The last remaining old-growth redwood trees along the California coast and in the Sierra are in the midst of a growth spurt the likes of which have never been seen before, a climate research study recently revealed.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Bobby McMullen pedaled his road bike over a wooden bridge, swooped along a curving trail, and then, as he approached a gate, readied himself for what, under the circumstances, was a risky maneuver.
Last updated Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 4:47pm
SAN FRANCISCO -- Big oil took a small but significant hit this week when San Francisco Bay Area motorists began filling up their gas tanks with algae, becoming the first private citizens in the world to use a domestically grown product that could revolutionize the fuel industry.
For fifty bucks, even you can swan around with a title fit for the Scottish gentry and, if you see fit, wear plaid kilts and tartan dresses.
An organization dedicated to the preservation of Scotland's disintegrating woodlands is offering California residents the title of Lord or Lady if they buy a square foot of dirt in the old country.
Death is always near for the surfers at Mavericks Beach , which is why the daredevils who ride the monstrous breaks would like rescuers with potentially life-saving Jet Skis to be closer still.
The question is whether environmental laws should be changed to protect the safety of a group of thrill-seekers.
A bitter debate over regulations limiting the use of Jet Skis erupted after the death of Sion Milosky, who died March 16 after wiping out on a monstrous wave at the world-renowned surf spot near Half Moon Bay.
SAN FRANCISCO -- An American Indian tribe is leading an effort to reintroduce endangered California condors to the northern part of the state, where they once played a major role in Indian traditions and are still honored in song and dance.