Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

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...

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,

Apr 11, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

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Cinco de Mayo Protests Planned Outside Morgan Hill School

Cinco de Mayo Protests Planned Outside Morgan Hill School

Live Oak High School is in the news again. The Morgan Hill Unified School District is concerned because there could be as many as three different protest groups voicing their opinions in front of Live Oak...

Penthouse Fire Spreads to Roof of SF Apartment

Penthouse Fire Spreads to Roof of SF Apartment

San Francisco firefighters battled a rooftop blaze at a six-story apartment building in the City’s Castro neighborhood Tuesday afternoon that fire officials said began in the penthouse unit.

Students, Lawmakers Take Stand Against Sexual Violence

Students, Lawmakers Take Stand Against Sexual Violence

Thirty-one sexual assault victims have filed a federal lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley.

SJ Residents Frustrated After Water Main Break Lasts 2 Days

SJ Residents Frustrated After Water Main Break Lasts 2 Days

The San Jose Water Company is under fire from frustrated residents who have been dealing with a water main leak that has lasted two days.

SF Workers Protest Tax Exemptions for Tech Companies

SF Workers Protest Tax Exemptions for Tech Companies

Hundreds of San Francisco union workers took to the streets on tax day to protest the city’s three-year old payroll tax exemptions that have lured more than a dozen tech companies, including Twitter, to...

CA Drought Drives Up Food Prices

CA Drought Drives Up Food Prices

California's severe drought is causing a drastic increase in food prices.