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
5-Alarm Fire in San Jose Burns 2 Homes

5-Alarm Fire in San Jose Burns 2 Homes

San Jose firefighters are responding to a five-alarm fire that started at a house and spread to an adjacent residence, a fire dispatcher said.

"Shrimp Boy" Pleads Not Guilty to Racketeering

"Shrimp Boy" Pleads Not Guilty to Racketeering

Chinatown association leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow pleaded not guilty on Tuesday in San Francisco to charges of racketeering, the latest allegation against him in a revised grand jury indictment...

Gov. Brown Wraps Up Mexico Trip

Gov. Brown Wraps Up Mexico Trip

California Gov. Jerry Brown wrapped up a three-day visit to Mexico on Wednesday, saying he will work with the U.S. government upon his return home to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.

CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

For eight or nine hours on Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will be acting as the state's top chief executive— the first openly gay governor in state history.

WATCH: UCLA in "Drying Phase" After Water Main Break

WATCH: UCLA in "Drying Phase" After Water Main Break

About 900 vehicles are stranded in flooded parking structures and nearby streets will remain closed Wednesday after a water main break that sent up to 10 million gallons of water gushing onto Sunset...

Lawyer for Man Accused of Murdering Wife Says DA's Case is "Weak"

Lawyer for Man Accused of Murdering Wife Says DA's Case is "Weak"

The attorney for a man charged with his brother in the 1989 murder of the man's wife in San Jose said Wednesday that prosecutors want to consolidate the criminal cases because their cases against each...