Local residents are organizing to attend the Wednesday, April 1 meeting of the Oakland Planning Commission to oppose the proposed sale of public land on East 12th Street across the roadway from Lake Merritt to [...]
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is asking the public to cut back water use even further from 10 percent in 2014 to 15 percent in 2015, because of the continued drought.
Neighbors gathered at Allen Temple Baptist Church in East Oakland Wednesday night to discuss their concerns about the new AC Transit project, called Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). The project will build high-speed bus service along [...]
While many people are looking at the proposed Coliseum City development as the best and last chance to keep the Raiders and A’s in town in exchange for glitzy new stadiums, not as much attention [...]
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and City Administrator Naomi Kelly announced $1.2 million in matching Community Challenge Grants to residents, businesses, schools, non-profits and community groups to make neighborhood greening and beautification improvements. The San Francisco [...]
San Leandro has been selected as one of six jurisdictions in California for inclusion in a statewide program that provides new funding for residential seismic retrofit work. Qualified homeowners who apply and are accepted in [...]
The Keep Hayward Clean & Green Task Force will hold its final community cleanup event of the year on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Hayward High School, 1633 East Ave.
The League of Women Voters of West Contra Costa County in partnership with BART present “Building a Better BART”—A Presentation Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Richmond City Council Chambers, 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, 5:30 [...]
The San Francisco Foundation’s Program Director for Environment, Public Policy and Civic Engagement, Francesca Vietor, recently attended the White House Green Infrastructure Leadership Roundtable to discuss sustainability with senior officials from agencies such as the [...]
By Steve Hockensmith and Anthony Lazarus, SFSU News Geologists and engineers aren’t the only ones who learn something from seismic events. Since the major Bay Area quake of 1989, the experts who study how people [...]