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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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Dispute Over Border Wall Clouds Trump's Mexico Visit

Dispute Over Border Wall Clouds Trump's Mexico Visit

On Mexican soil for the first time as the Republican presidential nominee, a firm but measured Donald Trump defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank...

Ex-Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner's Release Generates Anger

Ex-Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner's Release Generates Anger

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's department is bracing for a large, emotional crowd of protesters at the main jail Friday when convicted sex offender Brock Turner is released.

SF Rally for 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick

SF Rally for 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick

A grassroots group planned a rally Wednesday in support of Colin Kaepernick, two days after the San Francisco Police Officers Association demanded that the 49ers quarterback apologize for not standing during the...

Mom of Girls Killed in River Crash Didn't Have License: CHP

Mom of Girls Killed in River Crash Didn't Have License: CHP

Two Rohnert Park sisters died Wednesday morning when a vehicle being driven by their mother slid off the road and overturned in the Petaluma River.

Texting Program Helps Domestic Violence, Sex Assault Victims

Texting Program Helps Domestic Violence, Sex Assault Victims

Help is now just a text away for hundreds of domestic violence and sexual assault victims in Santa Clara County.

San Jose Church Removes Crosses for Homicide Victims

San Jose Church Removes Crosses for Homicide Victims

Dozens of white crosses that were staked to the ground at a San Jose church for homicide victims have been removed at the order of a new priest.