Nov 14, 2011

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Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Apr 9, 2013

CA Blows by Wind Energy Record During Storm

CA Blows by Wind Energy Record During Storm

Southern California's recent windstorm downed trees, knocked out power lines and fanned the flames of a wildfire, but it also set an energy record by spinning those towering white turbines in the desert.

Mar 29, 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 mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Apr 22, 2012

Cal Uses Earth Day as Fundraising Tool

Cal Uses Earth Day as Fundraising Tool

Cal's Haas School of Business is holding a raffle for Earth Day. The winning ticket will get a very green Chevy Electric Volt.

Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we...

Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

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Ex-SFSU Professor Accused of Filming Students in Bathroom

Ex-SFSU Professor Accused of Filming Students in Bathroom

A former San Francisco State University professor is accused of filming students while they used the bathroom at his home, according to the San Francisco District Attorney's Office.

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Record Hot Weather Expected in Bay Area Friday

Record Hot Weather Expected in Bay Area Friday

Temperatures heated up Thursday and there's even hotter weather on the way Friday.

SJ Cops Accused of Excessive Force, Beating Teacher

SJ Cops Accused of Excessive Force, Beating Teacher

A San Diego teacher has filed a complaint against the San Jose Police Department and claims cops used excessive force on him during an incident at San Jose State University.

Bay Area Tax Dollars For Private Clubhouse?

Bay Area Tax Dollars For Private Clubhouse?

A proposal to rebuild a 60-year-old community building has sparked a passionate debate in one Bay Area town. Some are saying it’s an inappropriate use of taxpayer money for a project with little public purpose.

Speed, Alcohol Factors in String of Deadly Crashes on Highway 101

Speed, Alcohol Factors in String of Deadly Crashes on Highway 101

Excessive speed played a role in three deadly crashes on a small stretch on Interstate Highway 101 in Santa Clara, according to the California Highway Patrol.