Goldman Prize winner Ma Jun

The 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony took place tonight in San Francisco. China winner Ma Jun is one of six recipients…

Middle Class Scholarship Act

New Acts proposed by California Assembly Speaker John Perez helps students whose family income is under $150,000 but who are not eligible for financial aid…

Voters to go green

With recent changes to state and municipal laws, voters now are allowed to go green by opting out of receiving Voter Information Pamphlets and Sample Ballots by mail, and accessing it online instead…

Turning waste into craft boxes

Do you know how to turn used milk cartons or tissue boxes into beautiful and useful craft boexes? Today’s “Green Feature” tells you how to do it yourself…

Prediction on gas prices

Professor and Director of Energy Institute at the UC Berkeley, Severin Borenstein, predicts gas prices most likely won’t go up to $5 a gallon…

SF: New charging stations

San Francisco announced the installation of 26 new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in City owned parking facilities…

The Documentary “Waking the Green Tiger”

“Waking the Green Tiger” is a feature documentary about a group of journalists, activists and farmers who launch a campaign…

Hetch Hetchy Cmmunity Benefits

What other resources are available besides water supply…

Hetch Hetchy Water System Improvement Projects

What authorities do to make the aging water system reliable and seismically safe…

Quality control of Hetch Hetchy water

How authorities maintain the high quality of clean and safe drinking water…

Controversy over Hetch Hetchy water system

Surrounded by mountains and 3,800 feet above sea level, the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir collects its water from Sierra snowmelt. Covering an area of 460 square miles…

Reuseable grocery bag cleaning methods

How to clean and wash reuseable grocery bags…

Overview of the Hetch Hetchy Water System

What is the water source that provides drinking water to 2.5 million Bay Area residents?

SmartMeter customers pay out to opt out

The CPUC approved the opt-out plan of SmartMeters that allows PG&E’s customers to choose either a new SmartMeter or a traditional analog meter. But the opt-out customers have to pay fees…

San Jose cell tower controversy

Verizon Wireless is proposing to set up a 60-foot tall cell tower next to a San Jose elementary school but the plan is opposed by many parents and neighbors…

Chef Hou’s Taiwan beef noodle soup recipe

Taiwan beef noodle soup chef Hou visited the Bay Area last week and shared his serect recipe with local people…

SF workers recover lost wages

Several organizations and state and city agencies announced the over $316,000 settlement of a major wage theft case in San Francisco…

San Jose unveils free CPR app

The San Jose Fire Department partnered with El Camino Hospital to provide a free, lifesaving PulsePoint CPR mobile phone app for San Jose …..

Bay Area plastic bag bans

More than 15 cities and counties in the Bay Area have adopted similar plastic bag bans, including Alameda county, Marin county, San Jose, Palo Alto, Sunnyvale, Millbrae…

SF: Proposition 209 controversy

Lawyers for 46 minority students and a civil rights group asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco today to allow them to go forward with their challenge…

A conversation with SF Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Lee has a direct conversation with Chinese community about many issues that immigrants are concerned…

Taiwan Champion Beef Noodle Soup Chef in Town

Taiwan Champion Beef Noodle Soup Chef in Town…

SF passes expanded plastic bag ban

The new rule requires all merchants to provide recyclable bags or reusable bags to a customer but will charge 10 cents per bag…

CleanPowerSF draws questions

The proposed CleanPowerSF offers customer 100% renewable energy but the program also has raised more questions among the public and policymakers…

Boater reported missing from Pillar Point Harbor

U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching this morning for a recreational boater who did not return after leaving from Pillar Point Harbor on Wednesday…

EPA official visits local green business that’s growing

Mission Motors, a San Francisco green business that provides powertrain components for hybrid and electric vehicles plans to double its workforce this year…

Oakland’s new police and fire chiefs

The Mayor of Oakland Jean Quan officially named Interim Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan as the City’s new Police Chief today…

Seton Hospital fined $100,000

Seton Medical Center in Daly City has been fined $100,000, the maximum penalty and fine under state law…

Local reaction to CleanPowerSF

If CleanPowerSF is launched, about 23,000 homes will automatically be enrolled into the program…

NBA celebrates Chinese New Year

Golden Gate Warriors host Lunar New Year events as part of The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) first-ever NBA Chinese New Year Celebration…