Tesla Passes $100 Billion, Teeing Up Big Payout For Elon MuskThe meteoric rise of Tesla shares that recently pushed the Bay Area company's value over $100 billion could turn into a supercharged payday for CEO Elon Musk.
California Sues To Block Trump Administration Fracking PlansCalifornia increased its efforts Friday to keep the federal government from allowing oil and gas drilling on more than 1 million acres of public land.
9th Circuit Court Dismisses Youth Climate Change LawsuitA federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policy harms them and jeopardizes their future.
SF Zoo Koala Naming Contest Aims To Raise Money For Australian WildlifeA naming contest for a koala at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens aims to raise money for wildlife affected by the bushfires in Australia, zoo officials said Thursday.
NHTSA Examining Tesla Unintended Acceleration ComplaintThe U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own.
San Leandro Solar Company Settles Discrimination Lawsuit For $350KThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Wednesday announced a $350,000 settlement of a discrimination lawsuit filed against a San Leandro-based solar panel installation company.
State Legislature May Revamp California's Recycling SystemRecycling centers in California have been going out of business at an alarming rate, leading lawmakers in Sacramento consider ways to revamp the system for recycling cans and bottles.
Air Quality District To Map Greenhouse Gases On Every Bay Area BlockThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District will implement new groundbreaking technology to map air quality and greenhouse gases on every block in the region.
Elon Musk Closing In On $350 Million Payday As Tesla Stock SurgesElon Musk is getting close to the first big payday from his massive stock package.
Bay Area Lawmakers Push Purchase of Pristine East Bay Ranch for New State ParkA pristine, 80-square-mile ranch outside Livermore is up for sale for the first time in 85 years and California wants to acquire the property for a new state park.
San Francisco City Hall Swapping Out Bottled Water For Tap Under New Pilot ProgramSan Francisco city officials and employees will no longer be sipping bottled water, but instead tap water.
Steyer Wants Climate Change Refugees To Enter US LegallyTom Steyer on Friday unveiled an immigration proposal seeking to make immigrants fleeing the effects of climate change eligible for legal entry into the United States.
Bay Area Lawmaker Proposes Reforms For Recycling Bottles, CansAssemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, is seeking to reshape the way bottles and cans are recycled throughout the state, his office announced Monday.
Bay Area Scientists Study Rare 'Pyrocumulonimbus' Clouds Fueling Australia WildfiresBay Area scientists are studying a never-before-seen phenomenon fueling the wildfires burning in Australia that may be a manifestation of climate change .
California Legislators Eye Climate Bond to Prepare for DisastersIn a state burdened by billions of dollars in wildfire damage, California lawmakers are hoping for an advance loan before the next climate-fueled catastrophe hits.