Scientists, students and volunteers are descending on the Golden Gate National Recreation Area this Friday and Saturday to record as many plant and animal species as possible in 24 hours. It's part of an event called a BioBlitz.
Drivers have long been tempted to steal a quick glimpse of the rugged Northern California coastline below Highway 1. With the opening of the new Devil’s Slide Trail, now visitors will be encouraged to stop and take it all in.
Four California condors will be released in Big Sur at 10 a.m. Watch the live feed. ...Read More
Facebook, Apple, Intuit and Google plant trees, pathways and habitats for birds at their headquarters. ...Read More
We're expecting rain late Tuesday and Wednesday, but it's unlikely to help boost water storage. ...Read More
Due to the drought, fishery officials will truck fish from northern Sacramento Valley to the Delta. ...Read More
When do amber waves in your toilet bowl begin to become socially unacceptable, and other questions. ...Read More
Some sea lions suffer from a form of epilepsy that bears a striking resemblance to epilepsy in humans. That insight could help scientists develop treatments and eventually find a cure for temporal lobe epilepsy, one of the most common forms that people get.
California's landscape is peppered with a huge collection of dams and reservoirs, providing water — and in some cases power — to cities and farms throughout the state. Most of these reservoirs typically fill up during the wet winter months and are slowly depleted over the course of the summer ...Read More
Clean-up of Mountain View site sends poisons on a costly cross-country journey that poses new hazards. ...Read More
Earlier this year, managers at a hatchery near Vancouver, Canada said they lost three years' worth of scallops -- 10 million animals -- to acidic waters. Ocean acidification is worse off the West Coast than anywhere else in North America.
The city's contract goat herd has added 49 kids recently to help clear grassy lots and fields. ...Read More
The week's news in photos from around the Bay. ...Read More
The tree, an albino chimera redwood, stands close to new Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit line in Cotati. ...Read More
Designation of site at Point Arena is expected to attract tourists to a relatively little visited area. ...Read More
Governor gets an earful from environmentalists during address to California Democrats' confab. ...Read More
Scientists are finding that dust storms in Asia and Africa influence how much snow falls in the Sierra Nevada. The research could help make weather forecasting more accurate and improve how California manages its water supply.