Trump Approves Emergency Aid Request For Oroville DamGov. Jerry Brown says the federal government has approved aid to support the rebuilding of the shore of a damaged Oroville dam and help the affected communities.
Regulators Dismissed Oroville Dam Concerns 12 Years AgoEnvironmental activists and local government officials warned more than a decade ago about the risk of catastrophic flooding below a major Northern California dam, but state and federal regulators dismissed those fears at the time.
Oroville Dam Operating Under Temporary Licenses For 10 YearsThe Oroville Dam threatened by the possible failure of a damaged emergency spillway that forced the weekend evacuation of almost 200,000 residents has operated under temporary licenses for a decade, according to new reports.
Environmentalists Urge Lawmakers To Crack Down On Water-Guzzling FarmsCalifornia's environmentalists urge lawmakers to require water cutbacks for farmers, who use 80 percent of the state's water.
Kayakers Paddle San Francisco Bay To Protest Arctic DrillingAbout 40 people kayaked in San Francisco Bay on Saturday to protest the potential for oil drilling this summer in the Arctic
Advocates Blame California's Drought On Abortion, Immigration & MeatThe state's historic four-year dry spell has brought with it a flurry of finger-pointing. Now advocates, noting how California's water shortage ranks as the top public concern, are invoking the drought to bolster their own causes.
Richmond City Council Approves Chevron Plan To Modernize RefineryThe $1 billion plan would include upgrades to all carbon steel piping in the refinery's crude unit and the installation of more sensors and air monitors.
Phil Matier: Gov. Brown Says California At ‘Epicenter of Climate Change’Gov. Jerry Brown says California is at "the epicenter" of the effects of a warming planet as the state experiences longer fire seasons and more destructive wildland blazes.
SF’s Plastic Water Bottle Ban Proposal Puts Industry Against Environmentalists San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu’s plastic water bottle ban proposal was heard before a Board of Supervisors’ committee Monday and will go before the full board March 4th.
State Water Officials Propose Major Changes To Delta Conservation PlanCalifornia water officials are proposing changes to a multibillion dollar plan involving two water diversion tunnels for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Pacifica Golf Course Celebrates Anniversary Despite Attempts To Close ItEnvironmentalists have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Sharp Park violates the Endangered Species Act.
Demonstrators Greet Obama At San Francisco Masonic CenterHundreds of demonstrators gathered outside a fundraising event by President Barack Obama at San Francisco’s Nob Hill Masonic Center Thursday to protest a variety of grievances they have with the president, including medical marijuana policies, war, the environment, abortion and birth control.