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Air Pollution Controversy Swirls Around Oakland Army Base Development

May 6, 2014 | 6:30 am

Air Pollution Controversy Swirls Around Oakland Army Base Development

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Neighborhood residents already suffer from high rates of asthma, heart and lung disease, and cancer.

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Video: San Jose’s City Hall Falcons, Up Close

May 5, 2014 | 3:15 pm

Video: San Jose’s City Hall Falcons, Up Close

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Watch as a bird researcher drops into the nest harboring four young falcons at San Jose City Hall.

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More No-Snow News From the Sierra: Tioga Pass Road Reopens

May 2, 2014 | 1:49 pm

More No-Snow News From the Sierra: Tioga Pass Road Reopens

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Yosemite opens the high-country highway, the third-earliest date traffic has resumed on the route.

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Season’s Final Sierra Snow Survey — Without the Snow

May 1, 2014 | 6:05 pm

Season’s Final Sierra Snow Survey — Without the Snow

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State officials say water supply in mountains is just 18 percent of average for the date.

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Drought Milestone: 100 Percent of California Now in Drought

April 26, 2014 | 8:00 am

Drought Milestone: 100 Percent of California Now in Drought

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The state passes a dramatic and worrisome milestone.

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New Interactive Map: How Polluted Is Census Tract Where You Live or Work?

April 23, 2014 | 12:33 pm

New Interactive Map: How Polluted Is Census Tract Where You Live or Work?

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Now you can easily figure out the impact that pollution is having on your neighborhood or workplace.

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California Drought Snapshot: Lake Oroville Revisited

April 10, 2014 | 10:16 am

California Drought Snapshot: Lake Oroville Revisited

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Following the ups and downs of a key state reservoir and what they mean for the drought water supply.

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San Joaquin Named Nation’s Most Endangered River

April 9, 2014 | 12:59 pm

San Joaquin Named Nation’s Most Endangered River

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Conservationists call for action on Central Valley river. Peninsula stream also named as imperiled.

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California Ban On Orca Shows Tabled Until 2015

April 8, 2014 | 12:18 pm

California Ban On Orca Shows Tabled Until 2015

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The bill would have also prohibited the import and export of orcas from California.

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PG&E Ratepayers Will See $30-40 Climate Credit on April Bill

April 2, 2014 | 1:55 pm

PG&E Ratepayers Will See $30-40 Climate Credit on April Bill

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Power companies will be paying $750 million in rebates to consumers under cap-and-trade program.

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