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Pricey Water Bike Makes a Splash

August 4, 2014 | 8:00 am

Pricey Water Bike Makes a Splash

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The next wave in cycling costs $6,500, can hit 10 mph and takes about 30 minutes to cross the bay.

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Northern California on Fire: The View From Space

August 3, 2014 | 4:00 pm

Northern California on Fire: The View From Space

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NASA satellites’ lyrical view of the state as lightning fires erupt throughout northern mountains.

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California’s Smokejumpers Fight the Hardest-to-Reach Wildfires

August 3, 2014 | 9:00 am

California’s Smokejumpers Fight the Hardest-to-Reach Wildfires

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Sometimes the only way to get fire crews to remote fires is to have them jump out of planes.

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Retail Operations Close at Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

August 1, 2014 | 7:00 am

Retail Operations Close at Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

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It was business as usual a few days ago at Drakes Estero, but all retail operations ended on Thursday.

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California’s Biggest Water Source Shrouded in Secrecy

July 31, 2014 | 9:09 am

California’s Biggest Water Source Shrouded in Secrecy

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New Stanford analysis of state’s groundwater finds ‘alarming lack of information’ about crucial resource. Read more …

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San Mateo County Spraying Pesticide to Head Off West Nile Virus

July 31, 2014 | 8:45 am

San Mateo County Spraying Pesticide to Head Off West Nile Virus

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Disease-bearing mosquitoes discovered in the past week, plus 5 dead birds in the area, prompt the move.

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Richmond Approves Contentious Chevron Project

July 30, 2014 | 5:31 pm

Richmond Approves Contentious Chevron Project

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The upgrade at Chevron’s Richmond refinery will allow the company to refine higher-sulfur crude oil.

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Deep-Sea Octopus Is Mother of the Year

July 30, 2014 | 12:04 pm

Deep-Sea Octopus Is Mother of the Year

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Cephalopod spent 54 months attending her eggs on a ledge 4,600 feet below the surface of Monterey Bay. Read more …

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Exotic New Aquatic Species on Display at Cal Academy of Sciences

July 27, 2014 | 7:00 am

Exotic New Aquatic Species on Display at Cal Academy of Sciences

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An expedition in the Philippines explores area with the highest biodiversity of marine life in the world.

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California’s Wandering Wolf Now Has Pups in Oregon

July 25, 2014 | 1:23 pm

California’s Wandering Wolf Now Has Pups in Oregon

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New photos show the peripatetic lobo, known to humans as OR-7, has at least three pups. Read more …

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