The Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry canceled its morning service Friday due to stormy weather, a ferry manager said.
The state Senate has approved a law setting rules for how utilities can meet the state’s ambitious goal to draw a third of their power from alternative energy sources such as wind, solar and geothermal within 10 years.
The latest in a series of storms to hit the Bay Area was expected to bring additional rain with a chance of thunderstorms across the region Friday.
The third winter storm this week blew into the Bay Area early Thursday, bringing more heavy rain, wind and cold air.
The California Legislature’s Democratic leaders on Wednesday promised quick passage of measures they said will position the state as the national leader in developing clean energy alternatives and green jobs.
Heavy winds have brought down tree branches and caused power outages in parts of the East Bay Thursday morning, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour reported.
The storm could drop as much as four inches of rain in some North Bay locations and bring wind gusts as strong as 55 mph.
Thousands of decades-old wind turbines in Altamont Pass will be replaced with new ones that produce more power and kill fewer migratory birds under the terms of a legal settlement announced Monday.
Lightning bolts lit up the sky and strong claps of thunder rattled windows across San Francisco on Saturday evening.
Strong winds and rain are expected to blow through the greater San Francisco Bay Area Sunday as a storm centered near Washington state approaches the California Coast.