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The moment “Star Wars” fans have been waiting for might finally be here: Lightsabers are no longer just a figment of George Lucas’ imagination. They could soon be more than a plastic Hollywood prop or a Halloween accessory.
Astronomers have found the smallest planet yet outside of our solar system.
The return of salmon along Marsh Creek near Brentwood is giving hikers a sight not seen in more than 50 years and according to one expert, it’s not just a coincidence.
A naturalist who has spent years recording the sounds of nature in northern California says the loss of wildlife is startling.
Bay Area bird lovers are flocking to Crystal Springs reservoir in San Mateo County, to see the Peninsula’s first nesting bald eagles in almost a century.
A new commentary published online in the Feb. 1 issue of Nature says sugar is just as “toxic” for people as the other two, so the government should step in to curb its consumption.
Sacramento County Congressman Dan Lungren wants to do away with the dam that holds back Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. Lungren, a Republican, said that he wants to give the world a “second Yosemite Valley.”
It might be a last-ditch effort, but movers-and-shakers in Marin County believe they can prevent Samuel P. Taylor State Park in San Geronimo from closing.
Mother Nature scored another victory Wednesday in the ongoing fight to return San Francisco Bay to its natural habitat, as water officials threw open the gates to a water control project in Alviso.