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Engineers are finalizing a $409 million plan to replace Calaveras Dam, a key piece in the Hetch Hetchy water system that serves 2.5 million Bay Area residents, but is at risk of earthquakes
Itâ€™s always a pleasure to see a stunning home with sustainable features, but isnâ€™t pretentious about it. This beautiful residence in Atherton in the Bay Area is such a house â€“ gorgeous, with an obvious connection to the outdoors and sustainable features that could go undetected by the casual observerâ€™s eye. Featuring many green design [...]
Today on the Streetsblog Network, we're featuring a post from San Francisco's Pedestrianistabout two-way street conversions in Minneapolis and how such changingtraffic patterns could benefit pedestrians and other users:
Â Deficiencies cited in Environmental Protection Agency oversightSeptemberÂ 25,Â 2009
Editorial: San Jose could become a leader in the movement to phase out the bags that stay with us forever
Twenty years from now, Americans will look back in wonder at our addiction to plastic bags. It may be a stretch to compare it to smoking, but it's on the same spectrum â€” only with bags, it's the health of the environment, especially waterways, that bears the consequence.
This is a stock photo. This is not Damien's baby.Hey Folks, Damien's wife is having (or just had) a baby. That means Streetsblog Los Angeles is going to have a somewhat erratic publishing schedule for the next few weeks.Until we get the content flowing [...]
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom criticizes political rival Meg Whitman for saying in a newspaper op-ed that she'd suspend California's landmark greenhouse gas reduction legislation AB32 if elected as governor next year.
No one has claimed $3,200 found at recycling center
Reusable shopping bags have become ubiquitous.Â They're available at almost every retail store you walk into, but the majority of Americans still aren't using them.Â That may change soon as more and more cities are taking away the choice and making them a necessity.On Tuesday, the City of San Jose voted to place a ban on all plastic and paper bags at stores.The ban won't go into effect until ...
Stores will need to find another way to say "Thank You," though not handing out things that pollute the planet is a big start. Photo via jonathan.youngbloodSan Jose and San Francisco are two cities in constant battle to one-up the other on sustainability. That is one competition we don't mind sitting back and watching unfurl. From electric cars to waste diversion, the two cities are always work...