GM Flips To California's Side In Auto Pollution Fight With TrumpGeneral Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California's right to set its own clean-air standards.
New Life for Stalled Plan to Demolish 4 Dams on Northern California's Klamath RiverAn agreement announced Tuesday paves the way for the largest dam demolition in U.S. history, a project that promises to reopen hundreds of miles of waterway along the Oregon-California border to salmon that are critical to local tribes.
Rare Badger Spotted East Of Mount Diablo Near AntiochA rare badger sighting was recorded by members of an East Bay environmentalist group earlier this month as they were walking along a rural road between Antioch and Mt. Diablo.
Fremont Police Say Tesla Patrol Car Pilot Program A Success, Plans To Add To Energy Efficient FleetPolice in Fremont have released the results of a pilot program involving a Tesla added to its fleet, saying the electric vehicle can withstand the rigors of police use, while requiring less maintenance.
Supes Approve Plans To Close San Jose's Reid-Hillview Airport In 2031The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved plans to prepare for the closure of Reid-Hillview Airport when federal funds expire in a decade.
Bay Area Coal Country? Richmond Residents, Coal Companies Battle Over Use Of PortUnbeknown to most, the bay is home to one of only two deep sea ports on the entire West Coast that export coal to Asia.
Thousands Of Coho Salmon Released Into Pescadero Creek In Restoration ProjectThere really hasn’t been many salmon in Pescadero Creek north of Santa Cruz for years. On Tuesday, that changed.
Tesla Set To Join S&P 500 Index In DecemberBay Area electric car manufacturer Tesla will join the S&P 500 Index, effective December 21, according to a Monday announcement from S&P Global.
Community Groups Press For Closure Of Reid-Hillview Airport In San Jose Over Lead EmissionsCiting concerns over airborne lead emissions, community leaders in San Jose called on the County Board of Supervisors to shut down Reid-Hillview Airport, a major hub for flight training and recreational aviation in the South Bay.
New Tree Fungus May Be Killing Thousands Of Acacia Trees In Oakland HillsTens of thousands of Bay Area acacia trees are dead and dying from a deadly tree fungus scientists have identified as Pistachio Canker.
Crews Work to Limit Fuel Spill From Sinking Barge in Petaluma RiverMultiple North Bay first-responder crews set up containment booms around a barge sinking in the Petaluma River to contain any petroleum leaks and limit their spread Sunday.
San Jose 'Cash For Trash' Program To Pay Homeless People To Clean Up EncampmentsSan Jose launched a "Cash for Trash" pilot program Thursday that will pay homeless residents for picking up trash and cleaning homeless encampments in the city.
San Francisco Supervisors Approve Ban On Natural Gas In New Building ConstructionSan Francisco supervisors have approved a ban on natural gas in newly-constructed buildings in the city, but some are questioning whether now is the right time to go "all-electric."
Worldwide Switch to Vegan Diet Not Required to Fix Climate, Study SaysThe world likely can’t keep global warming to a relatively safe minimum unless we change how we grow, eat and throw away our food but we don’t need to all go vegan, a new study says.
FEMA Opening Mobile Response Center In Santa Rosa to Help Glass Fire SurvivorsThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Friday that it’s opening a mobile response center in Santa Rosa to assist survivors of the Glass Fire who still need federal disaster aid.