The cleanup was hosted by nonprofit environmental group Save the Bay as part of a series of restoration events held by them and others annually on Bay Day.
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Investigators are working to determine the cause of the most recent fire at a housing development construction site in Oakland.
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Modern western societies have resisted to eat insects as a part of their daily diet. However, in recent years, a new trend has started to give way. This season, the Oakland Coliseum offers crickets as...
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At a time when the federal government does not support climate action, climate experts say local city efforts can mitigate warming and help the nation. Oakland has taken a lead role in local climate initiatives.
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Tagged city of oakland, climate change, Public Housing, public transportation, Tim Donaghy
Last year, the state of California experienced its most destructive and deadliest wildfire season on record. October is one of the highest-risk months of the year for wildfires in the state. Currently, fire departments and...
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Artist Rosten Woo's new public sculptures in Oakland are bringing new understanding of air pollution to the city.
As Oakland takes steps toward becoming an "age-friendly city," District 3 residents shared how issues like high housing costs and access to transportation affect local seniors.
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Ten communities from around the state are being selected for the deployment of air monitoring systems and community emissions reduction programs.
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Constructed wetlands, also known as horizontal levees, are key to addressing sea level rise in Oakland.
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Tagged bay restoration, climate change, flooding, horizontal levee, Jason Warner, Marc Holmes, Measure AA, Oakland, oro loma levee, Sam Schuchat, sea level, shoreline, wetland
Early Saturday morning, almost two thousand volunteers participated in the 23rd Annual Creek to Bay Day in 58 sites around Oakland to collect trash and debris from shorelines, water creeks and parks.
Representatives from government agencies, universities, industry and environmental nonprofits gathered in Oakland to talk about low-cost air quality sensors and what they can do.
Developers may have won in court, but opponents of a project that would ship coal through Oakland say that they’re not done fighting.
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Smoke coming from the recent wildfires is taking a toll on the health of Bay Area residents.
The lack of modern energy services, also referred to as energy poverty, is an ongoing issue in the Bay Area. But many organizations are working hard to make new energy options available to households.
Last week, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) and five East Bay communities were fined $389,300 in penalties for violating the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2014 Clean Water Act settlement. Oakland was penalized the most...
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On January 31, over 100 people gathered on the observatory deck at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland to witness the rare spectacle of the Super Blood Blue Moon.
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