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Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012

Birds Flock to Central Valley

Birds Flock to Central Valley

Countless birds return to Central Valley during winter migration.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012

Tracking Pumas

Tracking Pumas

Scientists track and study mountain lions in Santa Cruz.

Monday, Feb 27, 2012

Pt Reyes Animals Return

Pt Reyes Animals Return

Pt. Reyes wildlife returns from the edge of extinction.

Friday, Jan 13, 2012

The Mysterious Seal Life

The Mysterious Seal Life

Elephant seals are gathering at Ano Nuevo State Reserve near Santa Cruz this time of year. While seeing these immense animals on the beach is impressive, the surprising details scientists are learning...

Friday, Dec 23, 2011

Monarch Butterflies Invade Bay Area

Monarch Butterflies Invade Bay Area

It's monarch butterfly season in the Bay Area. And this year is one of the best we've had in more than a decade. While that's great news to those of us who enjoy watching the butterflies, it's even better...

Friday, Dec 9, 2011

Is Southern California Moving North?

Is Southern California Moving North?

As political debates about climate change continue to swirl, evidence of a warming climate right here in the Bay Area continues to mount. NBC Bay Area's Doug McConnell discovers that the ocean and air...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2011

Hiking The Ridge Trail

Hiking The Ridge Trail

In the late 1980's, work began to circle the Bay Area with a trail 500 miles long. Two decades later, more than 300 miles are complete with new sections being added all the time.

Friday, Dec 2, 2011

National Park Diversity

National Park Diversity

We're no strangers to diversity here in the Bay Area, but a new study shows that visitors to our national parks are still disproportionately white. NBC Bay Area's Doug McConnell shows us how one of our...

Friday, Oct 28, 2011

The Bay Trail

The Bay Trail

In the late 1980s, work began on a plan to circumnavigate San Francisco bay with a trail 500 miles long. Two decades later the Bay Trail is 313 miles long, with new sections gradually being added.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2011

Climate Change: Fact or Fiction?

Climate Change: Fact or Fiction?

Are we seeing signs of climate change here in northern California? NBC Bay Area's Doug McConnell reports from Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

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FCC Votes to Scrap Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules
FCC Votes to Scrap Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps...

Wanted Felon Taken Into Custody After Lengthy SJ Standoff
Wanted Felon Taken Into Custody After Lengthy SJ Standoff

A roughly 15-hour-long standoff in San Jose came to a dramatic end early Thursday with armed officers taking a wanted felon into custody.

Sea Lion Reportedly Bites Man in SF Bay: Fire Officials
Sea Lion Reportedly Bites Man in SF Bay: Fire Officials

The San Francisco Fire Department said Thursday they had to rescue a person from the water after he was reportedly bitten by a sea lion.

Student Assaulted Inside Residence Hall at SFSU
Student Assaulted Inside Residence Hall at SFSU

A student was assaulted inside a residence hall at San Francisco State University Tuesday afternoon, according to the university.

Map: See Where Wildfires Are Burning in California
Map: See Where Wildfires Are Burning in California

This map displays fire information collected by CALFIRE, the state firefighting agency. Click on each location for more information, including containment figures and the size of the fire.

Man Acquitted in Steinle Case Seeks New Trial on Gun Charge
Man Acquitted in Steinle Case Seeks New Trial on Gun Charge

The Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate on Thursday sought a new trial for his conviction on illegal gun possession.