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You Can Now Fill Up on Algae Fuel in the Bay Area. But How Ecological Is It?

November 16, 2012 | 4:20 pm

You Can Now Fill Up on Algae Fuel in the Bay Area. But How Ecological Is It?

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To the list of things that started in the Bay Area (blue jeans, Sourdough French Bread, fortune cookies) you can now add automobile fuel made by algae. On Tuesday, four service stations in Oakland, San Jose, Berkeley and Redwood City became the first in the world to pump the fuel,  which is blended with conventional […]

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September 27, 2012 | 8:32 am

A.M. Splash: SF Archbishop Faces Protests; Occupy SF Camp Removed; Law Revises Calif. Schools Ratings; Taxes Fund Solar Projects

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Old Occupy camp dismantled on Market Street (SF Chronicle) The final vestige of the past year’s Occupy encampments in San Francisco was swept off the street late Wednesday night in a speedy police raid that had the mostly homeless denizens shooed off or arrested, and their tents trucked away, before reinforcing activists could arrive to […]

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