Heavy Rains With Warmer Temperatures Not Diminishing California's Drought WorriesThis week has gotten off to a rainy start with some areas receiving more than an inch—a nice addition to last week's heavy rain. Despite that, it may not be delivering exactly what California needs to get out of this drought.
State Installs $1 Million Chillers To Cool Waters For Salmon Due To DroughtAt the American River Hatchery near Sacramento, water chillers are being installed at the cost of nearly $1 million with the goal of making sure that the water stays cool enough for salmon that are hatched and raised there.
KCBS Interview: State Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg Says Investment In Central America Would Stem Border CrisisKCBS’ Susan Leigh Taylor And Stan Bunger Interview California Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg about the situation in situation in Central America and the influx of children that are headed for the border.
3D Printers Inching Towards Mainstream; Consumers Can Expect User-Friendly Models As the technology improves and costs come down, 3D printers are getting closer to becoming mainstream. Consumers can expect more user-friendly models to be introduced for homes, the workplace and in classrooms.
Sonoma County Sets Goals Of 100 Percent Sustainability For WineriesThey hope is that all wineries and vineyards will gain certification in the next five years.
Lessons From The Dutch On Rising Pedestrian-Traffic Deaths Since New Year's Eve at least a half dozen pedestrians have been hit and killed by vehicles in the greater Bay Area. One university professor has studied how the Dutch have successfully dealt with this same issue.
California Campaign To Curb Smoking Focuses On LGBT Community A new health campaign launched in California has the goal of curbing smoking. While that goal may be nothing new, the target audience is.
Spring Allergy Season Starts Early In Bay AreaSpring doesn’t officially begin until Wednesday, but people throughout the Bay Area with allergies are already suffering.
Many California State Parks Remain Slated For ClosureEven with fundraising efforts saving dozens of state parks, several are still slated for closure come July 1.
Tower Records Project Remembers Music Retailer's LegacyThe last Tower Records closed its doors in 2006, but the store’s founder is hoping to keep the legacy of the iconic music retailer alive.
UC Berkeley Sociologist Questions Trend Towards ‘Intimate Outsourcing’
CLEAR Secure Traveler Program Returning To SFOA company that offers faster access to airport security lines to customers announced plans to resume service at San Francisco International Airport.
California Electric Cars The Greenest In The CountryIt turns out that location, location, location isn't just important in real estate, according to a new study, it also plays an important role in determining how green your electric car really is.
Analyst: Puffed Up User Numbers May Mean Facebook Is Overvalued Facebook says it has 843 million monthly active users, but getting a read on how many people actually visit Facebook's site every day is considerably more complicated. Ultimately, some experts have said that that could mean the company is over-valued.
EPA Head Tours Bay Area Electric Car CompanyThe head of the Environmental Protection Agency is in the Bay Area Thursday and planned to tour an electric vehicle company. It's an industry that has really benefited from the auto-bailout and the stimulus package because a big chunk of that money went to making batteries for electric cars.