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 get...

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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WATCH: DA to Address Maddy Middleton's Death

WATCH: DA to Address Maddy Middleton's Death

The Santa Cruz District Attorney on Wednesday is holding a news conference to address the death of 8-year-old Madyson “Maddy” Middleton.

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Vegetation Fire Burns off Highway 24

Vegetation Fire Burns off Highway 24

A grass fire broke out early Wednesday along Highway 24 in Lafayette, just before the morning commute.

Wragg Fire Grows to 7,100 Acres, 80% Contained

Wragg Fire Grows to 7,100 Acres, 80% Contained

The Wragg Fire in Solano and Napa counties spread to 7,100 acres by Wednesday morning and was 80 percent contained, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said.

Ohio Officer Faces Murder Charge in Driver's Killing

Ohio Officer Faces Murder Charge in Driver's Killing

The white University of Cincinnati police officer who shot unarmed black man Samuel Dubose during a traffic stop has been indicted on murder charges, a prosecutor announced Wednesday, saying the cop "purposely"...

Vigil Held for Girl Killed in Santa Cruz

Vigil Held for Girl Killed in Santa Cruz

Several hundred people came together late Tuesday for a candlelight vigil to remember an 8-year-old girl killed in Santa Cruz.