Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Apr 19, 2013

Recycling Event Held for Earth Week

Recycling Event Held for Earth Week

Dozens of people gathered on Friday to give people a place to recycle cell phones for soldiers.

Apr 6, 2013

Sea Lions Dying at Unusual Rate: NOAA

Sea Lions Dying at Unusual Rate: NOAA

There have been seven times the number of sea lions that have beached themselves in San Diego County compared to the same time period last year.

Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

Top Stories
SD Union-Tribune Lays Off One-Third of Workforce

SD Union-Tribune Lays Off One-Third of Workforce

San Diego's dominant newspaper on Tuesday announced the layoffs of nearly a third of its 600 employees after it was acquired last week for $85 million by Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing.

Phoned-In Bomb Threat Leads to Lengthy HS Lockdown

Phoned-In Bomb Threat Leads to Lengthy HS Lockdown

A very specific bomb threat was phoned into West Hills High School in Santee Tuesday morning by a young person claiming to be a victim of bullying, prompting a lockdown on campus and a massive response from law...

Methadone Found at Crash That Killed 3-Year-Old: ME

Methadone Found at Crash That Killed 3-Year-Old: ME

Bottles of methadone were found in the car that crashed into an El Cajon power pole last month, killing a 3-year-old girl, a San Diego County Medical Examiner’s report reveals.

"Aggressive Neglect" Blamed in Balboa Park Repair Backlog

"Aggressive Neglect" Blamed in Balboa Park Repair Backlog

With so much public attention focused on building a new stadium right now, Balboa Park activists are wondering “Where’s the love?” for that civic asset -- as well as for the Chargers.

18 Dead, 16 Missing Amid Flooding in Tex., Okla.

18 Dead, 16 Missing Amid Flooding in Tex., Okla.

Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that...

Theater Gunman Detailed "Obsession to Kill" Since Childhood

Theater Gunman Detailed "Obsession to Kill" Since Childhood

The notebook details Holmes' "obsession to kill" since he was a child.