San Francisco To Cover More Public Walls With Paint That Splashes Back PeeSan Francisco officials say they plan to double the number of walls coated with pee-repellent paint because the program to stop people from urinating in public places is working.
Overturned Big Rig Spills 1,500 Gallons Of Paint In Marin CountyLucas Valley Road in Marin County is expected to be closed until around 10 p.m. after a big-rig overturned and spilled an estimated 1,500 gallons of paint Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
California Citrus Growers Trimming, Painting Trees To Deal With DroughtGrowers in Fresno have sawed off large portions of their trees because there’s not enough water to keep the dense canopies alive, and spray painting them with a diluted latex paint that acts as a sunblock.
Black Face Paint Ineffective In Fooling Police Seeking Stolen Car Suspect In Central ValleyA Central Valley stolen car suspect who police say spray painted his face black to avoid detection was nevertheless arrested despite his disguise.
Could Pee-Resistant Paint Curb San Francisco’s Public Urination Problem?San Francisco's Department of Public Works is looking into a liquid-resistant paint that would actually splash back at offenders who pee in public on sidewalks walls and in the streets.
Bay Area Club Uses Paint To Keep Grass Green During DroughtLawns all over the Bay Area and across California are turning brown during the state's record drought. A South Bay athletic club has found a way to keep their grass looking lush, without any water at all.
Room To Grow: Tips For Creating Great Kids' RoomsIf you start out smart and make your child your design partner, you can trade in today’s ducky decals for tomorrow’s funky graphics with ease and panache.
Bay Area Judge Orders Paint Companies To Pay $1.1B For Lead CleanupA state judge on Monday ordered paint companies to pay 10 California cities and counties $1.1 billion to remove lead from millions of older homes.
Artists Return To Restore Women's Building MuralThe artists who originally painted the vibrant MaestraPeace mural on the Women's Building in San Francisco's Mission District have returned...
California Regulators Want Pollution Rules On Non-Existent TechnologiesThe California Supreme Court said regulators may require pollution controls on future technologies that don’t exist.
Vandals Severely Damage Santa Cruz ChurchThe Holy Cross Church is one of the original California missions and the vandalism included the destruction of a baptismal font from centuries ago.
Famed Hydrant Painted Wrong Color During 1906 Quake Ceremony Events marking the 106th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire hit a snag overnight when the annual ceremony to gild the hydrant credited with helping save the Mission District was painted the wrong color.