New Queueing Process For Vessels At Port Of Oakland Aims To Improve Air Quality, SafetyBetter Bay Area air quality and greater safety are the aims of a new voluntary queuing system for container vessels calling on the Port of Oakland, according to three shipping groups.
Actor-Comedian Bob Saget, Star of 'Full House,' Dead at 65Bob Saget, the actor-comedian known for his role as beloved single dad Danny Tanner on the sitcom “Full House” and as the wisecracking host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” has died
Record December Rains Draw Spawning Salmon to Marin County CreeksIn July, Marin County creeks were almost bone dry. Now there's so much water running through them that salmon are spawning like no one has seen for decades.
California Senate Bill Proposes Clean Energy Solutions To Keep Lights On During OutagesCalifornia residents should be able to keep their lights on during disaster-driven power outages without having to rely on carbon-emitting generators, state Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, said in his new piece of climate legislation titled the Community Energy Resilience Act.
UPDATE: Cal Fire Investigators Find PG&E Power Lines Started Dixie FireCal Fire officials on Tuesday announced that the agency's investigators have determined that the massive Dixie Fire was caused by Pacific Gas & Electric power lines.
Despite Wet December, California Imposes Outdoor Watering Restrictions As Drought Drags OnFor the second time in a decade, Californians will face mandatory restrictions governing their outdoor water use as the state endures another drought and voluntary conservation efforts have fallen short.
Christmas Bird Count Comes to RichmondFrom dawn to dusk, teams of birders will fan out across Richmond on Sunday for the final day of the Golden Gate Audubon Society's annual Christmas bird count.
Body Composting, ‘Green’ Alternative to Cremation, Legal in 3 States, Not CaliforniaDespite enacting a statewide composting law in 2022, California lags several western states when it comes to eco-friendly alternatives to traditional ground burial and cremation of the deceased.
Wild Mushrooms, Some Toxic, Begin to Fruit in East Bay Regional ParksNaturalists said this week that they expect wild mushrooms to grow in abundance around local parks in the East Bay, fueled by recent rainfall.
Pacific Grove’s Asilomar Beach Closed After Massive Sewage SpillThe Monterey County Health Department announced Thursday that it closed parts of Asilomar Beach after 1,000 gallons of sewage released from a manhole into a nearby storm drain.
Oakland Officials Helping Open Warming Center at St. Vincent de PaulThe City of Oakland announced Thursday that it’s supporting operations at a warming center hosted by the St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) Community Center and Shelter.
'Could Not Have Asked For A Better December' – Sierra Snowpack Above Normal After Early Season StormsEarly season storms that dumped large amounts of snow helped bring the Sierra snowpack to above normal, but California remains in a drought, state water officials said Thursday.
Santa Cruz Supes Declare Local Emergency After Atmospheric River Storm Causes $3M In DamageThe Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday ratified the proclamation of a local emergency that will allow them to seek state assistance to fund repairs to more than $3 million in damage caused by an "atmospheric river" storm earlier this month.
Shark That Killed Man Off Central Coast On Christmas Eve Likely A Great WhiteA shark that killed a man off the coast of central California on Christmas Eve was likely a great white, an official said.
California State Parks Push New Year Day Resolution: Take a Hike!Bay Area residents and visitors are encouraged to enjoy the wonder of the outdoors on New Year's Day at California state parks, dozens of which are participating in a nationwide event called First Day Hikes.