Berkeley Council Considers Banning Most Gas, Diesel Car Sales By 2027Looking to cut greenhouse gas emissions, leaders in Berkeley are seeking to sharply reduce the number of gas and diesel vehicles sold in the city.
Crab Season: First Dungeness Crabs Of 2021 Arrive In San Francisco After Season DelayedCrab season has officially started after a two month delay, with the first catch started arriving into Pier 45 in San Francisco on Wednesday night.
Wildfires Produced Up To Half Of Pollution In Western U.S. In Recent Years, Stanford / UC Study FindsWildfire smoke accounted for up to half of all health-damaging small particle air pollution in the western U.S. in recent years as warming temperatures fueled more destructive blazes.
2020 Sets Record With 22 Separate Billion-Dollar Climate, Weather Disasters in U.S.An astonishing 22 separate weather and climate disasters costing over $1 billion each occurred in the U.S. in 2020. Western wildfires accounted for a total of $16.5 billion in damage.
Environmental Groups Sue Richmond Over Approval Of Campus Bay ProjectA group of Bay Area environmental and community organizations has sued the city of Richmond, claiming last month's approval of the mixed-use Campus Bay Project violates state environmental quality standards and ignores science on rising sea levels.
Trump Vetoes California Driftnet Fishing Bill Co-Sponsored by Sen. FeinsteinPresident Trump has vetoed a bill that would have gradually ended the use of large-mesh drift gill nets used exclusively in federal waters off the coast of California.
South City Company Grows Greens Indoors to Counter Farm Land LossesA company called Plenty in South San Francisco is proving the value of low-water, controlled cultivation of leafy greens.
Santa Cruz Mountains Residents Wary as Storms Drench Slide-Prone Burn ScarsWith rain systems again cycling through Northern California, attention is turning back to the scene of the fires that raged in August.
Newly-Identified Dwarf Snake Species Named for California Academy of Sciences ResearcherThree snake specimens are the only known members of a new snake genus, called Levitonius, and a new snake species (Levitonius mirus) named for Alan Leviton, a researcher at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
Bay Area Air Quality District Discourages Wood Burning Over Christmas, Stops Short Of BanThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the region's residents to not burn wood during the Christmas holiday but is not issuing Spare the Air alerts that would ban it.
LIVE: Joe Biden Is Sworn In As 46th President Of The United StatesJoe Biden has officially become the 46th president of the United States. Biden took the oath of office just before noon Wednesday during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. The presidential oath was administered by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.
Kamala Harris: Oakland Native Set To Face Historic Challenges As Vice PresidentMuch has been made of the Kamala Harris biography, from Oakland to the White House. It would be a monumental story at any time, but the Vice President-elect is about to become a historic figure in wildly historic times.
Kamala Harris' Historic Inauguration Begins New Chapter In U.S. PoliticsFor more than two centuries, the top ranks of American power have been dominated by men — almost all of them white. That ends on Wednesday. Kamala Harris will become the first female vice president — and the first Black woman and person of South Asian descent to hold the role.
Golden State Warriors Post Moving Tribute To Vice President Kamala Harris Among Vice President Kamala Harris biggest fans on her historic inaugural day Wednesday were the Golden State Warriors.
Super Bowl 55: History Of The Game At Raymond James StadiumThis year marks the third time that Raymond James Stadium has hosted a Super Bowl. The last one gave us one of the most memorable catches in the history of the big game.