'I Am Sick Of It' – Leaders Get Earful From Downtown San Jose Neighbors Near I-280 Rat InfestationA rat-infested downtown San Jose neighborhood is getting attention from city and state leaders.
Wildfire Smoke Expected To Return To Bay Area Skies On Friday; Air Quality Advisory IssuedAfter several days of clear skies and clean air, the possibility of wildfire smoke has prompted an Air Quality Advisory for the Bay Area on Friday.
Environmentalists: Newsom's Ban On Fracking By 2024 Too LateCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom moved Wednesday to end issuing new hydraulic fracturing permits by 2024, a delay criticized by many environmental groups.
California Accepts Petition to Protect Western Joshua TreeThe western Joshua tree will be considered for protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change and habitat destruction, the state Fish and Game Commission decided Tuesday.
Scotch Distillery Partners With Beekeepers, Bartenders To Support Bee ColoniesHoney bees worldwide are in trouble, but now there’s a scotch distillery that is helping save them.
Contra Costa Supervisors Approve Commitment To Climate-Friendly MeasuresA resolution committing Contra Costa County government leaders to prepare for shifting from a fossil fuels-based economy to a greener one was unanimously approved Tuesday by the county's Board of Supervisors.
Anderson Dam, Reservoir by Morgan Hill Set to Close for Decade-Long UpgradeAnderson Reservoir above Morgan Hill is about to close to the public for an upgrade and many locals were shocked to learn how long it will remain off-limits.
'New Normal' Climate, Wildfires Prompt Longtime Californians to Consider LeavingArthur Gies has lived in Northern and Southern California his entire life. Now, after weeks of smoky air plus sporadic heat waves he's looking to leave the Golden State. He's not alone.
Nearly 200 Golden Gate Bus, Ferry Operators Warned Of Possible Layoffs Amid Low COVID-19 RidershipMany workers who help run Golden Gate Transit buses and ferries between the North Bay and San Francisco could soon be out of a job.
Oakland Hills Residents Secure Grant To Clear Brush, Reduce Wildfire RiskResidents of an Oakland Hills neighborhood who know the threat of a firestorm all too well have taken on the job of fire prevention themselves.
Smoky Skies Clearing; No Spare-The-Air Alert After Record 30 Consecutive DaysFollowing a record 30 straights days of Spare the Air alerts, there was no such alert Thursday as the region's air quality continued to clear up - but not completely.
Study: Number of NorCal Wildfires Increased Since 1984, Climate Change Making Fires WorseA new study from UC Davis found that the number of high-severity wildfires in Northern California have been increasing by 10% each decade since 1984.
'Less Is More' - Reducing Carbon Footprint Takes On New Urgency Amid California WildfiresFor many, recent wildfires and the orange skies above the Bay Area were a wake-up call when it comes to climate change.
Park Users Warned to Avoid Richmond’s Keller Beach Due to Swimmer’s ItchThe public is advised not to use Keller Beach at Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline in Richmond following reports of "swimmer's itch" and tests showing unsafe bacteria levels.
Scientists: Water Shortages In West Likelier Than Previously ThoughtThere's a chance water levels in the two largest man-made reservoirs in the United States could dip to critically low levels by 2025.