Wine Country Growers Boost Research to Combat Climate ChangeHarvest season has begun in the Napa Valley but the $160 billion wine industry could dry up if something isn't done to combat a changing climate.
Burlingame Officials Hold Meeting On Threat Of Rising Sea LevelsThe city of Burlingame kicked off a series of community meetings to educate the public about its efforts to combat sea level rise.
Newsom Gives Public Access To State's Exclusive 'Beaches Out Of Reach'A fight to open up a pristine stretch of California coastline is finally over.
More Electric Scooters Coming To San Francisco Streets In Expansion Of Pilot ProgramMore companies will be rolling out electric scooters on San Francisco streets starting Tuesday, with the expanision of the city's e-scooter pilot program.
Report: Small Climate Rise Could Endanger 2/3 Of North American BirdsA new report from the National Audubon Society says climate change could have a devastating impact on birds--not just struggling endangered species, but the ones you see everyday.
Governor Signs S.F. Lawmaker's Urgency Funding Bill for Recycling CentersGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a San Francisco assemblyman's urgency measure providing funding to bolster the dwindling presence of recycling centers in California. The bill takes effect immediately.
New Law Bans Smoking at California State Beaches and ParksCalifornia will ban smoking on state parks and beaches starting next year under legislation signed by the governor. The law also bans disposing cigar and cigarette waste at parks and beaches.
As Climate Warms, Expect More Blackouts to Forestall WildfiresExpect more preventative power blackouts in California as the climate gets hotter and drier and the wildfire season gets nastier and longer, scientists say.
Backup Generators Raise Concerns Over Air Pollution During Power ShutoffsPower shutdowns intended to prevent more devastating California wildfires are raising new concerns about another longstanding environmental threat: air pollution.
Feds Ask to Move Challenge to Trump Offshore Drilling Policy Out of CaliforniaThe federal government wants a challenge to Trump administration rules for offshore drilling to be moved from federal court in San Francisco to New Orleans or Washington.