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...

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
Hidden, Loaded Shotgun Found by Kids at Santa Rosa School

Hidden, Loaded Shotgun Found by Kids at Santa Rosa School

Police on Wednesday retrieved a shotgun hidden at a Santa Rosa elementary school.

California Leaders to Crack Down on Hit-and-Runs

California Leaders to Crack Down on Hit-and-Runs

Los Angeles and California officials are teaming up to crack down on what some have called an "epidemic" of hit-and-run crashes.

Mom Arrested for Leaving Kids in Car Outside Casino

Mom Arrested for Leaving Kids in Car Outside Casino

An Oakland woman has been arrested for suspicion of child endangerment for allegedly leaving her two young children in her locked car on Sunday while she was gambling inside a casino in Livermore, police said.

High Tech Meters Help Residents Track Water Usage

High Tech Meters Help Residents Track Water Usage

Palo Alto Utilities is working to make it easier for customers to track their water usage thanks to a pilot program testing a new advanced metered device.

Life Sentence for Gang Members Who Killed Oakland Boy

Life Sentence for Gang Members Who Killed Oakland Boy

Two convicted gang members were sentenced to life in prison for the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old boy and the wounding of two alleged gang rivals in a shooting in East Oakland three years ago.

App Helps South Bay Residents Report Water Wasters

App Helps South Bay Residents Report Water Wasters

Add a free app to the list of how the Santa Clara Valley Water District plans to enforce new regulations from the state and reach an overall conservation goal of 20 percent.