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.
Google 'Project Sunroof' Tells You If Solar Rooftop Panels Are A Good DealGoogle's new online service tells homeowners whether they should consider buying or leasing solar photovoltaic panels.
Fog Brings Poisonous Mercury Into Pacific Coast EcosystemThere's danger lurking in the Pacific Coast fog bank. The mist that creeps ashore on "little cat feet" every summer can contain mercury in far higher concentrations than rainwater.
East Bay Parks Buying Contra Costa County Farmland To Help Protect Threatened AnimalsThe East Bay Regional Park District’s Board of Directors voted Tuesday to purchase a tract of farmland in Contra Costa County to provide habitat for threatened animals, according to district officials.
Nearly 200 Nations Pledge To Fight Climate Change In Historic Global PactNearly 200 nations adopted the first global pact to fight climate change on Saturday, calling on the world to collectively cut and then eliminate greenhouse gas pollution but imposing no sanctions on countries that don't.
SF Mayor Says Switch To Renewable Diesel For Transportation Fleet Is CompleteS.F. mayor Ed Lee announced at a summit in Portland, Ore. that San Francisco has completed a switch to renewable diesel at all 53 fueling facilities for the city's diesel vehicle fleet.
State's Nuclear Power Industry On Brink Of Extinction As PG&E Mulls Shutting Diablo CanyonFacing increasing concerns over earthquakes, a boom in alternative energy production and a tough regulatory environment, PG&E may let its license to operate California's last nuclear power plant at Diablo Canyon expire in 2025.