Sierra Club

San Francisco's Embarcadero (CBS SF)

Activists Submit Thousands Of Signatures For SF Waterfront Ballot Initiative

Activists have submitted thousands of signatures to the Department of Elections to prevent some key developments on San Francisco’s waterfront. Voters could see a ballot measure as soon as June.

02/04/2014

San Francisco's Embarcadero (CBS SF)

Phil Matier: Another High Rise Proposed On San Francisco’s Waterfront

Another political battle could heat up at San Francisco City Hall stemming from a new residential high rise proposal on the waterfront.

09/12/2013

A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Activists Protest Google’s Support Of Global Warming Skeptic

Holding signs that said “Don’t be evil, Google,” the demonstrators had a gripe with what they called the company’s surprising support for U.S. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), a lawmaker who they said was a climate change denier.

07/24/2013

Joe Biden

Vice President Biden Visiting Bay Area For Fundraiser; Protest Planned

Activists protesting a proposed international oil pipeline planned a rally outside a fundraiser attended by Vice President Joe Biden in San Francisco’s Seacliff neighborhood Friday evening.

06/14/2013

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

Environmental Groups Sue Feds Over Central California Fracking

Two environmental groups filed a new lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in federal court in San Jose Thursday, accusing it of failing to study the risks of fracking on 17,833 acres of public land in Monterey County and the Central Valley that it leased to 15 oil development companies.

04/18/2013

Children of Love Canal Protest in "A Fierce Green Fire" (credit: Mark Kitchell/First Run Features)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘A Fierce Green Fire’

Jan Wahl reviews “A Fierce Green Fire,” a documentary about the efforts and goals of environmental activism. Wahl also gives suggestions for St. Patrick’s Day…

03/15/2013

A construction crew prepares a Bay Area roadway. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Lawmakers Take Aim At California’s Environmental Policy

An effort to water down one of California’s landmark environmental laws is moving forward in Sacramento.

02/26/2013

Protesters

Protesters March For Climate Change Action In Downtown San Francisco

Organizers said the members of 65 San Francisco Bay area groups including the Sierra Club, Greenpeace and 350.org took part in the rally, which coincided with a demonstration in Washington, D.C.

02/17/2013

lake tahoe

Federal Suit Claims New Regulations Will Harm Lake Tahoe

Conservationists at Lake Tahoe are suing over new regulatory changes they say will erode environmental protection of the mountain lake by allowing for construction of bigger buildings near the shore and failing to adequately monitor water quality.

02/12/2013

Beach Chalet athletic fields at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

Soccer Fields In Golden Gate Park Approved To Get Synthetic Turf

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved installing synthetic turf and lighting at soccer fields near the Beach Chalet in Golden Gate Park, over objections from environmental and wildlife groups.

07/11/2012

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