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
Warriors Beat Pelicans 97-87, Take 2-0 Series Lead

Warriors Beat Pelicans 97-87, Take 2-0 Series Lead

Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 22 points and six assists and the Golden State Warriors regrouped from an early deficit to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 97-87 on Monday night and take a...

Peninsula High School Discusses Reducing Class Time

Peninsula High School Discusses Reducing Class Time

Too much stress and too many suicides brought out parents, students, and teachers to Gunn High School in Palo Alto Monday night to discuss reducing class time.

Tiered Water Pricing to Spur Conservation Ruled Unconstitutional

Tiered Water Pricing to Spur Conservation Ruled Unconstitutional

An Orange County appeals court ruled Monday that San Juan Capistrano's tiered water rates are unconstitutional, potentially dealing a blow to agencies statewide that have used the pricing structure to encourage...

Uber Driver Arrested For Allegedly Hitting Bicyclist on Purpose

Uber Driver Arrested For Allegedly Hitting Bicyclist on Purpose

A bicyclist suffered a punctured lung, broken ribs and a broken collarbone when an Uber driver allegedly struck him on purpose with his car on Sunday afternoon in San Francisco's Fisherman Wharf area, according...

911 Calls Released in Abduction Case

911 Calls Released in Abduction Case

An 8-year-old boy was found safe on Monday about three hours after his family's car was stolen from their northern California driveway with him inside as he was waiting to be taken to school, authorities said.

22-Year-Old Charged in Attempted Kidnappings of Teen Girls

22-Year-Old Charged in Attempted Kidnappings of Teen Girls

A 22-year-old college student has been arrested in connection with a string of attempted kidnappings of teenage girls in Hayward over the past two months that have alarmed the community, police Chief Diane Urban...