A final vote on a plan to increase water flows to the lower San Joaquin River and southern Delta was delayed Wednesday until Dec. 11 …
The world’s largest accumulation of discarded junk is being targeted by an innovative effort.
The San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed that a torso found inside a fish tank at a San Francisco home last month is that of 65-year-old Brian Egg.
Police are awaiting an autopsy report on a human torso that was found earlier this month inside a fish tank at the home of a San Francisco man reported missing, police said Tuesday.
A great white shark that washed up on a beach in Santa Cruz County Sunday will get a necropsy this week.
An inflatable dam on the Russian River near Forestville will be taken down starting Monday to protect residents downstream.
In news worthy of making some Bay Area residents crabby, the Northern California commercial Dungeness crab season has been delayed again.
Calling “Kitty, kitty, kitty,” wildlife rescue workers captured a tame bobcat Friday night.
Anglers are advised to avoid eating channel catfish and limit their consumption of black bass and rainbow trout caught in the north lake at San Francisco’s Lake Merced.
The Marin Mammal Center is looking for volunteers to help one day a week during the current elephant and Pacific harbor pupping season.
Ecologists Friday afternoon continued their re-introduction of the Variable Checkerspot butterfly to the Presidio in San Francisco.
Two dead redwood trees that endangered passing motorists are now helping salmon restoration efforts in Marin County.
Two were arrested at an alleged illegal marijuana grow site in Napa County.
San Francisco Supervisors this week approved a comprehensive ban on the sale of polystyrene, or Styrofoam.
A rescue is underway after a vehicle went over a cliff in the Oakland Hills.
Plastic “nurdles” washing up near Monterey Bay raising serious concerns for the safety of fish and birds.
The owner of a clothing-optional resort near Los Gatos was sentenced Monday after pleading no contest to trespassing after she repeatedly diverted water from a creek.
Wildlife officials have transported a pregnant elephant seal that blocked a North Bay highway to an established elephant seal colony at Point Reyes.
An elephant seal repeatedly trying to cross state Highway 37 in Sonoma County from nearby waters caused traffic backups.
Caltrans officials said Tuesday that the implosion of the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge has been postponed for at least a week.
Two pufferfish may have been spotted on a Monterey Bay beach, far north of their usual range of habitat.
The California Department of Public Health announced Friday that its updating its warning to consumers regarding seafood caught in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties.
Construction on a $30 million emergency barrier to prevent salt water from entering drinking water supplies began this week.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced a revised plan to build large tunnels to pump water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Fliers are advised to bring their own food to SFO during a two-day restaurant worker strike.
The once-mighty San Joaquin River has been dry as toast since the 1940s, and some want to keep it that way.
Spend the weekend cuddling your pet tiger? Or selling a tank for your alligator? If you did it online, look out.
Prices that sound like joy to salmon lovers have driven a group of local fishermen to hang up their nets.
Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach him to fish at a pier in the Bay, and you might just poison him with mercury.