The tree, an albino chimera redwood, stands close to new Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit line in Cotati. ...Read More
Plan relies on renewables -- and fossil fuels -- to fill gap created by shutdown of nuclear power plant.
A wave generated by Japan's monstrous Tohoku earthquake destroyed Crescent City's fishing harbor. Engineers say the new design should withstand a 50-year event.
After weeks of rain, Marin County reservoirs have a magical feel to them even as the drought continues. ...Read More
Recycled water plant relies on technology used successfully from Singapore to Orange County. ...Read More
We've seen lots of rain over the past month. But the drought's not done with us, and here's why. ...Read More
National Park Services says loss of visitor spending hit some communities hard. But Pinnacles, the nation's newest national park, ducked the worst of the problems.
Latest series of storms is expected to douse entire region. But the drought? It's still with us. ...Read More
Package aims at helping those suffering worst impact of crisis, with emphasis on securing emergency water. ...Read More
The mass extinction that killed off the dinosaurs was known to have coincided with Earth getting hit by an asteroid. Next time, we may be the asteroid, according to Elizabeth Kolbert's new book "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History." Kolbert writes that humans are not only "witnessing one of the ...Read More
A new trove of soft-body fossils promises to expand the range of time and life-forms available to science as we explore the Cambrian Explosion of a half-billion years ago.
State officials are trying to do damage control to help endangered salmon during the drought, but helping some fish could hurt others.
State Sen. Jerry Hill introduces bill that wouldo force billionaire to allow access to Martins Beach. ...Read More
Even with some recent rain, California’s drought grinds on, and health officials say 17 communities could run out of water within the next four months – or sooner. One of those, an hour north of Los Angeles, is the town of Lake of the Woods, perched above the Tejon Pass.
Police booked 28 protesters for blockading an entrance to the Federal Building Wednesday. ...Read More
A small flock of snowy plovers have moved to Crown Beach in Alameda this winter. Learn more about why they're threatened from Sharol Nelson-Embry of the East Bay Regional Park District.
The voluntary cut comes as East Bay district considers tapping the Sacramento River for the first time. ...Read More