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Sunday Streets Return to San Francisco!

(via www.inhabitat.com)

San Francisco has just announced that it will be continuing its popular Sunday Streets program next year with new dates and locations for 2010! Running for the past two years, the event closes off a series of roads to vehicular traffic and and opens them to street parties, bike-riding, and uninhibited power-walking. Spearheaded by Mayor [...]

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on Dec 22, 2009 at 01:51 PM

Streetfilms: Making a Better Market Steet in San Francisco

(via la.streetsblog.org)

(editor's note: Earlier today we checked in on some cycling issues going on south of us. Now, let's see what Livable Streets Advocates are up to in NorCal.)For decades, planners and transportation specialists have debated howSan Francisco's most important street could be re-visioned to  make it

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on Dec 18, 2009 at 12:22 PM

San Francisco Launches Sustainable Financing For Green Building Renovations

(via www.inhabitat.com)

from the Mayor of San Francisco, Gavin Newsom…This week in Copenhagen, representatives from nations around the world are debating the best measures to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. The success of the Copenhagen talks is important as a measure of our collective commitment to tackling the causes and impacts of global [...]

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on Dec 15, 2009 at 01:22 PM
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Nissan and San Francisco team up on EV charging in Bay Area

(via green.autoblog.com)

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Nissan2010 Nissan Leaf - Click above for high-res image galleryNissan is steaming ahead at full speed on its electric car plans but it's not ignoring the infrastructure elements required to make those vehicles a viable proposition. This week, the automaker announced a partnership with the city of San Francisco to help create the elements needed for success. The city is ...

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on Dec 13, 2009 at 09:20 AM

San Francisco’s Transamerica Building Gets LEED Gold

(via www.inhabitat.com)

Just yesterday, one of our favorite mayors, Gavin Newsom, announced that one of our favorite buildings, the Transamerica Pyramid, in one of our favorite cities, San Francisco, is now one of the greenest in the nation! That’s right, the famous SF landmark was awarded LEED Gold certification yesterday, boosting San Francisco ahead of New York [...]

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on Dec 12, 2009 at 09:50 AM

Gavin Newsom: A San Francisco Landmark Goes Green

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

Today, the most famous building in San Francisco is also one of the most environmentally friendly in the country. The Transamerica Pyramid building has achieved...

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on Dec 11, 2009 at 05:51 PM
San Jose to Participate in ...

San Jose to Participate in Sustainable Transportation Conference in Sweden

(via gas2.org)

In October 2007, the City of San Jose, the 10th largest city in the US, launched a Green Vision program. The program set out a plan to carry out 10 green goals, one of which is to have 100 percent of the city’s public vehicles running on alternative fuels. Ultimately, the city has set its sights on becoming the greenest city in the nation.Many have taken notice of their efforts and city offic...

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on Dec 09, 2009 at 10:50 AM

24 eco ideas and ethical tips - Win green gifts on Biome Lifestyle Blog

(via www.biomelifestyle.com)

For the countdown to Christmas find below 24 ethical tips and eco ideas to ensure you ‘offset’ your increase in consumption and do your bit during the festive season… please feel free to add your own ideas and tips in the comments below – we’ll offer a prize for the most eyecatching and relevant tip that we receive… The winner will receive two of our lovely Christmas Stockings!

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on Dec 09, 2009 at 07:58 AM
Nissan LEAF Electric Car on...

Nissan LEAF Electric Car on the Streets of San Francisco by 2010

(via gas2.org)

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom today announced that Nissan would be bringing its all-electric LEAF, to the Bay Area market in 2010. Speaking on behalf of the Bay Area Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor program, Newsom said Nissan will work with San Francisco and the Bay Area to promote and build-out an EV charging infrastructure, including development of a streamlined process for customer install...

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on Dec 08, 2009 at 02:50 AM
Renegade Craft Fair Coming ...

Renegade Craft Fair Coming to San Francisco!

(via www.treehugger.com)

If you're looking for handmade arts and crafts from over 150 vendors and to support local and small businesses this holiday season, visit the Renegade Craft Fair, a DIY event featuring indie-craft and contemporary design talents. They just wrapped up shop after a great weekend in Chicago and are coming to San Francisco on December 19 and 20. It's free to attend--and crafts won't break the bank-...

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on Dec 07, 2009 at 05:20 AM