PG&E Pushes To Raise Ratepayers' BillsPG&E says it is asking state regulators for another increase in rates and profits. The funds would cover wildfire safety and attract investment as the utility goes through bankruptcy.
Mayor Breed Unveils Plan To Power San Francisco Buildings With 100% Renewable EnergySan Francisco Mayor London Breed on Monday unveiled a plan to transition the city's largest private commercial buildings to 100 percent renewable electricity over the next decade.
Activists Hold Earth Day Protest To Save Redwood Trees In Downtown Menlo ParkA group of local activists has once again called attention to a cluster of redwood trees in Menlo Park, holding an Earth Day protest Monday as a last-ditch effort to try to block the plan to cut them down.
9th Circuit Court: EPA Has 90 Days To Justify Use Of Pesticide ChlorpyrifosA San Francisco-based federal appeals court has given the Environmental Protection Agency 90 days to justify why a widely used but dangerous pesticide should stay on the market.
SMART Train Board May Put Sales Tax Extension On 2020 BallotSMART staff Wednesday asked the Board of Directors to consider putting a measure to extend the tax on the March 2020 presidential primary ballot.
Stolen E-Scooters in San Jose Being Dumped Into Guadalupe RiverA San Jose man, known as "the river watchdog," said Thursday he has pulled nearly two dozen electric scooters from the Guadalupe River in just two days.
Marine Biologists Say Dead Whale On Pacifica Beach Didn't Seem MalnourishedMarine biologists arrived in Pacifica to conduct a necropsy on the dead whale that washed up yesterday and found that it didn't seem to be malnourished.
Bay Area Recycling Plant Scrambles To Adapt As Overseas Market For America's Trash Dries UpIt has been more than a year since China stopped taking most recycling from other countries. That’s left Bay Area cities scrambling to find someone to take what others throw out and demanding more responsibility from its residents.
California Commercial Crab Season Ends Early to Protect Migrating WhalesCalifornia's commercial Dungeness crab season is closing Monday, three months earlier than in past years, to protect whales and other marine life from nets and fishing gear.
Mare Island Preservationist Warns Visitors After City Sprayed Trails With Potentially Toxic Weed KillerVallejo city leaders were scrambling to find out if and why a potentially toxic weed killer was used on the Mare Island Preserve after a preservationist sounded an alarm, warning people to stay away.
Earth Day Eco-Activities Planned Across The Bay Area All Day SundayEnvironmentally conscious Bay Area residents can walk their talk Sunday in a variety of events held all over the area for Earth Day.
Thousands In SF Join Nationwide March For Science On Earth DayTens of thousands hit the streets of San Francisco Saturday to march for science.
Bay Area Landmark Gets Green Facelift For Earth DayThe iconic “C&H Pure Cane Sugar” sign was erected in 1956 and is a landmark known throughout the Bay Area.
Cast of ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Saves Bay Area Wildlife From ExtinctionAlong with a group of volunteers, the movie's cast helped rescue Bay Area wildlife...
Global Warming Climate Data Shows Polar Vortex, Pacific Heat In 4th Warmest Year On RecordNew climate data tracks the depth of the Polar Vortex that plunged the eastern and central U.S. into bitter cold, and the balmy Bay Area conditions.