Biologists Find Fractures In Skull Of Blue Whale That Washed Ashore In Daly CityA dozen scientists conducting a necropsy Thursday on a blue whale carcass that washed ashore Wednesday on the San Mateo County coast found multiple skull fractures indicative of blunt force trauma.
'Blue Light' From New LEDs Making Life Harder For Nocturnal AnimalsAs cities look to cut their energy costs they’re increasingly turning to the use of LED bulbs for street lights, despite increased concern that the “blue light” some LEDs omit can be bad for your sleep, lead to decreased visibility on roads and increase obesity.
Cash-Strapped National Parks System Considers Alcohol Advertising Within ParksThe cash-strapped National Parks system continues to look for new forms of revenue to help keep the parks maintained and open to the public, but a new proposal to allow alcohol companies to place their logos within the parks is getting the ire of health groups.
San Francisco's National Park Named 'Federal Green Energy Champion'Congratulations are in order for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Wildlife Populations Drop By Half On Average Since 1970sGlobal wildlife populations have fallen an average of 58 percent from 1970 levels.
Back-Scratching Bear Caught On Wildlife Camera In WashingtonA bear was caught on a wildlife camera getting one last back-scratching session in while getting ready for hibernation in Washington.
Justin Timberlake's Ballot Selfie Highlights Mixed LawsNow even Justin Timberlake has been forced to deal with the question of whether a ballot selfie is legal.
Toxins Found In Central Valley ReservoirWater officials are warning that a reservoir in the Central Valley has high levels of toxins from a cyanobacteria algal bloom that that has been in the reservoir for months.
Flash Flood Watch Issued For Soberanes Fire Burn AreaA Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the area affected by the Soberanes Fire as rain moves back into the region Thursday.
Golf Balls Littering Ocean Floor Near Pebble Beach LinksPebble Beach is one of the most beautiful places in America, among the most spectacular places to play golf anywhere.
San Francisco Judge Approves $15 Billion Volkswagen Emissions SettlementA federal judge in San Francisco has approved a $15 billion court settlement of most claims against Volkswagen for its emissions-cheating scandal.
Bay Bridge Bike Path To Yerba Buena, Treasure Islands Finally OpenSunday was the day bikes and pedestrians on the Bay Bridge could finally reach all the way to Yerba Buena and Treasure Islands.