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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Friday, Apr 21, 2017

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

Politics, Geography Affect Environmental Education

In a classroom in Dallas, Texas, a teacher tells her students that climate change is a natural phenomenon. Meanwhile her counterpart in Queens, New York, presents evidence to the contrary.

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.

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Walnut Creek Homicide Suspect, Victim Were Dating: Police
Walnut Creek Homicide Suspect, Victim Were Dating: Police

An hours-long police standoff with a Walnut Creek homicide suspect extended into Friday with the man continuing to hold officers at bay by shutting himself into a car in Martinez.

Evacuations Ordered After Police Find Suspicious Device
Evacuations Ordered After Police Find Suspicious Device

Fairfield police on Friday morning arrested a man on suspicion of setting off three incendiary devices across the city, including one in front of the police station.

Women Report Hidden Camera in Ladies Room at Fremont Company
Women Report Hidden Camera in Ladies Room at Fremont Company

Police interviewed exactly zero potential suspects after quality inspector Vien Hoang and a female colleague discovered a hidden camera recording videos of them in the ladies room at Elma Electronics.

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The Benefits of Memory Foam Mattresses

With its NASA-developed technology, a responsive, memory foam mattress offers a bespoke experience that can lead to an excellent night’s sleep

How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS
How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS

President Donald Trump is known for his quick-fire tweeting, a habit he believes helped him win the election. But as his term progressed, the number of likes and retweets each post received started to fall. As...

School Investigates 'Sexually Explicit' Instagram Photos
School Investigates 'Sexually Explicit' Instagram Photos

An East Bay school already reeling from a case of cyberbullying, which stemmed from students sharing racist memes, is back in hot water with the discovery of inappropriate pictures of students on Instagram.