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.
Environmental Group Sues Gov't Over Pesticide PoisoningsEnvironmentalists are accusing the federal government of failing to prevent the pesticide poisonings of California condors and more than 200 other endangered and threatened species.
Proposed Richmond Casino Clears Major HurdleA highly-disputed casino-resort project on the Richmond waterfront has cleared a major hurdle with environmentalists, who had sued to stop the project.
San Francisco Supervisors Prescribe Solution For Drug PollutionA San Francisco Board of Supervisors Committee has endorsed legislation that would force drug manufacturers to help the public safely dispose of unwanted medications.