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,

Top Stories
Oakland Warehouse Fire Causes $500K in Damage

Oakland Warehouse Fire Causes $500K in Damage

A three-alarm fire at a one-story warehouse in Oakland Saturday morning resulted in an estimated $500,000 in damage, a fire official said.

1 Dead After Speeding Car Hits Light Pole in San Jose

1 Dead After Speeding Car Hits Light Pole in San Jose

The drivers of two speeding cars are at large after one of their vehicles crashed into a light pole and ejected three people, leaving one person dead and two others injured, in San Jose early Saturday morning, a...

Yolo Co. Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Swamp

Yolo Co. Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Swamp

Police have arrested the mother of a 20-day-old boy found dead in a swampy area near the Sacramento River in Northern California.

3 Charged in Connection with Sexual Assault of Woman Held Captive

3 Charged in Connection with Sexual Assault of Woman Held Captive

Three men were arraigned in Sonoma County Superior Court Friday afternoon in connection with the brutal sexual assaults of a woman held in captivity at a Santa Rosa residence for more than three months.

Crash-And-Grab at Audio Store in Nob Hill

Crash-And-Grab at Audio Store in Nob Hill

In yet another smash-and-grab, or rather, crash-and-grab, robbery in San Francisco, a vehicle backed into a high-end audio visual store in Nob Hill, and the thief or thieves made off with about $100,000...

San Jose Holds Crime and Prevention Summit

San Jose Holds Crime and Prevention Summit

The San Jose Mayor's Gang Prevention Task Force is holding its seventh annual Crime and Prevention Summit Saturday.