Efforts to clone a 130-year-old giant sequoia planted by naturalist John Muir on his Martinez property have been successful.
Arborists are trying to clone a dying tree the naturalist brought to the Bay Area in the nineteenth century.
Two members of California’s Congressional delegation have introduced bills that would expand the boundaries of Yosemite National Park for the first time in 70 years.
In a proclamation issued on Friday, Brown called the naturalist “a giant of a man” whose “vision of the pristine landscape as a source of spiritual renewal has become central to our understanding of the relationship between humanity and nature.”
One of the largest healthcare safety nets for the poor in the East Bay is teetering on financial collapse.
A review of state records revealed that Bay Area hospitals charged some of the highest rates for medical procedures in California.