Climate change in California’s Bay-Delta

USGS Report: How California’s interconnected San Francisco Bay and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is expected to change in response to global warming…

Three bin recycling

During the holiday season, there are more waste that generated by parties than usual. But if you didn’t set up materials correctly…

Preventing carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas. Carbon monoxide poisoning usually happens more often during the winter months…

Recycling electronics

James Kao immigrated to the United States from Taiwan in the 1970s. He learned that 80% of electronic wastes around the world…

A Chinese contractor sentenced to 1 year in jail

Danny Ho, age 53 of San Francisco, pleaded guilty on November 23, 2011. The defendant has been sentenced to one year in jail…

Free Chinese EUC rebate workshop

There’s an opportunity to learn how rebates up to $10,000 can make home energy upgrades affordable…

Know the basics before installing a solar system

The purpose of installing the solar system at home is to improve energy efficiency and save money…

SFUSD to Open Eco-Friendly Building

The San Francisco Unified School District opens a new solar-powered facility at John O’Connell High School…

SF Delays Vote on Checkout Bags Ordinance

The board voted 7-4 to again delay a vote on the legislation until it’s February 7 meeting…

Dreaming of a Green Christmas

The City of San Francisco is promoting the “Dreaming of a Green Christmas” program to encourage residents…

South Bay housing crisis and smoking ban proposal

New data shows there are nearly 5,000 homes in San Jose currently in foreclosure…

New S.F. Policy for Tree Maintenance

San Francisco is to transfer maintenance of street trees to property owners over a seven year period…

FDA warns dog owners about chicken jerky products

The U.S. Food and Administration (FDA) issued a warning about chicken jerky products for dogs…

Being prepared for Bay Area wind storm

A strong wind storm is expected to hit the Bay Area and may cause power outages..

San Jose’s Sustainable Affordable Housing

Brookwood Terrace is a new affordable housing project in East San Jose…

Self-Help for the Elderly Thanksgiving Luncheon

Self-Help for the Elderly Thanksgiving Luncheon draws 3,000 seniors and children to participate…

Food for Thanksgiving

The day before Thanksgiving, many people come to San Francisco Chinatown for their holiday feast…

SF Checkout Bags and Checkout Bags Charge

The City of San Francisco is proposed to charge customers 10 cents for checkout bags…

Used Cooking Oil and Grease Disposal

Do you wonder what to do with your used oil and grease from your holiday feast…

Southbay water district supports fluoride

The Santa Clara Valley Water District adopted a new policy supporting fluoridation in their drinking water. Fluoridation has been shown to prevent cavities and saves money…

San Francisco “Don’t Take the Bait” Campaign

EPA says mouse and rat baits pose harm to the public, pets and environment. San Francisco Supervisor Malia Cohen and the Department of Environment…

Two Local Dams Are Vulnerable to Earthquakes

Santa Clara Valley Water District has found that Calero and Guadalupe dams…

Climate Change and Carbon Dioxide

We can also help protect our ocean and ocean wildlife by using fewer plastics and oil…

Palo Alto Measure E

In the November 8th election, Palo Alto voters need to decide whether to build a composting plant…

Green Feature: SF rainwater harvesting system

San Franciscio Public Utilities Commission kicks off it’s Discounted Rain Barrel and Cistern Program – the fourth year in a row.

Taiwan ITRI’s Two Breakthrough Green Technologies

(KTSF by Jessie Liang) ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), Taiwan’s largest and one of the world’s leading high-tech research and development institutions, receive two 2011 R&D 100 Awards for its innovative, breakthrough technologies: i2Re-Paper, the [...]

Institute in Taiwan wins green tech awards

Taiwan’s largest and one of the world’s leading high-tech research and development institutions, receive two 2011 R&D 100 Awards for its innovative…

Green Feature: SF to list green certifications in property records

(KTSF by Jessie Liang) Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting announced his office will record the energy-efficiency certifications and ratings of buildings in San Francisco and become the first Assessor-Recorder in California to include this vital information in [...]

Green Feature: SunEdison brings jobs to new Belmont headquarters

  (KTSF by Jessie Liang) Maryland-based SunEdison, a solar company, has relocated its headquarters to the peninsula city of Belmont. SunEdison celebrated its grand opening today and was joined by Governor Jerry Brown and other [...]

Green Feature: SF Green Programs

(KTSF by Jessie Liang) San Francisco has received the distinction as the “greenest” city in North America in the first North American Green Cities Index. San Francisco was ranked ahead of New York, Seattle, Denver [...]