The contract for the demolition and abatement of North Mare Island Building 755 was awarded to Silverado Contractors, Inc. of Oakland with City Council approval on July 8.Silverado Contractors provides a full spectrum of demolition [...]
San Francisco became the first major city in the U.S. to ban the sale of plastic water bottles on public property this week, taking the lead in a national effort to curb waste.
Solano County Transit (SolTrans) and its contracted operator, National Express Transit Services Corporation, have been awarded the 2014 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Gold Award for Excellence in Safety Achievement.
The Foothill Seminary commercial corridor is going to get a facelift. In 2004, District 6 Councilmember Desley Brooks, in partnership with David Glover of OCCUR and the City of Oakland, applied for a Metropolitan Transportation [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) is praising the Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon pollution standards for existing power plants. “The Obama Administration’s decision to begin cutting carbon emissions from power plants is an important step on [...]
Oakland community environmental leaders have notified the city that they are prepared to file a formal federal Title VI civil rights complaint over the negative impacts on air quality of the Oakland Army Base development [...]
Professor Mark Jacobson of Stanford, author of a science-based plan to get to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050, opens “Dirty Energy/Clean Solutions,” a three-day Bay Area conference that looks at regional and statewide impacts [...]
The City of San Leandro and Friends of San Leandro Creek have announced that the annual Earth Day and Watershed Festival take place on Saturday, April 12th at Root Park, located at East 14th Street [...]
Port officials and local residents broke ground this week on the Crosstown Freeway Ramp Expansion Project at the Caltrans Maintenance Yard in Stockton, which will divert traffic away from the Boggs Tract community.
The Brubeck Institute has announced a Grammy Award-winning lineup for its 13th annual Brubeck Festival, featuring Al Jarreau, Eddie Palmieri, and Terri Lyne Carrington in Stockton March 26-29.The Brubeck Festival is an annual event that [...]