Yosemite Expansion Violates Federal Law, Congressman SaysA U.S. lawmaker says Yosemite National Park violated federal law by adding 400 acres to its boundary without clearing it through Congress.
'Dirt Broker' Indicted For Allegedly Polluting San Francisco Bay WetlandsA commercial waste broker from Carmel has been federally indicted on charges of illegally dumping polluted earth and debris into wetlands and waters of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
Deadly San Bruno Gasline Explosion Leads To New Safety ProposalU.S. officials moved Thursday to strengthen safety rules for the nation's 300,000-mile network of natural gas transmission pipelines in response to numerous fiery accidents, including a 2010 San Bruno explosion that killed eight people and injured more than 50.
South Bay Cities Ask Feds, State Clarify Medical Marijuana Regulation10 of the 15 cities within Santa Clara County have signed a resolution urging the legislative bodies to step up in this regard.
Feds Order California Pot Dispensaries To Shut Down Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on pot dispensaries in California, warning the stores that they must shut down in 45 days or face criminal charges and confiscation of their property even if they are operating legally under the state’s 15-year-old medical marijuana law.