(Carl Costas for CALmatters)
Tom Steyer and Kevin de León: A friendship that may change California
Kevin de León is among California's most powerful politicians, and Tom Steyer is a billionaire. And they have built a friendship that may shape the state's climate and energy policy.
They have no other choice.
( Karl Mondon )
California adopts first-in-nation energy storage plan
State regulators require utilities to invest in energy storage technology
Berkeley lab unveils new solar energy center aimed at producing fuel from sunlight
Groundbreaking work expected to be performed at $59 million Solar Energy Research Center.
Honda unveils 2016 Accord in Silicon Valley
Skipping typical new car debut venues such as Detroit, Los Angeles and New York, Honda unveiled its latest Accord model Thursday at a high-tech research laboratory in Mountain View. Honda becomes the latest big car company to expand its Silicon Valley research division.
(Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
Brooks on Beer: Healdsburg's Bear Republic is a hoppy haven
Bear Republic's brewpub is high on any list of beer-ophile pleasures. Here's the scoop on the brewery, its people -- and its new IPA ice cream.
Celebrity crushes: Falling in love with Marlon Brando
The magic and the meaning of a teen-age girl's first celebrity crush.