Scientists Map Old-Growth Redwoods' Genome to Preserve Future ForestsOnly a few old-growth redwoods remain. Now, researchers and conservationists from Save the Redwoods League are trying to bring these majestic trees back by studying their DNA.
Redwood Grove On Sonoma Coast To Become Public ParkA grove in Northern California with hundreds of ancient redwood trees, some taller than the Statue of Liberty, is being acquired by an environmental group that plans to preserve it and open a new public park.
How Logging Could Help Save California's Redwood ForestsSome environmentalists say it's time to start logging again in California.
Trying To Protect California Redwoods From Too Much LoveImages online lured thousands of tourists to the area in search of the secret grove.
Palo Alto Redwoods Grown From Seeds That Traveled Millions Of Miles In SpaceAlong the back of Peers Park in Palo Alto there is a grove of redwoods that have no doubt traveled a lot farther than you have.
Dead Redwoods Felled To Restore Salmon Habitat In Lagunitas CreekThe redwood logs will form deep pools that stay cool even in summer to help sensitive fish survive.
Mystery Of California’s Albino Redwoods May Be SolvedA researcher may have figured out why albino redwoods turn white in the middle of deep green California redwood forests.
Group Clones Giant California Redwoods, Sequoias To Battle Climate ChangeA cadre of modern day Johnny Appleseeds who believe California's giant sequoias and coastal redwoods are blessed with some of the heartiest genetics of any trees on Earth - and that propagating them will help reverse climate change, at least in a small way.

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Cox, Prop. 6 Supporters Bring Gas Tax Hike Repeal Campaign To South BayWith two weeks to go until Election Day, Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox brought his fight to repeal the recently enacted hike in gas taxes to the Bay Area on Monday.
Trio Of Powerful Quakes Strike Off Pacific Northwest A trio of powerful earthquakes, including a magnitude 6.8, struck off the coast of British Columbia late Sunday night.
Cal Fire Chief Calls President Trump's Wildfire Claims 'Uninformed'The head of Cal Fire spoke to KPIX 5 Friday during an exclusive sit-down interview, giving him a chance to discount President Trump's recent claims that California's destructive wildfires are a result of "incompetence" by state officials.
A New, Cheaper Tesla Model 3 Is On Its WayTesla is now offering a slightly cheaper version of its lowest priced car, the Model 3.
Weak El Niño Portends Warm, Wet Winter for Much of U.S.No place in the United States is expected to be colder than normal this winter, thanks to a weak El Niño brewing, U.S. meteorologists said.
Evacuations Lifted In Bay Point After Fire At Gas Pipeline ExtinguishedAn evacuation order that affected thousands in Bay Point and Pittsburg was lifted at 2:30 p.m Thursday afternoon after crews put out a fire that was threatening a major Chevron natural gas pipeline, officials said.
State Supreme Court Turns Down Effort To Drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoir A group seeking to force San Francisco to drain the Hetchy Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park and restore the valley beneath it has lost an appeal to the California Supreme Court.
Builder Sues Over $2.2 Billion Salesforce Transit CenterThe general contractor that managed construction of San Francisco's troubled $2.2 billion transit terminal is suing the agency in charge of the project alleging faulty design and mismanagement.
Tesla Was Fined $20 Million For Elon Musk's Tweets. Musk's Got It CoveredElon Musk will buy another $20 million of Tesla stock with his own money, covering the cost of the fine the company has to pay for his tweets.