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
Police Evacuate Over 50 Residents After Bomb Threat

Police Evacuate Over 50 Residents After Bomb Threat

Concord Police evacuated dozens of people out of their homes Saturday evening after finding out their neighbor was trying to make a “flash bomb” inside his house.

All Lanes on Highway 101 Scheduled to Close on Sunday

All Lanes on Highway 101 Scheduled to Close on Sunday

Even though most lanes opened up Saturday afternoon on Highway 101, they will be closed again on Sunday night for repair.

Hiker Slips From Big Sur Cliff, Falls to her Death

Hiker Slips From Big Sur Cliff, Falls to her Death

A Union City woman plunged to her death Friday after slipping off a Big Sur cliff.

Visiting Hours Halted at San Quentin Prison

Visiting Hours Halted at San Quentin Prison

Visiting time for family members of prisoners at San Quentin in Marin County has been halted Saturday and Sunday as health and prison officials investigate a case of Legionnaires disease, according to the...

Memorial Service for Slain Roanoke TV Journalists

Memorial Service for Slain Roanoke TV Journalists

A memorial service is being held at a Roanoke church for two journalists who were slain on live TV this week. WDBJ, the station where Alison Parker and Adam Ward worked, said the interfaith service was...

Oakland Residents Invited to Help Plan Downtown

Oakland Residents Invited to Help Plan Downtown

The city of Oakland is inviting residents to be a part of a new planning process that aims to revamp the city's downtown area.