Record Torched: 2020 California Wildfires Have Burned More Than 4 Million AcresWildfires across California have burned "well over" 4 million acres so far this year with about two months remaining in the fire season.
Minority-Owned SF Gas Station Wants New Lease; Housing Advocates Want It GoneThe future of one minority-owned gas station in San Francisco is fueling quite a debate. While some want to save it, others want to replace it with affordable housing.
Gov. Newsom's Zero-Emission Car Mandate May Depend on Biden VictoryGov. Gavin Newsom's goal of making all new automobile sales in the state zero-emission vehicles by 2035 requires one of two things to happen: either California has to win in court or Trump has to lose in the Nov. presidential election.
San Jose Recruits Climate Action Warriors For New State InitiativeThe State of California and the city of San Jose are looking to recruit a new generation of warriors to fight climate-change.
Tri-Valley Water Districts Tackle Toxic Chemicals In Drinking Water WellsAt least 500 hundred drinking water wells that serve up to nine million Californians have potentially dangerous levels of a highly toxic family of chemicals and some of the worst are right here in the Bay Area.
Lingering Smoke Pollution Leaves 49ers Season Opener Up in the AirAs smoke blankets the Bay Area, the 49ers plan to play football at Levi’s Stadium even as a player didn’t practice Friday because of the poor air quality.
Wildfire Damage at Big Basin State Park Extensive but Largest Redwoods Should SurviveA preliminary observation of the fire damage at Big Basin Redwoods State Park reveals many of the park’s largest trees will likely survive but rebuilding and recovery efforts will cost millions.
UC Climate Experts Warn California Wildfires, Extreme Weather Events Will Get WorseIf it seems like California's wildfires and weather are becoming more extreme, climate experts say they are, and, in fact, it's going to get worse. The orange and dark skies over the Bay Area may be a ominous sign of what will be in our future.
Muddy Petaluma River Dredged With Hopes Of Reviving Once-Thriving WaterwayFor the first time in years, boats will soon be able to travel freely again down the Petaluma River.
Beyond the Beach: California Coastal Cleanup Expands Statewide Through SeptemberCalifornia's Coastal Cleanup Day is going to look different this year. For starters, the "day" will last through the month of September.
Pandemic Revenue Falloff Threatens Redwood City Fire StationCommunities across the Bay Area are seeing declining tax revenue due to the pandemic and it's leading to cities being forced to make tough decisions about where to cut spending.
Coronavirus Test Site at Oakland Church Detects Unexpected Infection Rate in Black PopulationA COVID-19 testing event at a church in Oakland Saturday morning was looking for people who are infected but it also highlighted the importance of discovering the people who aren't.
SRA Scholar Jenny Hoang Bakes Up Comfort and Joy Beyond the ClassroomWhile Students Rising Above scholars are well known to be successful in school and beyond, some have hidden talents. Such was the case for Jenny Hoang who is a whiz when it comes to baking.
Alameda County Fire Crews Quickly Extinguish Union City House FireThe resident of a home that caught fire Saturday afternoon in Union City escaped safely and no injuries were reported, fire officials said.
Warriors Coach Kerr Casts Ballot Then Greets Voters at Chase Center in San FranciscoGolden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr cast his vote, then spent some of his own time Saturday morning greeting others who visited the ballot drop-off location at Chase Center.