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Sea lions have left Oregon's Sea Lions Caves and reappearing at San Francisco's Pier 39

(via www.oregonlive.com)

The sea lions Sea Lions Caves in Oregon have disappeared as mysteriously as they appeared. And they are returning to San Francisco's Pier 39. Some people wonder if it's El Nino.

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on Mar 03, 2010 at 08:51 PM

Is San Francisco about to end Critical Mass?

(via blog.oregonlive.com)

Critical Mass has been, for all intents and purposes, dead in Portland for a few years. Now, from San Francisco -- the birthplace of Critical Mass -- comes word that the end may be near thanks to complaints from residents and motorists who say their travels are disrupted, sometimes violently, by the cyclists.

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on Mar 03, 2010 at 09:51 AM

National Briefing | West: California: Sea Lions Returning to the Docks in San Francisco

(via feeds.nytimes.com)

Sea lions are returning to Pier 39 in San Francisco after an abrupt disappearance that left tourists disappointed and experts baffled.

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on Mar 02, 2010 at 10:50 PM

Sea lions slowly returning to S.F. pier

(via www.msnbc.msn.com)

Sea lions are returning to San Francisco's Pier 39 after an abrupt disappearance that left tourists disappointed and experts baffled.San Francisco - Sea lion - Pier 39 - Marine Mammal Center - United States

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on Mar 02, 2010 at 01:20 PM
Will San Francisco Put an E...

Will San Francisco Put an End to Critical Mass?

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Image credit: GoodCritical mass began in San Francisco in 1992 as a means of increasing awareness of cyclists rights. Since then, the movement has spread across the country and the world. Now, the city that gave birth to critical mass is thinking about shutting it down....Read the full story on TreeHugger

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on Mar 02, 2010 at 12:50 PM

Plastiki Plastic Bottle Boat Unveiled in San Francisco!

(via www.inhabitat.com)

San Francisco recently saw the unveiling of the Plastiki, a boat constructed from from 12,500 2-liter plastic bottles that will be embarking on a 7,500 mile journey to Sydney this spring. Built by Adventure Ecology and captained by David de Rothschild, the vessel will brave the waters surrounding the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ in an [...]

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on Mar 01, 2010 at 03:50 PM

San Francisco’s Pavement to Parks Initiative Gets a Major Boost

(via www.inhabitat.com)

Streets and public rights-of-way make up a whopping 25% of San Francisco’s total land area–more land than all of the city’s parks combined. Many of the streets are wider than necessary or contain wasted space, and that’s where the Pavement to Parks initiative comes in. The recently-launched program puts plazas and seating areas in excess [...]

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on Feb 26, 2010 at 03:20 PM

Opposition mounts to 12,000-home development on Cargill Salt lands in Redwood City

(via www.mercurynews.com)

Thursday, 92 elected and former elected officials came out against the project, the latest in a series of challenges to the plan.

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on Feb 25, 2010 at 05:51 PM
Three Tesla employees kille...

Three Tesla employees killed in crash identified, remembered [w/video]

(via green.autoblog.com)

Filed under: Etc., Tesla MotorsWreckage from the deadly Palo Alto plane crash - Click above to watch the video after the breakDetails on the deadly airplane crash that took the lives of three Tesla Motors employees are now filtering in, including the identities of the deceased. As reported yesterday, the Cessna 310 aircraft was owned by 56-year-old Dob Bourn, who worked as a senior electrical e...

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on Feb 18, 2010 at 04:20 PM

San Francisco Set to Lead the Electric Vehicle Revolution

(via www.inhabitat.com)

Want to jump start the electric vehicle revolution? Then make it illegal to ignore. That’s what San Francisco is doing with a revised building code that will require all new structures to have wiring for EV chargers. The new code is just one of a handful of reasons why the city is set to lead [...]

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on Feb 18, 2010 at 04:20 PM