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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.

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?

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.

Logging for Water

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

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.

Writing His Own Story

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

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.

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.

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.

Former Anchor Leslie Griffith Becomes an Elephant Activist

The topic that resulted in her leaving KTVU turns into her life calling