Alameda County supervisors to hear appeal on controversial Altamont wind turbines
A proposed three-year extension of wind turbine permits by Altamont Winds Inc., which opponents claim could kill more than 1,500 birds over the next three years, will head to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors on March 24.
The Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards Coalition has announced these winners in its 2015 contest to reward creative and technological approaches to conserving water in the San Mateo, Santa Clara and southern Alameda counties.
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California adopts first-in-nation energy storage plan
State regulators require utilities to invest in energy storage technology
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SolarCity launches community microgrids with Tesla batteries
SolarCity, well-known for rooftop solar systems, is expanding to so-called microgrids, larger power systems that can be tapped by entire communities when the power grid goes down.
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Review: 'Stupid (expletive) Bird' is a (expletive) blast
San Francisco Playhouse presents Aaron Posner's adaptation/send-up of Chekhov's 'The Seagull' in a winning, creative production; it runs through May 2.
Zayn Malik quits One Direction; band to continue with four
Fame apparently became too much for Zayn Malik, who announced he is leaving the band after five years.