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The Clif Bar Conundrum

The energy company distances itself from limit-breaking climbers, determining their risky behavior puts the Clif Bar brand in peril.
May 01, 2015

Green Businesses Flock to Alameda Point

Natel Energy, Saildrone, and Wrightspeed have followed Makani Power to Alameda Point to create an active green-business incubator.
April 26, 2015

Restoring East Bay Streams

Here are a few recent and dramatic successes in a 40-year movement to reclaim and restore the Bay Area’s urban creeks.
April 22, 2015

Fantastic Negrito Earns the Limelight

Xavier Dphrepaulezz is an Oakland musician whose star seems to be rising, thanks to beating out 7,000 other contestants from around the world for NPR’s “Tiny Desk Concert Contest.”
April 22, 2015

Saturday Mornings Are Busy at the Jack London Aquatic Center

At the Oakland Estuary, amid the chill and damp, arises a mini-city of hundreds of rowers, coxswains, and coaches, crowding the wharves in the pre-dawn darkness like it’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve.
April 15, 2015

Sears Building May House Tech Workers

Tech’s footprint in Oakland could grow several sizes overnight if Silicon Valley property manager Lane Partners lures in a major tech firm with its $48 million renovation of the Sears building.
April 08, 2015

Worst Mistakes in Waste Diversion

These five tips can make your recyle, compost, and trash bins greener.
April 04, 2015

The Poet of the Sierras

April 04, 2015

Feedback on Our Story on the Transbay Tube

April 04, 2015

Anticipating the Oakland A’s Opening Day

The editor doesn’t know much about baseball or the A’s—except that she’s a fan. Introducing a new roster of strangers who we’re hoping gel to become a competitive team.
April 04, 2015