Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards; Opponents Vow Court FightThe Trump administration has finalized a roll back of strict Obama-era vehicle mileage standards Tuesday, gutting a major component in the battle against climate change.
Plan to Demolish 4 Hydroelectric Dams on Klamath River Stirs Debate Over Coveted West WaterPlans to demolish four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath's lower reaches -- the largest such demolition project in U.S. history -- have placed the competing interests of Indian tribes, farmers, homeowners and conservationists in stark relief.
Coronavirus Update: Golden Gate National Recreation Area Closes Parking LotsGolden Gate National Recreation Area announced Thursday that it will scale back services outside of visitor and resource protection in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Overturned Oil Tanker Spills Thousands of Gallons Near Central Coast ReservoirA tanker truck overturned Saturday, spilling up to 6,000 gallons of crude oil into the Cuyama River which flows into Twitchell Reservoir near the Central Coast city of Santa Maria.
Nix The Bottles – Drinking From Your Faucet Is Safe, San Jose Water Official SaysThe EPA, Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization have all confirmed that tap water is not a source of COVID-19 transmission and that drinking water is safe
Coronavirus Update: Capitol Corridor Between San Jose, Sacramento To Reduce ServiceService along the Capitol Corridor in the Bay Area will be reduced starting on Saturday in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Group Sues To Stop Fast-Tracking Of Proposed A's Stadium At Howard TerminalA coalition has filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping the fast-tracking of an environmental review of the Oakland A's plan to build a new baseball stadium.
Coronavirus Toll: 63rd Annual San Francisco International Film Festival CanceledOrganizers confirmed the San Francisco International Film Festival has been canceled in response to the city's prohibition on non-essential public events with more than 100 people present.
BART Ridership Sees Major Declines In Last 10 Days Amid Coronavirus WorriesBART's Wednesday ridership was down 35 percent compared to an average Wednesday last month, the transit agency announced Thursday.
Walnut Creek Council Rejects Amy's Vegetarian Drive-Thru Over Traffic WorriesSaying that it was the right project in the wrong place, Walnut Creek City Council members in the wee hours of Wednesday rejected plans for an Amy's Drive-Thru vegetarian restaurant.
GM Unveils Plans For 13 Electric Vehicles As It Tries To Run With TeslaGeneral Motors, trying to refashion itself as a futuristic company with technology to compete against Tesla, rolled out plans Wednesday for 13 new electric vehicles during the next five years.
Investors Pump $2.5 Billion Into Waymo To Develop Self-Driving Car TechnologyWaymo has secured $2.25 billion from a group of investors to help the company continue to develop its self-driving technology for its ride-hailing service and a recently launched trucking division.
Dry Spell Prompts Sonoma County to Inflate Russian River Rubber Dam EarlyThe Sonoma County Water Agency has begun inflating its rubber dam on the Russian River near Forestville in response to a month of dry weather, officials said Friday.
Clorox, Coca Cola Among Companies Sued Over Plastic Pollution By Berkeley GroupA Berkeley-based environmental group filed a lawsuit Wednesday in San Mateo County Superior Court that aims to take on big corporations that pollute the world with plastic.
Market Street Changes Leading To Faster Muni Speeds, Little Impact To Cars, Study FindsNearly a month since Market Street in Downtown San Francisco went car-free, a new study shows the ban has had little to no impact on spillover traffic on side streets.