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Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

March 25, 2014 | 8:00 am

Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

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Facebook, Apple, Intuit and Google plant trees, pathways and habitats for birds at their headquarters.

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California Drought Update: How Low Can the Reservoirs Go?

March 25, 2014 | 6:00 am

California Drought Update: How Low Can the Reservoirs Go?

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We’re expecting rain late Tuesday and Wednesday, but it’s unlikely to help boost water storage.

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Tsunami Week: A Time to Remember, and Prepare

March 24, 2014 | 8:27 am

Tsunami Week: A Time to Remember, and Prepare

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State sponsors preparedness events up and down the coast as Crescent City recalls 1964 disaster.

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Baby Salmon to Get a Lift on Their Way to the Ocean

March 21, 2014 | 5:28 pm

Baby Salmon to Get a Lift on Their Way to the Ocean

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Due to the drought, fishery officials will truck fish from northern Sacramento Valley to the Delta.

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Drought Etiquette: When Is Yellow No Longer Mellow?

March 21, 2014 | 10:37 am

Drought Etiquette: When Is Yellow No Longer Mellow?

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When do amber waves in your toilet bowl begin to become socially unacceptable, and other questions.

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Water-Saving Tip: Keep a Bucket in Your Bathroom

March 18, 2014 | 4:16 pm

Water-Saving Tip: Keep a Bucket in Your Bathroom

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Kat Snow collects shower water because it always takes five or 10 seconds to heat up.

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Following a Toxic Trail from Silicon Valley to Points Known and Unknown

March 18, 2014 | 6:00 am

Following a Toxic Trail from Silicon Valley to Points Known and Unknown

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Clean-up of Mountain View site sends poisons on a costly cross-country journey that poses new hazards.

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How Corrosive Water off the West Coast Threatens the Food Chain

March 17, 2014 | 9:08 am

How Corrosive Water off the West Coast Threatens the Food Chain

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Evidence grows that ocean acidification in the Pacific is harming marine life. Read more. …

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San Francisco-Based Landscaper Adds Baby Goats to its Urban Herd

March 15, 2014 | 10:00 am

San Francisco-Based Landscaper Adds Baby Goats to its Urban Herd

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The city’s contract goat herd has added 49 kids recently to help clear grassy lots and fields.

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California Shakin’: ‘We’ve Got a Lot of Earthquakes Ahead of Us’

March 15, 2014 | 9:00 am

California Shakin’: ‘We’ve Got a Lot of Earthquakes Ahead of Us’

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And some say that a fracking boom in California will raise the ante. …read more

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