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
Bay Area Woman "Brought Back to Life"

Bay Area Woman "Brought Back to Life"

A South Bay woman is alive and well after recovering from a condition that’s usually difficult to bounce back from: death.

49ers Install New, Deeper Turf at Levi's Stadium

49ers Install New, Deeper Turf at Levi's Stadium

Grounds crews for the San Francisco 49ers laid down a new, thicker field Friday at the $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara after the team halted its practice there Wednesday.

Fire Burns Outside Non-Profit's Donation Center

Fire Burns Outside Non-Profit's Donation Center

Firefighters responded to the scene of a fire burning outside a Santa Clara non-profit's donation center in the 3100 block of Alfred Street on Friday afternoon.

3-Alarm Fire Burns at Metal Yard on Mare Island

3-Alarm Fire Burns at Metal Yard on Mare Island

Solano County Fire battled a 3-alarm fire at the Alco Metal and Iron Company at 321 Azuar Drive on Mare Island in Vallejo Friday afternoon.

Danville Teacher Arrested for Child Porn Possession

Danville Teacher Arrested for Child Porn Possession

A Danville middle school teacher was arrested Friday on suspicion of child pornography possession, police said.

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