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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Gov. Newsom Puts Brakes On California's High-Speed Rail PlanGovernor Gavin Newsom dropped a bombshell early in his State of the State address Tuesday, announcing that California would abandon the state's plan for a high-speed rail connection between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Interactive Map Shows Affect Of Climate Change On U.S. Cities In 2080In 2080, San Francisco could get a Southern California climate, New York will feel like Arkansas, and Miami will feel like Southern Mexico if global warming pollution continues at the current pace, a new study finds.
Bill Confusion Leads Many to Drop Green Energy Supplier Despite Cheaper RatesConfusing bills, colder weather and chatter on social media have many in Livermore mistakenly blaming their new green-energy supplier for higher charges.
BART To Begin Service At 5AM Starting MondayEarly risers who use BART will need to make adjustments starting Monday, as service opens at 5 a.m. due to seismic retrofit work on the Transbay Tube.
AAA: Subfreezing Temps Drop Electric Car Range 40%; Tesla Disputes ResultsCold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40 percent when interior heaters are used, a new study found.
Tesla Knocks $1,100 Off Price Of The Model 3Bay Area electric car company Tesla is cutting $1,100 from the base price of its car designed for the mass market, the Model 3.
Bay Area Treated To Rare Snow Day On Local HillsFrom the North Bay, to the East Bay, to the Santa Cruz Mountains, parts of the Bay Area woke up to the rare sight of snow early Tuesday.
'Plant Theft Auto'; Couple Sentenced For Stealing Succulents From State ParkA Southern California couple has been sentenced for poaching succulent plants off the coast of Garrapata State Park in Monterey County with plans to sell them to customers in China.
Point Reyes Beach Overtaken By Elephant Seals During Shutdown To ReopenTourists unable to visit a popular Marin County beach that was taken over by a colony of nursing elephant seals during the government shutdown will be able to get an up-close view of the creatures.