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California Citrus Growers Trimming, Painting Trees To Deal With Drought

Growers 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.

05/05/2015

Jose Espinoza (Madera County Jail)

Black Face Paint Ineffective In Fooling Police Seeking Stolen Car Suspect In Central Valley

A Central Valley stolen car suspect who police say spray painted his face black to avoid detection was nevertheless arrested despite his disguise.

03/16/2015

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 22: A worker pressure washes the sidewalk at the historic California Theater on October 22, 2012 in San Jose, California. Apple is set to introduce its long-rumored iPad Mini during a news conference on Tuesday. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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.

03/13/2015

Crews with Green Canary painting the lawn at the Almaden Valley Athletic Club. (CBS)

Bay Area Club Uses Paint To Keep Grass Green During Drought

Lawns 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.

07/21/2014

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Room To Grow: Tips For Creating Great Kids’ Rooms

If 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.

05/15/2014

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Bay Area Judge Orders Paint Companies To Pay $1.1B For Lead Cleanup

A 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.

12/16/2013

Artists Return To Restore Women's Building Mural

Artists Return To Restore Women’s Building Mural

The artists who originally painted the vibrant MaestraPeace mural on the Women’s Building in San Francisco’s Mission District have returned…

08/30/2012

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California Regulators Want Pollution Rules On Non-Existent Technologies

The California Supreme Court said regulators may require pollution controls on future technologies that don’t exist.

06/26/2012

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Vandals Severely Damage Santa Cruz Church

The Holy Cross Church is one of the original California missions and the vandalism included the destruction of a baptismal font from centuries ago.

05/08/2012

The Dolores Park fire hydrant seen after it’s accidental silver paint job, and later Wednesday following its repainting. (San Francisco Historical Association/Doug Sovern)

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.

04/18/2012

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