Green Week | NBC Bay Area
Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Coffee Truck Features "Green" Java

Coffee Truck Features "Green" Java

A gourmet coffee truck makes it espresso and all other coffee using solar power. That is why it is considered a "green" enterprise.

Friday, Dec 10, 2010

Eco Fashion with Maria Cornejo

Eco Fashion with Maria Cornejo

Maria Cornejo was honored for her commitment to earth-friendly design -- a fitting tribute for a woman focused on keeping as much design as she can within peoples' hands. While she insists that it's "impossible" to be completely eco, she also has suggestions on how to stay earth-conscious.

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Blue Jeans Go Green

Blue Jeans Go Green

Levi Strauss claims its new "waterless" jeans are better for the planet.

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct

Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct

A quarter of all mammals are at risk of extinction, conservation group says.

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Administration Urges New Wilderness Protections

Administration Urges New Wilderness Protections

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

'Fracking' Chemical Found in Town's Aquifer

'Fracking' Chemical Found in Town's Aquifer

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Senate Majority Rejects GOP Bid to Block EPA

Senate Majority Rejects GOP Bid to Block EPA

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Parks in Peril: Budget Impasse Could Take a Major Toll

Parks in Peril: Budget Impasse Could Take a Major Toll

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

US Orders Alternate Routes For Controversial Oil Pipeline

US Orders Alternate Routes For Controversial Oil Pipeline

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

'Rock Snot' Invades Fish Hatchery

'Rock Snot' Invades Fish Hatchery

Top Stories
Mandatory Evacuation Area Expanded Along Coyote Creek in SJ

Mandatory Evacuation Area Expanded Along Coyote Creek in SJ

San Jose city officials have expanded mandatory evacuations due to flooding along Coyote Creek.

New Bill Aims to Limit Use of School Officers

New Bill Aims to Limit Use of School Officers

A nearly two-year long NBC Bay Area investigation revealed schools call the police on black students and children with disabilities at disproportionately higher rates than their peers. Following the series of Investigative Unit reports, California Assemblywoman Shirley Nash Weber (D-San Diego) is now proposing legislation that would require school districts to define the role and responsibilities of their campus based officers. Bigad Shaban reports on a story that first aired on Feb. 21.

Major Flooding Overwhelms San Jose Homes, Streets

Major Flooding Overwhelms San Jose Homes, Streets

Crews in San Jose were busy Tuesday rescuing people of all ages and pets trapped in cars and homes swamped by rising flood waters along Coyote Creek.

Do I Need a New Mattress?

Do I Need a New Mattress?

5 telltale signs that it might be time to upgrade the most important piece of furniture in the household

Pipeline Protesters Pray, Set Fires Ahead of Camp Closing

Pipeline Protesters Pray, Set Fires Ahead of Camp Closing

The last people remaining at a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp prayed and set fire to a handful of wooden structures on Wednesday, hours ahead of a deadline set by the Army Corps of Engineers to close the camp. Some of the praying protesters said burning the structures — which appeared to include a yurt and a teepee — was part of the ceremony of leaving. As heavy rain turned to snow, some said they expected no trouble during the eviction, despite a heavy law enforcement presence. "People are being very mindful, trying very hard to stay in prayer, to stay positive," said Nestor Silva, 37, of California. "I am not aware of any plans for belligerence."

Hundreds Forced to Evacuate Flooded SJ Mobile Home Parks

Hundreds Forced to Evacuate Flooded SJ Mobile Home Parks

A rising Coyote Creek led to new evacuations in San Jose late Tuesday. More than 500 units at mobile home parks in the Berryessa neighborhood were forced to evacuate the area.