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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Sunday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Wednesday, 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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9 Killed; 20 Unaccounted For in Horrific Oakland Blaze

9 Killed; 20 Unaccounted For in Horrific Oakland Blaze

Fire officials say nine people have been confirmed dead, and that 25 others are unaccounted for after a fire broke out at a warehouse in Oakland late Friday night. The fire broke out at about 11:24 p.m.

San Bernardino Shooting Survivors Seek Medical Treatment

San Bernardino Shooting Survivors Seek Medical Treatment

Some survivors of last year’s terrorist attack in San Bernardino are fighting for care after the county’s workers’ compensation program denied medical and mental health treatments. The NBC Bay Area Investigative

Veteran Claims He Had to Drop Class for Saying 'Go Trump'

Veteran Claims He Had to Drop Class for Saying 'Go Trump'

Marine Corps veteran claims he is being discriminated for being a Trump supporter.

Full Circle: 'Full House' Cast Returns to Iconic SF Home

Full Circle: 'Full House' Cast Returns to Iconic SF Home

It's a full house — literally — at the San Francisco home immortalized by the famous eponymous 80's sitcom.

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

China's foreign minister said Saturday he hopes Beijing's relations with the U.S. would not be "interfered with or damaged" after President-elect Donald Trump broke with decadeslong diplomatic tradition...

Officials Want PUC Corruption Probe Revived

Officials Want PUC Corruption Probe Revived

Lawmakers on Friday urged California’s incoming attorney general to revive an apparently stalled two-year-old corruption probe into possible backroom deals between utilities and state regulators.