Private Water Company's Woes Leave Santa Cruz Mountain Community High and DryA private water company in the Santa Cruz Mountains has been fined $21,000 by the California State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water.
Santa Cruz Mountain Community Struggles With Unreliable, Unsafe Water ServiceIn Boulder Creek, a small community nestled deep in the Santa Cruz Mountains, frustration over an unreliable water supply is growing.
San Jose City Council Unanimously Blocks Commercial Development In Coyote ValleyThe San Jose City Council unanimously backed a proposal Tuesday evening to block commercial development, including construction of a massive Amazon-style warehouse, on 314 acres in Coyote Valley.
California Sees Monarch Butterfly Population Bounce BackThe once vanishing population of orange-and-black Western monarch butterflies seems to be recovering in California this year.
Martinez Electrician Ordered To Pay $481M, Gets Prison Time For $1B Solar Power Ponzi SchemeAn electrician from Martinez has been ordered to pay $481 million in restitution and was sentenced to three years in federal prison in connection with a $1 billion Ponzi scheme.
Developers, Conservationists At Odds Over Future Of Coyote Valley In San JoseThere’s a land battle brewing in the South Bay that’s pitting conservationists versus commercial developers and will likely determine the future of the San Jose’s Coyote Valley.
Oakland Launches New Free Disposal Program To Curb Nonstop Illegal Dumping - 'We Need To Keep The City Clean'Oakland is trying yet another solution to its longstanding problem with illegal dumping. The latest move is asking residents to dump their trash, legally, in San Leandro.
Johnston Ranch Property Near Half Moon Bay To Be Preserved Under PartnershipHalf Moon Bay city officials announced Monday that they are partnering with the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen) and the Peninsula Open Space Trust on the future of the 868-acre Johnston Ranch located on the city's southern edge.
Caltrans Looks to Hire Hundreds to Fill Jobs in Clean California CampaignCaltrans says they saw good turnout for yet another job fair in the Bay Area on Saturday as they continue to recruit new employees to work for the agency under the Clean California campaign launched by the governor
Study: Avalanche of Pandemic-Generated Trash Will Pollute Oceans and BeachesA new study reveals that millions of pounds of plastic trash generated during the fight against COVID is ending up in our oceans.
California Joins Global Commitment to Zero-Emission VehiclesAlong with leading businesses, investors and international governments, California on Wednesday signed on to an international declaration to reach 100 percent zero-emission vehicles by 2035.
State Roadkill Report Identifies I-280 As State’s Deadliest Highway For AnimalsA new report detailing thousands of roadkill incidents on California highways over a decade found that Interstate 280 between San Bruno and Cupertino was California's deadliest highway for animals.
Large Electric Car Charging Station Opens At Valley Fair MallOne of the nation’s largest public fast-charging stations debuted at Valley Fair Mall in San Jose on Wednesday.
Recent Rains, New Fish Ladder Set To Aid Salmon Populations On Alameda Creek – 'It's Really A Miracle'Like so many places in Northern California, the recent rains have really transformed things here along Alameda Creek.
Early Storms Raise Some Marin County Reservoir Levels To Near CapacityThe latest round of rain has Marin County looking at a couple of reservoirs that are nearly full in just the second week of November.