West Oakland A Haven For Expanding Urban Farms; Provides Access To Fresh ProduceWest Oakland will soon be the site of one of the city's largest urban gardens that will provide access to fresh produce on a sliding-scale basis.
52 Wacky Art Exhibits You Can Play With Take Over San Francisco's Market Street For 3 DaysDozens of art exhibitions will flood Market Street starting Thursday as the public prepares to vote on which ones will become a permanent fixture in this rapidly changing San Francisco corridor.
Racial Divide In California's State Parks Could Squander Future FundingOne of the best parts of living in the Golden State is the ability to enjoy over 1.6 million acres of mountains, beaches and valleys protected by state parks. But a new report finds park visitors do not reflect the state's changing and diverse demographics, making the future of park funding uncertain.
San Jose Group Offers Environmentally-Friendly Living Christmas Tree RentalsIf you're still looking for a Christmas tree for the holidays, here's an idea: rent one. A San Jose group is offering potted trees to people concerned about the environment.
COMMENTARY: 6 Shot, 1 Dead, 0 Arrested -- What Is Wrong In Richmond?Richmond could be a vibrant community, once you get past the cracked sidewalks, boarded up windows, broken streets, industrial eye sores and graffiti. It has had incredible success stopping crime, but with six shootings in one week, that success is slipping. What are your solutions?
6 Tips For Owning A Dog In Urban AreasThese 6 tips will benefit any dog owner living in the big city! These do's and don'ts are important to consider for any dog lover.
West Oakland Community Garden Trashed By Vandals, Possibly Over GentrificationThere's a mess at one West Oakland community garden after vandals were reportedly targeting more than just vegetables.
In Depth: Who’s Using Water During California’s Drought?The current drought is covering all of California in extreme ways. It’s the third driest year in 106 years of record keeping according to Jay Lund of the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, our guest for this week's In Depth.
Californians Using More Water, Not Less During Drought; Statewide Fines Approved For Water WastersState water managers are contemplating mandatory fines for water wasters as calls for water conservation in drought-plagued California have apparently fallen on deaf ears.
Beyoncé Releases New Album '4'; Listen NowBeyoncé Continues Drive For Female Empowerment On New Album '4'. Listen to the entire album, for free here...
Groundbreaking At The Metreon For San Francisco’s First Target StoreThe mostly vacant Metreon complex at 4th and Mission Streets in San Francisco is about to get a dramatic new makeover which will include 20 new retailers and restaurants, and the city's first ever Target store.
MTV Names Its Woman Of The YearTaylor Swift and Katy Perry were in the running for MTV’s “Woman of the Year” award for 2010, but lost out to another pop superstar...