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Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels.

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one that could help save you money, eat healthier and make help reduce environmental waste.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2011

Rent-A-Trees for True Green Christmas

Rent-A-Trees for True Green Christmas

More and more Christmas celebrants are renting trees.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Solyndra Soils Green Lending

Solyndra Soils Green Lending

NBC Bay Area's Brent Cannon talks about the Solyndra hearings with the leader of an organization helping fund innovative, green startups.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Recycling For Rewards

Recycling For Rewards

This mom paid for her 2-week long getaway to Italy simply by recycling! Learn how you can grab cash the green way.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

Recycling Your Way to Italy

Recycling Your Way to Italy

A Sherman Oaks woman just returned from a trip to Italy, which she paid for with money she made recycling bottles and cans.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

The First Commercial U.S. Biofuled Flight

The First Commercial U.S. Biofuled Flight

Scott Budman takes us on a tour of the United flight using biofuel.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

Happy America Recycles Day

Happy America Recycles Day

Today is America Recycles Day, and in honor of the nationwide event, San Leandro officials are encouraging residents to recycle items beyond the usual aluminum can or glass bottle.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

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San Pablo Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash on I-80

San Pablo Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash on I-80

A San Pablo police officer was killed Thursday morning after his motorcycle collided with a pickup and a big-rig on westbound Interstate 80, according to the California Highway Patrol and San Pablo police.

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.

SJ Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

SJ Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

Police have arrested a teacher in San Jose for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor.

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.

Hackers Target Election Systems in More Than 20 States: Official

Hackers Target Election Systems in More Than 20 States: Official

Election systems in more than 20 states have been targeted in hacking attempts — far more than had been previously acknowledged — a senior Department of Homeland Security official told NBC News Thursday. The...

Cueto, Giants Roll Past Rockies, Maintain Lead Over Cards

Cueto, Giants Roll Past Rockies, Maintain Lead Over Cards

The Giants have spent several weeks quietly turning to the same thought. Just get in. Anything can happen once you reach the postseason.