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Ernest Najar, 49, of Expresstech at 3475 Victor St., will be placed on probation for three years, monitored electronically for one year and pay fines of more than $36,500, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.
San Francisco had the audacity to label waste sludge as "organic" and give it away to home gardeners and even school gardens. The city's actions are outrageous, but they serve as a wake-up call.
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.
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.
Sea lions are returning to Pier 39 in San Francisco after an abrupt disappearance that left tourists disappointed and experts baffled.
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
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
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 â€˜Great Pacific Garbage Patchâ€™ in an [...]
Streets and public rights-of-way make up a whopping 25% of San Franciscoâ€™s total land areaâ€“more land than all of the cityâ€™s parks combined. Many of the streets are wider than necessary or contain wasted space, and thatâ€™s where the Pavement to Parks initiative comes in. The recently-launched program puts plazas and seating areas in excess [...]
Thursday, 92 elected and former elected officials came out against the project, the latest in a series of challenges to the plan.