Original Report: Whistleblower Sets Off Probe Into Illegal Discharge Of Petcoke At Port Of BeniciaAn environmental watchdog claims it caught a polluter on camera in the act of repeatedly discharging a petroleum byproduct illegally into the bay at the Port of Benicia.
Atmospheric River: North Bay Water Officials Wait & See On Easing Restrictions After Major StormThanks to the massive storm over the weekend, the Russian River in the North Bay is once again full of water. 
Evacuation Order Issued for San Mateo County Areas Burned by CZU Lightning Complex FireEvacuation warnings have been issued for areas of San Mateo County after the National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch and wind advisory Saturday afternoon for portions of the CZU Lightning Complex burn area.
Climate Change Disrupting Natural Cycles at Drier Lake TahoeDrought fueled by climate change has dropped Lake Tahoe below its natural rim and halted flows into the Truckee River, an historically cyclical event that’s occurring sooner and more often than it used to -- raising fears about what might be in store for the famed alpine lake.
Fremont Neighbors Of Movie Director Joel Souza Stunned Over Shooting On Set Of Alec Baldwin MovieFremont neighbors of movie director Joel Souza are stunned after learning he was wounded in a deadly shooting on the set of a movie featuring Alec Baldwin.
Atmospheric River: North Bay Communities Prepare For Major Storm; Flood Concerns In Fire Scarred AreasAs the atmospheric river continues to move towards the Bay Area and the forecast begins to materialize, North Bay residents are concerned, particularly in areas ravaged by last year's massive wildfires.
Massive Caldor Fire 100% Contained After Threatening Lake Tahoe RegionThe 2-month-old California wildfire that threatened the Lake Tahoe resort region over the summer has been declared 100% contained, officials said.
Newsom Administration Calls For Banning New Oil Drilling Near Neighborhoods, SchoolsCalifornia's oil and gas regulator on Thursday proposed that the state ban new oil drilling within 3,200 feet of schools, homes and hospitals to protect public health in what would be the nation's largest buffer zone between oil wells and communities.
Upcoming Rainstorms Provide Hope For Drought Relief, Dry Marin County ReservoirsFor all of the places in California where water is complicated, it really is quite simple in Marin County. The rain that falls is stored in the hills. No rain, no water. So now that some rain is falling again, how much does Marin need to escape the drought?
Storm Systems Building In Pacific; Potent Atmospheric River Bearing Down On Bay Area A wave of storm fronts were lined up across the Pacific early Tuesday, a procession of much needed rain showers, ushering in a potent atmospheric river late this weekend to bring relief to the drought-stricken San Francisco Bay Area.
Drought Emergency: Bay Area Outpacing Most Of State In Water ConservationAs the first major storm of the season begins its approach to the Bay Area, the region continues to outperform much of the state in terms of water conservation.
Coast Guard: Cargo Ship Dragging Anchor Likely Caused SoCal Oil SpillInvestigators believe a 1,200-foot cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, months before a leak from the line fouled the Southern California coastline with crude.
Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle Placed On California's Endangered Species List, Gets Additional ProtectionsCalifornia has added the Pacific leatherback sea turtle to its endangered species list, guaranteeing more protections for a rapidly dwindling population.
Marin County to Hold Virtual Meeting on Rising Sea Levels in Stinson BeachMarin County is holding a virtual meeting next week to present the findings of a study on how the Stinson Beach community will have to adapt to rising sea levels in the coming years and decades.
San Jose Looks At Ending Downtown Parking Space Minimums Amid Anticipated Growth, BART ArrivalThe City of San Jose is in the final months of its nearly three-year long effort to study a proposal to eliminate the parking mandates for new real estate developments in downtown.