Thursday 5/311:49 am
By Melissa Hartman
Three falcon chicks from the nest on top of San Jose City Hall were outfitted with personalized bands Thursday morning by University of California at Santa Cruz researchers so they can be tracked and studied.
Tuesday 3/1312:07 am
By Bay City News
A federal judge in Oakland ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to designate by April 30 whether the smoggiest areas of the nation are meeting the current ozone standard for public health.
Those designations will in turn require states…
Friday 2/92:34 pm
By Janis Mara
Celebrity politicians were the order of the day as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met separately with California Gov. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in San Francisco Friday.
Thursday 1/41:30 pm
By SFBay Wires
The Trump administration proposed to open for exploration the largest expanse of the nation's offshore oil and natural gas reserves ever, including waters off the coast of California.
Tuesday 7/198:34 pm
By Julia Cheever
A state appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday upheld a trial judge's dismissal of a lawsuit in which four environmental groups sought to challenge rail shipments of crude oil.
Thursday 3/312:21 pm
By Keith Burbank
Officials with the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary are asking boaters to watch out for gray whales as they migrate along the coast to the Arctic this spring.
The whales travel close to shore, even right outside the Golden Gate,…
Friday 2/2610:39 am
By Daniel Montes
New legislation introduced Tuesday by San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener would require all new construction within the city, including residential and commercial buildings, to have solar panels installed.
Tuesday 5/1910:46 am
By Bay City News
The burial of two whales that turned up dead on a Pacifica beach in recent weeks began Tuesday morning and will be done in a couple of days, a San Francisco Recreation and Park Department spokeswoman said.
Crews will be…
Tuesday 5/510:19 am
By Sara Gaiser
Another dead whale has washed ashore in Pacifica, not far from where a dead sperm whale was found about three weeks ago.
The humpback whale is in the surf and California Academy of Sciences researchers are attempting to determine whether…
Thursday 4/3010:48 am
By Dan McMenamin
A sea lion was found in San Francisco’s Marina District Thursday morning, according to Marine Mammal Center officials.
San Francisco Animal Care and Control officers responded to Marina Boulevard and Divisadero Street at 6:37 a.m. Marine Mammal Center officials said…
Thursday 12/412:21 pm
By James Lanaras
Marin Municipal Water District customers are conserving water more than the statewide average and the levels of the district's reservoirs are higher than other parts of the state, a district spokeswoman said today.
Tuesday 9/3010:01 am
By Scott Morris
Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill prohibiting their use, the governor's office announced this morning.