A suspect has been charged with vandalizing coast redwoods to steal burls prized by collectors and furniture makers.
Don't be deceived by a balmy Monday: Region is in for an early heat wave starting Tuesday. ...Read More
San Francisco's California Academy of Sciences opens a skull exhibit this week, featuring the work of Ray Bandar, a man who has devoted 60 years to cleaning the skulls and bones of some of California's most beloved animals.
California Environmental Protection Agency (full-size graphic below) Be it torrential rains or severe droughts, huge wildfires or rising sea-levels, every corner of the United States has been — and will continue to be — impacted by the effects of human-induced climate change. That's the scenario presented last week by a ...Read More
Venture capitalist expected to appear Monday in case involving access to a popular local beach.
Author was an ardent campaigner for environmental causes well into his later years. Read more ... ...Read More
Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan has not reached the California coastline. Scientists monitoring kelp forests on the West Coast announced their results on Wednesday.
The school's $18 billion endowment will no longer include coal, an increasingly bad investment. ...Read More
Commercial salmon boats arrive with their first catch of 2014, which promises to be a productive season. ...Read More
A California condor is receiving treatment at the Oakland Zoo for lead poisoning. She's the zoo's first condor patient at their animal hospital.
Neighborhood residents already suffer from high rates of asthma, heart and lung disease, and cancer. ...Read More
Yosemite opens the high-country highway, the third-earliest date traffic has resumed on the route. ...Read More
State officials say water supply in mountains is just 18 percent of average for the date. ...Read More
A research expedition in the Gulf of Mexico has stumbled on a field of beautiful natural sculptures made of asphalt on the sea floor.
For more than two decades, environmental groups and numerous agencies have worked to restore the wetlands at the former Hamilton Army Airfield. On Friday, the project achieved a significant milestone.
Stretching east of the Bay Area to Stockton and north to Sacramento lies California's delta — a puzzle of waterways and islands surrounding lush farmland. The Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers converge here. With a system of channels, gates and pumps built over a century, it's become the center of California's ...Read More
Earth Day is the perfect time to celebrate our connection to the land and bay around us, along with the 25th anniversary of the San Francisco Bay Trail. Find out more from the East Bay Regional Park District's Sharol Nelson-Embry.