Surviving Drought Tips -- Around the Yard With Northern California in the grips of worsening drought conditions as we head into the summer months, here are some tips from state water officials on how to make your yard and garden more water efficient.
Prison Gardening Program Helping Transform Vacaville Inmates' LivesA dry patch of soil inside a Vacaville prison is being transformed into a drought-tolerant garden in a program intended to transform inmates’ lives through connection to nature.
Free Lawn Removal, Rebates For Homeowners Who Want A More Drought-Friendly LandscapeCalifornia's drought is driving more and more homeowners to give up their lush, green, water-guzzling lawns. Now, landscape companies are offering to rip them out for free, and water districts across the state are giving rebates as incentive.
Napa Curbside Composting Program Aims To Keep 8,000 Tons Of Material Out Of LandfillsA curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year, city officials said.
Bay Area Non-Profit Helping Build Sustainable Food Sources Through School GardensA Bay Area non-profit aims to get people to think about where their food is grown, and spread knowledge about sustainable farming.
3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer MealsSummer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.
Kale-Loving Giants' Outfielder Hunter Pence Helps Inaugurate Edible Garden At AT&T ParkSan Francisco Giants president and CEO Larry Baer and the team’s right-fielder Hunter Pence today helped cut the vine to a new edible garden behind center field at AT&T Park.
Golden Gate Park Community Garden Adds Resource Center To Help Gardeners Grow Their SkillsThis month, the city opened its first resource center for gardeners at the community garden in Golden Gate Park. It's a one-stop shop for city folks who aren't afraid to get their hands dirty.
Police, Federal Agents Raid 32 Santa Rosa Homes In Major Marijuana BustAuthorities arrested 13 people and raided more than two dozen homes in a major marijuana bust in a residential Santa Rosa neighborhood Thursday morning.
49ers Santa Clara Stadium To Have 'Green' ThemeCEO Jed York said he sees it as a functionally green stadium.
Garden Sprouts Up At Former Occupy Oakland EncampmentThe protesters are now building a garden where tents once stood near Oakland City Hall.