Prison Gardening Program Helping Transform Vacaville Inmates' LivesA dry patch of soil on land inside a prison in Vacaville is being transformed into a drought-tolerant garden in part of a prison program intended to transform inmates’ lives through connection to nature.
5 Mother's Day Themed Gift Basket IdeasShow your mom how much you care with a personalized gift basket this Mother's Day. Here are five sample baskets to spark your creativity.
Best Garden Centers In The Bay AreaOne of the key ingredients to a good garden is knowing what to grow, where to get your supplies and how to keep them healthy after you've left the nursery. The best garden centers will set you up for success by giving you guidance to help your garden grow and thrive.
Farming Project Harvests Hope For Oakland Kids
Palo Alto Police Seek Man Offering Gardening Work In Sexual Battery CasePolice are seeking a man who allegedly grabbed a woman’s breast Tuesday inside her Palo Alto home after he offered to do garden work for her, police announced Sunday.
West Oakland A Haven For Expanding Urban Farms; Provides Access To Fresh ProduceWest Oakland will soon be the site of one of the city's largest urban gardens that will provide access to fresh produce on a sliding-scale basis.
5 Spring Bulbs To Plant In Your Garden NowMost planting is done earlier, but you can still find lots of hearty bulbs that are perfect for planting in the spring.
Glass Half Full: 13 Ways California's Historic Drought Is Totally AwesomeFrom dirt skiing, more beaches for lakefront real estate, new businesses popping up where wildflowers aren't, and amazing new tourist attractions, there is always a silver lining to the non-existent rain cloud.
Gardening's New Ethos 'Help The Planet'From the biggest botanical gardens to the smallest backyard plots and terraces, there's a movement underway to...
Noise, Air Pollution Concerns Prompt Potential Leaf Blower Ban In SunnyvaleThe city of Sunnyvale is looking into possibly restricting or banning use of leaf blowers because of numerous noise complaints and air pollution concerns.
San Francisco First California City To Test Urban Farming Tax Break Law For Property OwnersSan Francisco will soon become the first city to enact a California law giving owners who turn empty lots into gardens the chance to get a tax break.
San Francisco Supervisors Consider Tax Breaks To Seed Urban Garden GrowthA new proposal before the Board of Supervisors would give significant tax breaks for property owners willing to set aside their empty lots as urban gardens.