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How NASA is Monitoring the California Drought

While most of North America is concerned with freezing temperatures and snowstorms as a result of the Polar Vortex, California is going through one of its worst droughts on record. The situation is continuing to...
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Solar Energy in Palo Alto, 80MW at 6.9 cents/Kilowatt Hour

Palo Alto is generally referred to as the heart of Silicon Valley. In a newer trend, Palo Alto is now part of a municipal utility that got 80 MW in solar purchase agreements. The...
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Bobcat Protection Act targets unlimited trapping in California

When the lowest form of predators start threatening to leave the state we know we’re doing something right. The Bobcat Protection Act of 2013 is meant to keep one species of the state’s few remaining mega-fauna...
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Bill seeks to overturn California ban on hunting with dogs

Last year the California legislature passed SB 1221, which bans using packs of dogs to chase bears and bobcats during hunting. This year, another California politician has introduced a bill, AB 1230, to overturn...
cow animal abuse

Ag-gag bills make suffering easier to swallow

Laws making it illegal to document animal abuse or food-safety violations on farms are taking the nation by storm. There’s nothing like a proposed ag-gag law in California to burst my little bubble of faith...
2013 Fiat 500e

Fiat Announces ePass Rental Program for 500e Owners

A major concern for buyers considering electric vehicles is the range limitations compared to gas-powered models. Consumers believe that they should receive similar mileage to their cars and trucks especially if they pay top...
Oil drill

U.S. government auctions prime California land for oil development‏

An auction was held in California this week -- but the goods for sale were far from the antique keepsakes and estate heirlooms you might expect. Rather, U.S. officials auctioned off nearly 18,000 acres of...
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EV Charging Canopy Installed at San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo is among the most popular attractions in California thanks to more than 3,700 intriguing animals and favorable weather. This zoo acts as an educational resource for tourists and local residents...
CO2 Emissions

California to sell 60 million CO2 emissions credits

California will soon be the world's second largest carbon market off the ground—the largest is the 30-nation European market. In an attempt to bring the greenhouse gas emissions down to 1990 levels by the year 2020,...
Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Leading Car Sales in California

According to an L.A. Times report, Toyota’s Prius hybrid is the best-selling car in the Golden state so far in 2012. Citing data taken from AutoCount and the California New Car Dealers Assn., the...

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