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San Jose Group Offers Environmentally-Friendly Living Christmas Tree Rentals

If you’re still looking for a Christmas tree for the holidays, here’s an idea: rent one. A San Jose group is offering potted trees to people concerned about the environment.

12/19/2014

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2 San Francisco Entrepreneurs Build Prototype ‘Tesla’ Of Electric Bikes

In San Francisco, two moped-loving entrepreneurs with a common vision for green transportation, have built what they hope will become the Tesla of electric motorbikes in their garage.

12/05/2014

SFMTA Parking Ticket (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Make It Easier To Contest a Citation While Going Green

Fighting a ticket can be less stressful by going on to the SFMTA’s new online portal…

11/21/2014

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Davis Building Largest Solar Plant In UC System To Power Campus Buildings

The University Of California at Davis plans to build a major new solar instillation to generate roughly 14 percent of the campus’ energy, a feat university officials are calling “the largest solar power plant to offset the electricity demand of a U.S. university or college campus.”

09/26/2014

"Yoga Joes" perform (Dan Abramson)

‘Yoga Joe’ Action Figures Raise Awareness Of Benefits Of Yoga For Military Vets

A San Francisco designer’s innovative idea to raise the visibility of his yoga brand is also generating new interest in the fitness routine around the globe.

09/23/2014

Rendering of the office building at 270 Brannan Street in San Francisco, California. (steelblue)

Office Building In South Of Market Neighborhood Of San Francisco Touts Green Space, Sustainability

The space at 270 Brannan Street has already been leased by tech company Splunk, and features more than four times the amount of bike parking than car parking.

08/14/2014

DPR Construction headquarters in San Francisco (CBS)

DPR Builds San Francisco’s First Net Zero Energy Office Building

From the outside it looks like any other office building, but inside the new San Francisco offices of DPR Construction the hallmarks of green building are everywhere.

08/14/2014

A view of the grass and suite tower at Levis Stadium. CBS)

Inside Levi’s Stadium: Environmentally-Friendly Facility May Be NFL’s Greenest

Major stadium use a massive amount of energy and create a lot of waste. But Levi’s Stadium is different. In fact, it could be the greenest in the NFL.

07/25/2014

A man spray-paints a lawn in Southern California during a severe drought. (CBS)

SoCal Homeowners Spray-Painting Lawns Green To Avoid Water Fees During Drought

Homeowners in Los Angeles are facing tough choices in keeping their lawns green during a devastating drought, pushing some far enough to spray paint them.

07/20/2014

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EPA Awards $200K In Grants To Bay Area Companies Developing Green Tech

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that two Bay Area companies have each been awarded $100,000 contracts for the development of innovative green technologies as part of the agency’s Small Business Innovative Research program.

07/16/2014

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