King Tide on San Francisco Embarcadero Illustrates Climate Change RiskSpectators came to San Francisco’s Embarcadero Sunday morning to witness the high water of a king tide. It was an opportunity for people to ponder the city’s future as sea levels continue to rise.
Dam Removed From San Geronimo Creek Reopens Coho Salmon Run To Spawning GroundsSan Geronimo Creek was dammed in the 1920s to make a swimming pool not knowing it cut off the spawning grounds of Coho Salmon. Now, nearly a century later, the conservation group known as SPAWN is removing it.
Trump Administration Opens Auction for Oil, Gas Drilling on California Public LandsOil and gas leases on federal public lands in California were put up for auction for the first time in eight years on Thursday, drawing protests from environmental organizations on grounds including threats to climate, human health and wildlife.
Underground Gasoline Spill In Walnut Creek Prompts Federal, State InvestigationsAn underground gasoline spill discovered in Walnut Creek last month is prompting a cleanup effort and investigation by several agencies.
'Pistachio Canker' Tree Fungus May Be Killing Acres Of Eucalyptus Trees In East Bay HillsThis weekend there is an increased concern of fire danger in the East Bay hills and as if that wasn’t enough, scientists are examining eucalyptus trees to find out why acres of them are dying.
Spare The Air Alert Issued For Saturday, Wood Burning Banned for 24 HoursThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced a Spare The Air alert for Saturday, which bans wood burning for 24 hours.
Ross Stores Subject To $3.3M Environmental Waste Settlement, Alameda County DA AnnouncesRoss Stores will pay $3.3 million to settle allegations it disposed of hazardous wastes illegally, Alameda County prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Public Warned Of High Mercury Levels In Fish From Santa Clara County Lakes, WaterwaysA state agency is advising the public not to eat fish from several lakes and waterways in Santa Clara County due to high levels of mercury.
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.