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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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Suspect in Vallejo Kidnapping Case Pleads Guilty

Suspect in Vallejo Kidnapping Case Pleads Guilty

As expected, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney charged with a bizarre kidnapping pleaded guilty Thursday to snatching a young woman from her Vallejo home last year.

Loma Fire Ravages More Than 4,000 Acres, Destroys 8 Homes

Loma Fire Ravages More Than 4,000 Acres, Destroys 8 Homes

Santa Cruz County residents were allowed to return to their homes Wednesday as cooler temperatures gave fire crews a much-needed boost in battling the Loma Fire.

Sexual Abuse Victims, Whistleblower Sue Stanford Health Care

Sexual Abuse Victims, Whistleblower Sue Stanford Health Care

Two lawsuits have been filed against Stanford Health Care alleging the hospital promoted a toxic environment that prevented workers from reporting sexual abuse of sedated patients, even when the crimes happened...

Vallejo Kidnapping Victim's Attorney Blasts Police, FBI

Vallejo Kidnapping Victim's Attorney Blasts Police, FBI

An attorney representing a Vallejo woman whose kidnap and sexual assault were initially dismissed as hoax, lambasted law enforcement officials for botching up the investigation.

'Huge Bang': 1 Dead, 108 Hurt in NJ Train Crash

'Huge Bang': 1 Dead, 108 Hurt in NJ Train Crash

A woman died and more than 100 other people were hurt when an NJ Transit train crashed into the station in Hoboken at the height of Thursday's morning rush, leaving twisted piles of metal and cables and causing...

California Gender-Neutral Restroom Bill Becomes Law

California Gender-Neutral Restroom Bill Becomes Law

Gov. Jerry Brown waded further into the national debate over transgender rights Thursday as he signed a bill requiring that all single-stall toilets in California be designated as gender neutral.