Tesla to Offer California Homeowners $65 Monthly Solar Panel Rental PlanTesla is trying to spark its solar-panel business by letting consumers rent rooftop systems rather than buy them.
Oregon Repeals Tsunami-Zone Construction Ban; California Still Has NoneCalifornia has no state-mandated development restrictions in tsunami zones. "In every other country in the world, best practice for tsunamis is avoidance, not building in a tsunami zone," an Oregon seismologist said.
Early Football Practices, Canceled Classes: East Bay Schools Adapt To Heat WaveWith highs expected to approach 110 degrees due to the heat wave, football players at Liberty High in Brentwood staged their practice before sunrise on Thursday.
3 Arrested After Raw Sewage From RV Dumped Into Santa Rosa Storm DrainThree people were arrested after allegedly pouring an entire tank of raw sewage - approximately 50 gallons - from a recreational vehicle into a storm drain on Saturday night.
EPA Won't Approve California Warning Labels For Roundup ChemicalThe Trump administration says it won't approve warning labels for products that contain glyphosate, a move aimed at California.
Point Reyes Ranching, Elk Culling Proposals To Be Heard At Public HearingsThe National Park Service is holding two hearings this month on six proposals regarding cattle and dairy ranching and tule elk management on 28,000 acres in the Point Reyes National Seashore and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in Marin County.
Mill Valley Homeowners Push Back Against New Fire-Prevention OrdinanceThe Mill Valley city council just passed an ordinance requiring homeowners to take more measures to protect their homes against fire. This time, though, not everybody is on board with the plan.
Bay Area's Impossible Burgers Are Coming To 1,500 Cafeterias Nationwide This FallStarting this fall, the plant-based meat substitute will be available at about 1,500 colleges, corporate cafeterias and hospitals.
Recyclers Get Squeezed As Largest CA Recycling Business Shuts DownCalifornia’s largest recycling business is shuttering all of its redemption sites, leaving residents who recycle for a living with fewer places to go.
Weather Pattern Foreshadows 'Very Active' Northern California Fire SeasonAfter some relatively quiet summer months Northern California is creeping into August, and several months that could bring very warm weather on top of a significant fuel load for potential wildfires.
SFO Announces Ban on Sale of Single-Use Plastic Water BottlesSan Francisco International Airport is making history by becoming the first major U.S. airport to ban the sale of single-use plastic water bottles.
San Francisco International Airport Bans Single-Use Plastic Water BottlesSan Francisco International Airport is banning the sale of single-use plastic water bottles.
Richmond-San Francisco Ferry To Begin Weekend ServiceThe Water Emergency Transportation Authority announced the launch of summer weekend ferry service between Richmond and San Francisco starting on Saturday.
Shuttered Berkeley Steel Foundry's Toxic Footprint Poses Risk for WorkersEmployees at a recycling business on the site of a steel foundry that shut down last year after going bankrupt are at risk, according to the Alameda County Department of Public Health.
Sea Level Rise Could Flood Bay Area Homes, According To New MapA new interactive map predicts where seal level rise will be in thirty years, and if it's right many homes in the Bay Area could be under water - literally.