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Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bay Area Southwest Jets To Begin Using Sustainable Fuel From Twigs, Bark, Wood

The idea of your jet fuel coming from sawdust, twigs, bark, and wood biomass might seem odd, but Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has always done things a bit differently, and Wednesday announced that starting in 2016, jets flying from San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland would begin using a sustainable, low-carbon biofuel in addition to regular fuel.

09/25/2014

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California Air Regulators Dispute Ads Warning Of ‘Hidden Gas Tax’

California air quality regulators are disputing the accuracy of a new ad campaign claiming a hidden gas tax is set to go in effect January 1st that could add up to 76 cents to a gallon of gas in the state.

09/22/2014

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Bay Area Sees Sharp Drop In Gas Prices

Gas prices throughout Northern California dropped steeply in July and are now under $4 per gallon in most of the Bay Area, AAA officials said Tuesday.

08/13/2014

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Firefighters Clean Up Diesel Spill In Marina Near Alameda

Firefighters cleaned up a diesel fuel spill at the Ballena Isle Marina Wednesday but were unable to determine the source of the spill, a fire captain said.

04/02/2014

An overturned fuel tanker shut down southbound highway 101 in Morgan Hill Thursday morning. (CBS)

Overturned Tanker Spill Forces Highway Closure, Home Evacuations In Morgan Hill

Two of three lanes on southbound U.S. Highway 101 have opened in Morgan Hill Thursday morning as crews continued to remove spilled fuel after a gasoline tanker overturned, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/27/2014

Virgin America (credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Virgin America Posts 2Q Profit As Traffic Rises

Virgin America posted a rare quarterly profit Wednesday, reflecting more people flying and falling fuel prices…

08/07/2013

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Bay Area Drivers 1st To Fill Up Tanks With Algae-Based Fuel

Drivers in the San Francisco Bay Area were the first in the nation to fill up their gas tanks with an algae-based biofuel.

11/14/2012

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California Gas Prices Equal All-Time High

AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge report released early Saturday says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded across California rose 12 cents from its Friday mark of nearly $4.49.

10/12/2012

Gas pump

California Gas Prices Begin To Fall; Supplies Still Short

California gas prices finally have begun to fall after a month that saw them surging by nearly 50 cents a gallon—but a continuing refinery shutdown may keep supplies short.

10/10/2012

Shell Station Gas Pumps

California Gas Prices Hit Another Record High

California gasoline prices have hit another record high but the increase was smaller than in past days and officials are hoping that the early release of a winter fuel blend will help ease the sticker shock.

10/09/2012

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