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Air Quality Group: Spare the Air a Success

Air Quality Group: Spare the Air a Success

For five winter seasons and running, Bay Area residents have observed Spare the Air, curbing their wood-... Watch »

Apr 5, 2013
Rare Bird's Nest Disturbed by Port Workers

Rare Bird's Nest Disturbed by Port Workers

A pair of rare raptors were nesting near Pier 80, on top of an 150-foot crane -- and their nest has been removed by... Read »

Apr 3, 2013
Worst Cities For Spring Allergies

Worst Cities For Spring Allergies

An annual ranking of the worst U.S. cities for spring allergies zeroed in on the Southeast but warned of an overall... Watch »

Apr 12, 2013
Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from Watch »

Mar 29, 2013
Solar Impulse Ready for Mountain View Take-Off

Solar Impulse Ready for Mountain View Take-Off

Solar plane plans stops in Phoenix, Dallas, NYC Watch »

Mar 29, 2013
Indoor Mega Farms

Indoor Mega Farms

Indoor "vertical" farming is a hot trend in the upper Midwest and other parts of the world, though... Watch »

Mar 28, 2013
Debate Over Rates Stalls SF Clean Power Plan

Debate Over Rates Stalls SF Clean Power Plan

A plan to allow San Francisco utility customers to buy more expensive but cleaner electricity has been... Read »

Mar 26, 2013

WHOLE WORLD Water Launch in San Francisco

Whole World Water launches their campaign to spur global change by having spas & hotels filter and sell their... View »

Mar 23, 2013
Kmart

Kmart "Saddened" by Death of Shark on Commercial Set

Kmart is "saddened" by the death of a 5-foot shark that died after being put into a pool behind a Van Nuys... Watch »

Mar 15, 2013
Green Tech Gets New

Green Tech Gets New "Silver" Lining

Silver Spring Networks, which powers what we in Silicon Valley call "Smart Grids" (i.e., power plants,... Watch »

Mar 13, 2013
Restoration Plan for Tahoe's Largest Wetland

Restoration Plan for Tahoe's Largest Wetland

The California Tahoe Conservancy is pushing a new plan to restore the largest remaining wetland in the Lake... Read »

Mar 14, 2013
Green Tech Gets New

Green Tech Gets New "Silver" Lining

Silver Spring Networks brings in big IPO dollars Watch »

Mar 13, 2013
Winter Spare the AIr Days Come to Close

Winter Spare the AIr Days Come to Close

Calls to issue Winter Spare the Air Day alerts ended last week as the season wrapped up on Read »

Mar 8, 2013
Tesla Cuts Workers on Assembly Line

Tesla Cuts Workers on Assembly Line

Tesla motors is reducing the number of workers on its Fremont assembly line as it gains experience building its new... Watch »

Mar 5, 2013

Dana Point Festival of Whales

One of the biggest whale fests in the west swims for the OC. View »

Mar 3, 2013
Two Dolphins Wander Into Wetlands

Two Dolphins Wander Into Wetlands

At least two dolphins wandered Friday into a wetlands area in Huntington Beach. Read »

Mar 1, 2013
Snow Survey Confirms Driest Start to Year on Record

Snow Survey Confirms Driest Start to Year on Record

It's official, and it's not good news for thirsty Californians: January and February have been the driest... Read »

Feb 28, 2013
Family-style Lunch for Students

Family-style Lunch for Students

Some Philadelphia schools are bidding farewell to long lunch lines in favor of family-style Watch »

Feb 27, 2013
Expert Debunks Gas-Saving Myths

Expert Debunks Gas-Saving Myths

Phillip Reed explains tips to get the most out of a gallon of gas, and why the decades-old advice still proves to be... Watch »

Feb 23, 2013
Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

With all of the gas prices rising there are ways to reduce how much gas you consume. Chris Clackum reports. Watch »

Feb 22, 2013
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