After three decades, environmentalists are on the cusp of obtaining wild and scenic designation for the Mokelumne River, which would prevent new dams on the East Bay’s primary water supply.
A $4 billion measure on the June ballot would help upgrade parks and increase access to them.
Richmond’s Full Cycle Bioplastics looks to a green future.
The transportation agency plans to cut down 300 more trees to widen Niles Canyon Road—a project that threatens a major East Bay watershed.
As new housing transforms the face of downtown Oakland, an ambitious plan to relocate the city’s night herons proceeds, along with a student-led effort to make them the city’s official bird.
East Bay activists are pushing to replace more traffic lanes with bike lanes. But not everybody is happy about it.
The popular lake has closed four consecutive years because of toxic algae blooms—an increasing problem found around the globe.
Plans to move California Waste Solutions appear to have stalled amid increasing neighbor complaints of trash, stench, and rats at its West Oakland facility.
Activists won commitments from Bay Area planners to find ways to build more affordable housing in the region.
How a busy septuagenarian inspired the city’s reforestation.