Hmong Settlers Say Siskiyou County Pot-Grow Crackdown Smells Like DiscriminationWith hundreds of illegal marijuana grow gardens pockmarking the landscape, the Siskiyou County sheriff believes there's an interstate cartel at work. But some locals say he's not on the level.
Mounting Disasters Strain FEMA's Ability to Deliver Promised ReliefA string of large-scale disasters across the United States means FEMA could have a hard time making good on all its promises to localities of recovery funding.
Toxic Chemicals Killing California Wildlife At Illegal Marijuana GrowsToxic chemicals, including one effectively banned in the U.S., are showing up in illegal marijuana grows throughout California and killing wildlife.
Apple 'Spaceship' Campus Lands In Bay Area Growth DebateFor some, Apple’s new campus stands in opposition to all of those ideas about smart growth and housing development near job centers.
Sound Idea: Squelching Stress with Sonic Meditation at Conservatory of FlowersPeople gather at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park to take a "sound bath" to tune out the stress of everyday life in the city.
North Bay Animal Sanctuary Facing Loss Of Funding, ClosureAn animal sanctuary in Santa Rosa that cares for older, sick or special needs animals is in need of its own rescue.
Guard Dogs Abandoned By Migrant Marijuana Workers Run Wild In North Coast HillsPot growers coming from outside Humboldt County are bringing a new pack of problems -- dogs, abandoned by seasonal workers, that roam wild, attacking and terrorizing cattle and wildlife.
California Sudden Oak Death Reaches Catastrophic LevelsHead into California's Sierra foothills and you might think the colorful views are seasonal. But what may look like attractive fall foliage is actually evidence of an ugly reality.
San Francisco Pushes New Homeless Outreach To Prevent Permanent EncampmentsThere's a new push to ease the long-term homeless problem in San Francisco. But it means more shuffling for those who seek shelter in makeshift camps.
49er Faithful Feel The Nostalgia At Kezar Stadium PracticeIt was a wayback Wednesday for the 49ers and their faithful fans. The team held an open practice at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco to help kick off the team’s 70th anniversary season.
Intractable San Francisco Homeless Problem Decades In The MakingIt's a problem that has vexed San Francisco for nearly 35 years. After six mayors and at least a dozen different plans, there are still thousands of people living on city streets.
Santa Cruz Mountain Cave Perfectly Aligns Sunlight Within On Summer SolticeA small cave in Castle Rock State Park appears to align the sun's rays inside its width, as well as completely through the space and onto a natural sundial during the summer soltice.