In San RafaelA wildlife conservation group in Marin County that cares for hundreds of orphaned baby birds has enlisted an army of knitters to make nests for the rehabilitating chicks.
New North Bay High School Pool Comes With No Water; Former Student To The RescueA North Bay high school is close to putting the finishing touches on a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art swimming pool, with one exception – there is no water available to fill it because of the drought. But now, a former student is stepping up to provide a solution.