Planning Commission Backs Controversial Squaw Valley ExpansionIf approved, Squaw Valley Real Estate would be allowed to add nearly 1,500 motel rooms, condos, time shares and retail space in Olympic Valley over the next 25 years.
New Hydrogen-Powered Car Debuts At SF City HallToyota's new zero-emission, hydrogen-fueled automobile got a lot of attention at a demo Thursday at City Hall and KPIX 5's John Ramos took it for a spin.
Rare Wolverine Sighted In Sierra Could Be Same Animal Seen In 2008If the wolverine is the same animal first spotted in 2008, "Buddy" is estimated to be at least 9 years old.
California Monarch Butterfly Population TumblingThe number of monarch butterflies in California is on a steep decline, according to a new study.
Scientists Seeing More Whales Than Ever Before In Bay Area WatersA group of scientists returned Sunday from their 13th annual research trip in the Farallones Marine Sanctuary, where they say they saw more whales than ever before.
Sea Stars Return To North Coast Beaches After 2-Year Die-OffNew data shows an unprecedented number of baby sea stars survived during the summer and winter of 2015.
Solar-Powered Plane Lands At Moffett Field After 3-Day Flight Across PacificThe flight was part of a larger trip to take Solar Impulse 2 around the world.
Group Of Marin County Student Volunteers Survives Deadly Ecuador EarthquakeA group of students and teachers at Redwood High School in Marin County are safe after returning from earthquake ravaged Ecuador.
Ocean Chemistry Rapidly Altered By Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Experts FindGlobal carbon dioxide emissions are rapidly altering ocean chemistry along the West Coast and urgent regional action is needed, a panel of ocean scientists said in a report released Monday.
'Dirt Broker' Indicted For Allegedly Polluting San Francisco Bay WetlandsA commercial waste broker from Carmel has been federally indicted on charges of illegally dumping polluted earth and debris into wetlands and waters of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
'Citizen Scientists' Use Drones To Map Impact Of El Niño On California CoastIn California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face.
SF-Based Sierra Club Sues To Stop U2 Guitarist The Edge From Building Malibu MansionsThe Sierra Club is suing the California Coastal Commission in an effort to halt approval of U2 guitarist The Edge's plans to build five mansions on a Malibu ridge.