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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

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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First in Series of Storms, High Winds Lash Bay Area

First in Series of Storms, High Winds Lash Bay Area

The first in a series of storms moved through the Bay Area on Wednesday, bringing strong winds and more rain to an already saturated region.

State Director Responds to Workers’ Comp Criticism

State Director Responds to Workers’ Comp Criticism

Denied care, and desperate for help. Injured employees across California say they’re battling the workers’ compensation system for treatment their doctors say they need. Last year NBC Bay Area exposed cracks in...

SFPD Releases Body Cam Video of Officer-Involved Shooting

SFPD Releases Body Cam Video of Officer-Involved Shooting

San Francisco police released an officer's body cam video from a controversial officer-involved shooting earlier this month, and city officials are at odds as to whether the officers acted appropriately.

Pink Cat Hats Arrive in D.C. For Anti-Trump Protest

Pink Cat Hats Arrive in D.C. For Anti-Trump Protest

Tens of thousands of women from the West Coast and all over the country are flying into Washington D.C. this week to take part in the Women's March on Washington Saturday, a day after Donald J. Trump is sworn in

30 Missing in Central Italy Avalanche That Buries Hotel

30 Missing in Central Italy Avalanche That Buries Hotel

An avalanche buried a mountain hotel in an earthquake-hit region of central Italy, leaving at least 30 people missing, authorities said Thursday. The civil protection agency said that they were working to...

Orlando Gunman's Wife Blows Kiss, Pleads Not Guilty

Orlando Gunman's Wife Blows Kiss, Pleads Not Guilty

The widow of the Orlando gunman who killed 49 people in June at a gay nightclub entered a not guilty plea in federal court in Oakland on Wednesday, two days after she was arrested at her Rodeo, California home.