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How to Drive Home the Drought Message: Make It a Game

September 9, 2014 | 10:00 am

How to Drive Home the Drought Message: Make It a Game

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Efforts to spur conservation include an online game that puts users in charge of California’s water.

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Quake-Revived Streams Could Keep Flowing For a While

September 9, 2014 | 9:00 am

Quake-Revived Streams Could Keep Flowing For a While

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Napa quake jump-started several streams, but where the water is coming from is hard to say.

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California Aquaculture Companies Explore Sustainable Fish Farming

September 9, 2014 | 7:00 am

California Aquaculture Companies Explore Sustainable Fish Farming

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Firms try to address environmental and health concerns raised by aquaculture’s rapid spread.

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Recycled Wastewater Program Keeps East Bay Gardens Alive

September 8, 2014 | 7:00 am

Recycled Wastewater Program Keeps East Bay Gardens Alive

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In first program of its kind in U.S., water district is giving away treated sewage water for landscaping.

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Northern California Wildfires Could Impact Bay Area Air Quality

September 3, 2014 | 3:25 pm

Northern California Wildfires Could Impact Bay Area Air Quality

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Air regulators issue advisory for Napa and Sonoma counties for smoke wafting south from massive fires.

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California Drought Snapshot: Snowless Mount Shasta

September 3, 2014 | 11:43 am

California Drought Snapshot: Snowless Mount Shasta

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A mountain that John Muir described as ‘perpetually snowclad’ is now bare all the way to the summit.

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Some West Coast Fish Upgraded to ‘Sustainable’ Seafood Choice

September 3, 2014 | 8:59 am

Some West Coast Fish Upgraded to ‘Sustainable’ Seafood Choice

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One of the key fisheries on the West Coast is coming back after years of decline.

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Berkeley Residents on the Hook for Some EPA-Mandated Sewer Repairs

September 2, 2014 | 2:26 pm

Berkeley Residents on the Hook for Some EPA-Mandated Sewer Repairs

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The EPA settlement requires Berkeley, Oakland and EBMUD to make repairs in their sewage lines.

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Napa Quake Forces Redrawing of Fault Maps

September 2, 2014 | 1:44 pm

Napa Quake Forces Redrawing of Fault Maps

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The bad news: There is likely far more shake potential in the Napa Valley than previously believed.

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Oil Transport by Train Continues to Climb

August 28, 2014 | 1:09 pm

Oil Transport by Train Continues to Climb

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The amount of crude oil and other refined petroleum products carried by train is increasing in the state.

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