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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

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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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'Facebook Miracle': Fire Victim's Girlfriend Finds Photo

'Facebook Miracle': Fire Victim's Girlfriend Finds Photo

The girlfriend of an Oakland fire victim experienced a “Facebook miracle” in a time of crippling grief when hundreds of social media users helped her track down a year-old photograph of the two of them.

Teacher Accused of Having Sexual Relationship with Student

Teacher Accused of Having Sexual Relationship with Student

A South Bay high school teacher has been arrested on suspicion of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old male student, police said Thursday.

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims

They were artists, musicians, students and teachers, as young as 17 and most with long lives ahead of them. But those lives, at least 36, were cut short when an Oakland warehouse-turned-residence went up...

Former Astronaut John Glenn Dies at 95

Former Astronaut John Glenn Dies at 95

John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original

Trump Taps Fast-Food CEO as Labor Secretary

Trump Taps Fast-Food CEO as Labor Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday nominated Andy Puzder, the outspoken CEO of the fast-food company that owns burger chains Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, as his secretary of labor.

Musician, UC Merced Student Among Oakland Fire Victims

Musician, UC Merced Student Among Oakland Fire Victims

An electronic musician and a health psychology student are the latest Oakland warehouse fire victims to be identified by the Alameda County Coroner's Bureau.