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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

(CBS)

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

(CBS)

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

The QR code painted on the roof of Facebook offices in Menlo Park (CBS)

Facebook Employees Brand Menlo Park Offices With Massive Roof Display

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a “Space Hackathon” soon after the last employees moved into the company’s new headquarters in Menlo Park.

03/26/2012

Nystrom Elementary in Richmond was vandalized for the second time in two months on February 12, 2012. In the latest incident, vandals trashed a new auditorium and classrooms set to open. (CBS)

Richmond School Hit By Vandals For Second Time In Two Months

A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest or conviction of vandals who damaged a brand new school building in Richmond’s Iron Triangle on Sunday.

02/13/2012

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Cables Get 1st Paint Coat In Nearly 75 Years

Crews are painting the main cables of the Golden Gate Bridge—giving them a fresh coat of the span’s iconic “international orange” color for the first time after almost 75 years.

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