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Alliance of enviro, sporting groups want white sturgeon listed as endangered

Daily Republic

Environmental and sporting groups that have not always lined up on the same side of issues have found a common cause. The San Francisco Baykeeper, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance...

Are the Bay Area’s Sewage Systems Ready for El Niño?


The Rintaro restaurant staff was preparing osechi — a traditional meal to celebrate Japanese New Year. They’d been working on it all week, and on Dec. 31, 2022, they were just putting on the...

Bay Area Housing Project Raises Concerns About Sea-Level Rise


Climate activists are pushing back on a contentious shoreline housing project in the South Bay city of Newark. By building there, the activists believe, the city will miss an opportunity to restore...

Where's our water? A look at California's storage problem

Bakersfield Now

In 2014, California voters passed a proposition using $7.5 billion dollars in state funds to expand water storage capacity. Nearly 10 years later, people say not much has come from the vote. The main...

Water pollution lawsuit against Mountain View, Sunnyvale could change course following Supreme Court ruling

Mountain View Voice

An environmental watchdog is pressing forward with lawsuits against the cities of Mountain View and Sunnyvale in an effort to get them to clean up local creeks. Court filings earlier this year show...

De-Pave Park Buildings to Be Removed, Parklets to Stay

Alameda Post

On November 7, City Council directed staff to proceed with De-Pave Park design plans, including the eventual removal of Buildings 25 and 29 at Alameda Point to maximize ecological park space. The...

SF Baykeeper Intends to Sue Feds for Missing Congressional Deadline to Protect Longfin Smelt

Daily Kos

Oakland, California—On October 11, San Francisco Baykeeper put the US Fish and Wildlife Service on notice that the environmental advocacy organization intends to sue the agency for for violating the...

SF Bay Keeper Aims For Change With The Help Of Hip Hop

SF Weekly

San Francisco, CA - For the last 50 years of Hip Hop, social commentary and community have served as an integral part of the message and movement, remixing and shifting our pop culture paradigms,...

South City marina fire destroys boats, prompts passenger rescue

San Francisco Examiner

A Wednesday morning fire near a South San Francisco marina injured one person, destroyed at least three boats, and prompted environmental crews to respond and prevent contaminants from spreading into...

A historic California species is in imminent danger of extinction. A huge effort just launched to save it

San Francisco Chronicle

On a remote stretch of creek in California’s far north, a team of biologists dropped fishing nets into a cold pool of water Tuesday with high hopes: to save one of the state’s great salmon runs by...

Debate over options for California’s ailing Delta region reflects deep divisions over water

Los Angeles Times

California water regulators have released a long-awaited analysis of options for managing flows in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, where fish populations have been declining and the ecosystem...

New $3 million grant to support harmful algae monitoring in the San Francisco Estuary

San Francisco Estuary Institute

Over the last decade, harmful algal blooms (HABs) have emerged as one of the highest-priority water quality management issues in the San Francisco Estuary, which includes the San Francisco Bay (Bay)...


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