Many California Retailers Flout Bottle, Can Recycling LawIf you paid a deposit for recycling bottles and cans, you are supposed to be able to get your money back. It's part of California's 33-year-old bottle bill. But don't expect smooth sailing, because many retailers are flouting the law.
Oakland Zoo Cuts Sale Of Plastics, Exhibits Recycled-Plastics Animal SculpturesThe Oakland Zoo announced Thursday that it is the latest Bay Area institution to stop selling beverages in plastic bottles.
Tesla Offers $2B In Additional Shares, Stock Dips Slightly Shares of Tesla Inc. fell just over 1 % in early trading Thursday after the electric vehicle and solar panel maker announced it would sell more than $2 billion worth of additional shares.
California High-Speed Rail Cost Rises By Another $1 BillionThe California High-Speed Rail Authority on Wednesday bumped its overall cost estimate for completing the rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles to $80.3 billion.
Stalled High Pressure System Could Lead To Historic Bone Dry FebruaryThe last time the San Francisco Bay Area suffered through a bone-dry February, Abraham Lincoln was in the White House and the nation was in the grips of the Civil War.
NTSB: Man Killed In Mountain View Tesla Crash Complained About AutopilotAn Apple engineer who died when his Tesla Model X hit a concrete barrier on a Silicon Valley freeway had complained before his death that the SUV’s Autopilot system would malfunction in the area where the crash happened.
Flaring Reported At Richmond Chevron Refinery For 2nd Day In A RowMore flaring was reported at Chevron's Richmond refinery early Tuesday morning after similar incidents the day before, according to the Governor's Office of Emergency Services.
Tahoe Resorts Reach Gondola Deal to Preserve Sierra Frog HabitatSquaw Valley/Alpine Meadows agreed to permanently protect 27 acres of habitat for the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog and contribute about $500,000 over the next decade toward land purchases and other protection efforts
Accusations Follow EPA's Ouster Of California Regional BossThe Environmental Protection Agency abruptly pushed out its top regional official for California and other points West, touching off an unusual public dispute between the two over the reason why.
Endangered Gray Wolf Found Dead in Northern CaliforniaAn endangered gray wolf that wandered thousands of miles through Northern California has died, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday.