The week’s news in photos from around the Bay.
The tree, an albino chimera redwood, stands close to new Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit line in Cotati.
Lots of people pay a flat rate for their water. Guess what? They use more than the rest of us. Read more. …
Designation of site at Point Arena is expected to attract tourists to a relatively little-visited area.
Governor gets an earful from environmentalists during address to California Democrats’ confab.
In research that could improve weather and water forecasting, scientists are finding that dust storms in Asia and Africa influence Sierra snowfall. Read more.
After weeks of rain, Marin County reservoirs have a magical feel to them even as the drought continues.
A mysterious “wasting disease” has been killing West Coast starfish in startling numbers. Scientists still don’t know what causes it. Read more. …
Recycled water plant relies on technology used successfully from Singapore to Orange County.
We’ve seen lots of rain over the past month. But the drought’s not done with us, and here’s why.