The latest in green living is on full display in the East Bay. One of the game changers: Electric space and water heating. Such innovations may be in store for all Californians as the state moves to 100 percent electric energy by 2045.
Will a lawsuit hold Shell, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, accountable for its impact on warming the planet? Climate activists are vying for their day in court, this time in The Netherlands.
Are Republicans too afraid to let people vote? That's what a voting rights advocate says after opposition killed a bill that would have made election day a federal holiday, required early voting across the nation, and created public financing of small dollar campaign contributions.
The Trump administration announced that it will block federal family planning funding from organizations that provide abortion referrals to women. Because of the rule, Planned Parenthood, a non-profit women’s health organization that provides care for 1.6 million people, is at risk of losing federal funding. That money could be funneled to "fake crisis pregnancy centers."
Five notable female politicians—the largest number in U.S. history—are now vying for the U.S. Democratic Party's 2020 presidential ticket. Some are already heaped in the type of criticism only women tend to receive when running for office, according to one expert.
The first day of Kwanzaa kicked off at City Hall in San Francisco on December 26th. Free events hosted by The Village Project ran through January 1st. Each of the seven days of Kwanzaa honors a core principle of African American culture. Those principles are especially salient today.
Dozens of environmental activists blockaded the U.S. Federal Building in San Francisco on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. They were joined by hundreds of protesters calling on Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi to support a green new deal to address the planetary climate crisis.
California’s efforts to protect the public from wildfires have not been enough — that’s what one community member said at a town hall on the issue. Panelists from Cal Fire, UC Berkeley, and the San Francisco Chronicle discussed the extreme and abnormal fire conditions that have become the new normal, and what can be done about them.