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Oakland Children’s Hospital Doctors Prescribe Parks

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland and the East Bay Regional Park District team up to treat kids and families with a dose of the outdoors.
September 12, 2016

Trading Salmon for Almonds

To survive, both depend on river water from Northern California, but one is thriving, while the other is threatened. Is that fair?
September 08, 2016

The Battle for Point Molate

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt and a developer want a large-scale development at the former Navy site, while opponents push for open space and low density.
September 06, 2016

Logging for Water

A battle is brewing over whether cutting down trees will increase California's water supply.
August 01, 2016

Dying of Thirst

For two decades, the U.S. government has failed to deliver enough water to California wildlife refuges, and migratory birds have suffered mightily as a result.
July 05, 2016

Writing His Own Story

A modern John Muir hits his stride with Bay Nature, equal parts science journal and travelogue.
June 17, 2016

Battle Brewing Over Mission Peak

The East Bay Regional Park District is looking at parking alternatives as Mission Peak becomes a superhighway of hikers seeking selfies.
May 23, 2016

Ploughshares Helps Palomacy Improve the Image of Pigeons

A pigeon and dove rescue group uses an aviary at Ploughshares to rehab and rehome the often maligned birds.
May 10, 2016

Janice Lin Is an Advocate For the Sun and Wind

The Berkeley consultant helps companies, utilities, and governments move toward greater use of alternative energy.
April 29, 2016

Keeping Pace With the Green Rush

As medical marijuana becomes a commodity, Oakland sets a new pace for high-end professional services. Meet your new permit consultants—on weed.
April 29, 2016