Dept. Of Energy Accepts Bay Area Company's Application To Build New-Design Nuclear ReactorThe U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has accepted a license application submitted by Sunnyvale-based Oklo Inc., to build a 1.5-megawatt compact nuclear reactor at the U.S. Department of Energy’s nuclear site in eastern Idaho
San Francisco to Install Bigbelly 'Smart' Trash Cans at Nearly Every Tenderloin District IntersectionIn an effort to curb dirty streets in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, Supervisor Matt Haney announced on Monday the installation of 68 new "smart" trash cans in the area.
Western States Senators Coax Trump's Support for Historic Public Lands LegislationLawmakers have reached bipartisan agreement on an election-year deal to double spending on a popular conservation program and devote nearly $2 billion a year to improve and maintain national parks.
BART Approves Mixed Use Development At West Oakland StationThe BART Board of Directors this week approved a mixed-use housing development at the West Oakland station that will include some 350,000 square feet of retail and office space.
More Rattlesnake Sightings At Bay Area Parks, Trails, Homes Due To Early Mating Season
9th Circuit Court Overturns EPA Approval Of Dicamba HerbicideA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Wednesday overturned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's approval of the use of dicamba, a weed killer used on millions of acres of soybean and cotton crops.
California Joins 22 States Suing Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions, Fuel StandardsCalifornia and 22 other states sued the administration of President Donald Trump on Wednesday to challenge new, less strict standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks.
9th Circuit Court Revives Lawsuits By California Cities Against Oil CompaniesA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday gave a new lease on life to lawsuits in which eight California cities and counties are seeking to have oil companies pay millions or billions of dollars for sea walls and other protections from rising seas.
Soaring Temps Prompt Spare The Air Alert For TuesdayThe district's Spare the Air Alert for Monday was the first of 2020 and Tuesday's air quality isn't going to be any better.
First 2020 Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Issued for MondayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the first Spare the Air Alert of the year for Monday as light winds, high temperatures and vehicle exhaust combine to make air quality unhealthy.
Gray Whale Washes Up On Beach In Santa CruzA gray whale washed up on the beach in Santa Cruz on Wednesday, according to officials.