Environment

Camp Fire
KCBS Radio/Holly Quan
Jeffrey Schaub
April 19, 2019 - 10:39 am
The town of Paradise may have to replace its entire water supply system because of contaminants unleashed by the Camp Fire last fall.
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Dreamstime
Matt Bigler
April 14, 2019 - 5:00 am
This past winter was one of the wettest in recent memory, wasn't it?
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napa fire damage
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Jenna Lane
April 12, 2019 - 10:41 am
Bay Area land management experts say controlled burns could help prevent wildfires in local high risk areas.
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Granuja Falls in Uvas Canyon County Park in Morgan Hill.
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Matt Bigler
April 09, 2019 - 1:11 pm
Gridlock is common here in the Bay Area, but usually it's on the major freeways. But now traffic backups are happening outside of a little known park in Santa Clara County.
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AP Photo/Ben Margot
KCBS Radio Midday News
April 02, 2019 - 11:09 am
The federal judge overseeing PG&E while the company is on probation has made a proposal with little precedent to restrict payments to shareholders.
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Redwood forests in the Santa Cruz mountains are protected under a deal involving the Peninsula Open Space Trust and and a logging company.
Peninsula Open Space Trust
Jennifer Hodges
March 27, 2019 - 2:20 pm
More than 900 acres of redwood forests in the Santa Cruz mountains will be protected under a deal that will allow some logging on the land.
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fishermans wharf
KCBS Radio/Holly Quan
Margie Shafer
March 27, 2019 - 10:53 am
A legal settlement means the California Dungeness crab season is ending early this year to protect whales and sea turtles.
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Dreamstime
Holly Quan
March 26, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Earthquake scientists will be focused on downtown Oakland on Wednesday when they launch the first public test of the early warning system. About 40,000 people in a 60-square-block area of the city will receive the test message on their smartphones and other devices when the notice goes out between...
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A firefighter scrambles to stop the Pawnee fire as it spots across Highway 20 near Clearlake Oaks, Calif., on Sunday, July 1, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
Holly Quan
March 22, 2019 - 2:13 pm
In a rare move, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday declared a statewide emergency due the state's string of wildfires, clearing the way for dozens of tree-trimming projects primarily in Northern and Central California. Bay Area cities like Orinda, Lafayette and Woodside are on the list for vegetation and...
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