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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Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Health officials said Thursday a patient who was being tested for Ebola in Sacramento has tested negative for the virus.

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Homeowner Fined for Water Conservation Efforts

Homeowner Fined for Water Conservation Efforts

A San Ramon homeowner is up in arms over being punished for her efforts to conserve during California's severe drought.

Military Sexual Assault Bill Becomes Law

Military Sexual Assault Bill Becomes Law

California has just made a major change in the way sexual assault allegations are investigated in the state military department. On Thursday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that requires sexual assault cases to...

Training Commander to Leave San Jose Police

Training Commander to Leave San Jose Police

Lt. Jeremy Bowers, a 20-year veteran who has served as the department's training commander, is leaving San Jose to join the Piedmont Police Department.

CA to Appeal Ruling Tossing Death Penalty

CA to Appeal Ruling Tossing Death Penalty

California's attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state's death penalty unconstitutional.