Two recently orphaned mountain lion cubs from different locations in Northern California are now playing and bonding at Oakland Zoo.
An eight-year-old lawsuit filed against PG&E Co. for alleged releases of dioxin from stored utility poles into San Francisco Bay and Humboldt Bay has been settled, according to the environmental group that filed the lawsuit.
Two baby snow leopards, born at the San Francisco Zoo and Gardens in June, made their official debut Thursday.
High temperatures expected throughout California this week have prompted the state’s Independent System Operator Corporation to issue a Flex Alert to encourage electricity conservation Tuesday and Wednesday.
A third dead whale since Friday has washed ashore in the Bay Area, the latest being a fin whale found in Bolinas, Marine Mammal Center …
A federal judge in Oakland ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to designate by April 30 whether the smoggiest areas of the nation are …
A Bay Area scientist is the first veterinarian to be chosen as a TED Fellow.
Can a monkey own the copyright to a famous series of selfies he took of himself in an Indonesian jungle?
Some PG&E customers may see lower energy bills, while others may see higher bills, due to changes being made to the company’s billing system.
President Barack Obama has expanded the California Coastal National Monument to include the Cotoni-Coast Dairies in Santa Cruz County.
Some 31 social services, childcare and arts nonprofits in San Francisco received over $1 million in grants this month.
Children and adults can see three reindeer at the San Francisco Zoo until New Year’s Day.
Visitors wishing to see the Farallon National Wildlife Refuge can now skip the 30-mile boat ride to the islands and instead watch from their home.
A critically endangered wildflower thought to be on the brink of extinction has been found thriving on a mountain in Antioch.
Caltrans has been granted permission to remove two piers of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge using the same technique that safely demolished the span’s largest pier.
Dozens of rare frogs raised by staff at the San Francisco Zoo were released into their wild habitat Tuesday in El Dorado County.
A regional ballot initiative proposing a $12 parcel tax to fund Bay conservation and flood protection projects appears to have been narrowly approved by voters.
Following similar steps recently taken by other agencies, the Contra Costa Water District’s leaders voted Wednesday to reverse most of its water use restrictions.
Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order Monday mandating long-term water conservation across California.
Brentwood City officials this week said they have turned off decorative fountains in order to save water during the current drought.