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Billion Dollar Project Will Bring Millions Of Tons Of Coal To Area Next To Bay Bridge Toll Plaza
City Council Approves Hotly Contested $4M FEMA Grant To Cut Trees In Oakland HillsCity officials accepted a $4 million federal grant to chop down trees in the ritzy Oakland hills, a decision that ignited debate over how best to prevent deadly wildfires in the affluent Northern California region.
California Officials Proposing Higher Electricity Rates For Households That Consume LessCalifornia households that use the least electricity would start paying more for it, under a proposal put before state utility regulators on Tuesday intended to bring the prices charged for electricity more in line with its actual costs.
Lake Tahoe Ski Resort Moves Forward With Mountain Coaster And Other Summer Attractions To Offset Dismal Ski SeasonWith little snowfall for the last two winter seasons, business has fallen for Lake Tahoe’s ski resorts and one of them is already looking to the summer for new revenue as the U.S. Forest Service has tentatively approved a major plans to expand its summer attractions—including a mountain coaster. Some environmentalists, however, say it will have have an negative impact.
Activists Submit Thousands Of Signatures For SF Waterfront Ballot InitiativeActivists 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.
Phil Matier: Another High Rise Proposed On San Francisco's WaterfrontAnother political battle could heat up at San Francisco City Hall stemming from a new residential high rise proposal on the waterfront.
Activists Protest Google's Support Of Global Warming SkepticHolding 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.
Vice President Biden Visiting Bay Area For Fundraiser; Protest PlannedActivists 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.
Environmental Groups Sue Feds Over Central California FrackingTwo 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.
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...
Phil Matier: Lawmakers Take Aim At California's Environmental PolicyAn effort to water down one of California's landmark environmental laws is moving forward in Sacramento.
Protesters March For Climate Change Action In Downtown San FranciscoOrganizers said the members of 65 San Francisco Bay area groups including the Sierra Club, Greenpeace and took part in the rally, which coincided with a demonstration in Washington, D.C.