Citing health and environmental threats posed by increased coal shipments in and out of California, Senator Loni Hancock on Friday introduced four proposed laws to restrict exports of the pollution-inducing fuel source.
By Arthur Delaney, Huffington Post Days after Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) apologized for toxic tap water in the city of Flint and accepted the resignations of multiple state officials, the U.S. Justice Department [...]
By Margaret Gordon and Brian Beveridge Local businessmen Phil Tagami, Omar Benjamin and Jerry Bridges are on the wrong side of history as they pursue the construction of a coal export terminal at the [...]
A newly formed group of local pastors made a powerful appearance before the Oakland City Council Tuesday evening, Dec. 8, to speak out in favor of a maritime project that will bring long-awaited jobs and [...]
Community members and faith leaders are continuing to raise awareness about what they consider to be the dangers of coal to the health of residents of West Oakland and other nearby communities.
By Ned McKay Communing with nature can boost your resistance to diseases, according to an article referenced in the January issue of Consumer Reports. The article cites work by Ming Kuo, director of [...]
By Ned MacKay The presents will have been opened, the turkey served, and everyone will be looking for something to do besides standing in line to see “Star Wars.” Well, the East Bay Regional [...]
Monarch butterflies will be visiting Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont now through early next year. In addition, the rainy season clustering of ladybugs is underway in various regional parks, but especially Redwood Park in [...]
The Natural Resources Defense Council and the University of California–Berkeley are teaming up for a yearlong study of the environmental impacts of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft. <
The East 12th Wishlist Design Team, supported by the neighborhood coalition Eastlake United for Justice, has submitted a proposal to build a 100 percent affordable housing development on the contentious East 12th Street Remainder parcel [...]