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Sierra Club

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Fracking In Monterey County Blocked -- Temporarily

    The land of Steinbeck has more to it than fertile soil from which the nation's spinach and strawberries sprout: The country's biggest supply of shale oil lies below the central California turf.The Monterey Shale extends through most of central California and has as much as 15.4 million barrels of oi ... More >>

  • Film

    March 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Sierra Club, Historians File Lawsuit to Stop Construction of Hotel in Presidio National Park

    ​ Local nonprofits and environmentalists are suing the San Francisco Presidio Trust to try and stop its plans to build an "unnecessary" 14-building hotel in the Main Post of The Presidio National Park.The Presidio Historical Association and Sierra Club said they were left with "no choice" but to f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Why Leland Yee Won the Sierra Club Endorsement

    A snapshot of Leland Yee's environmental record​Somebody has it out for State Sen. Leland Yee -- someone aside from Rush Limbaugh. When the news hit that the highly esteemed Sierra Club tossed its support behind Yee for mayor, the Twitter activity started buzzing; City Hall insiders -- and even re ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 16, 2011
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    January 17, 2011

    San Francisco Environmentalists Sue EPA Over Clean Air Act

    Sparing Polluters​It's Spare the Air Day, and here is why we should refrain from air-polluting behaviors. The San Francisco-based Sierra Club has joined WildEarth Guardians in a legal battle to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to hold more than two dozen states accountable for protec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Sierra Club Sues EPA For Not Enforcing Clean Air Act

    Trouble in paradise?​Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in federal court in San Francisco, asserting the EPA did not adequately enforce provisions of the Clean Air Act.The lawsuit, filed yesterday by the Sierra Club and WildEarth Guardian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Kill the Frogs Before It's Too Late: Message to San Francisco

    Go ahead, punk: Make my day.​Killer frogs lurk in the dark waters of Golden Gate Park's Lily Pond, awaiting the moment when a visiting youngster totes a few tadpoles home to Auburn and lets them loose in a stream -- thus threatening aquatic ecosystems in the Sacramento River Delta and beyond.Notwi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Baylinks: Hipsters, Fliers, & Questions

    Aren't we all one Web design class away from yuppie-dom, anyway?​Who's gentrifying the Mission: Hipsters vs. Yuppies. [Mission Mission]Sierra Club doesn't "frown on fliers" even if they do kill trees. [SFAppeal]Read the Mehserle jury questionnaire. [Crime Scene]Cesar Chavez meridian appears to def ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Sierra Club Launches Inane iPhone App, Eco-Unfriendly Contest

    ​Dear Sierra Club: Your new, brilliantly-titled iPhone app, "Eco Hero," is super rad and awesome. We have been waiting so long for a public, tech-based way to make promises to eat local/organic, ride our bike, write letters about green issues, and bring reusable bags to the grocery store! We are p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Fish Story: Sierra Club Lawsuit Claims Unlawful Water Diversion Terminating Trout

    Rod SutterbyMr. Trout, siding with the plaintiffs...Anyone who's ever seen Show Boat knows that "Fish gotta swim." Also, "Birds gotta fly" and "I gotta love one man 'til I die." The first of these needs was addressed in a recent federal lawsuit filed in San Francisco by The Sierra Club and the Carme ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 3, 2009
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    October 8, 2008
  • Film

    August 22, 2007

    Save Darfur?

    War, slaughter, genocide — and you feel like seeing a movie?

  • News

    July 11, 2007
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    September 27, 2006

    Troublesome Pastimes

    One local busybody collects letters from serial killers. Another attacks environmentalists. Guess which one's misguided.

  • News

    June 28, 2006

    Mean People's Court

    On many fronts, the spiteful are doing harmful things that you should know about

  • Home Entertainment

    June 21, 2006

    Shark Bites

    JAWS Unleashed is as sloppy as it is gory

  • News

    February 15, 2006

    Greening the Left

    Tycoons will pay to generate leftist ideas in voters' minds, but now they want to see results

  • News

    November 2, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of Wednesday, November 2, 2005

  • Calendar

    September 7, 2005

    In the Club

    Moscone gets green

  • Culture

    June 29, 2005

    Further Browsing

    Our guide to readings, spoken word, and other literary events

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    Environmental Cycle

    San Francisco is the world capital of the art of hypocritical, Earth-friendly rhetoric. Official support for bicycle commuters could lessen the cognitive dissonance.

  • News

    December 15, 2004

    Housing Democrats

    Why Democratic mayors must build America's cities by establishing an urban real estate cartel

  • Calendar

    December 8, 2004

    See Men Sing

    Vintage tunes above decks

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2004
  • News

    September 22, 2004

    Big Dam Mess

    The Environmental Defense Fund embarks on a national campaign to shame San Francisco into restoring the other great Yosemite valley, Hetch Hetchy. But is shame really a good political strategy?

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2004

    Wild Things

    David Brower's fight to save the west

  • Calendar

    April 21, 2004

    Planet Pleasure

    Earth Day in S.F.

  • Calendar

    December 31, 2003

    Football Follies

    Hot bowl action at Pac Bell Park

  • News

    April 2, 2003

    Bringing Up Baby Gavin

    How William Newsom's pipeline into the Getty fortune has put money -- lots of it -- in his politically ambitious son's pocket

  • News

    January 15, 2003

    An Alias for All Seasons

    Our hero finds an interesting way to track the sources of his junk mail

  • News

    November 20, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of November 20, 2002

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    Balkans by the Bay

    Aquatic Park, long mismanaged by a jumble of self-interested entities, needs public-spirited refurbishment

  • News

    July 25, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    Troubled Waters; HOT Topic; Clarification

  • Calendar

    April 21, 1999
  • Calendar

    March 10, 1999
  • News

    February 3, 1999
  • News

    January 20, 1999

    No More Free Ride?

    Sierra Club wants BART parkers to pay

  • News

    December 17, 1997

    Deep Xanadu-doo

    William Randolph Hearst's heirs want to build hotels and a golf course on his seaside estate, below his fabled castle. Ranchers and environmentalists are raising Kane.

  • News

    July 10, 1996
  • News

    July 3, 1996
  • News

    June 19, 1996

    Looking A little Green

    Taking the Sierra Club's helm, boy wonder Adam Werbach confronts more than his own inexperience

  • News

    January 10, 1996

    Off-Base (Part II)

    The most vituperative battle ever fought over the Presidio pits a handful of activists (and a certain weekly newspaper) against a local coalition of environmentalists, business, and the majority of elected officials. Is the congressional compromise to es

  • News

    January 10, 1996

    Off-Base (Part I)

    The most vituperative battle ever fought over the Presidio pits a handful of activists (and a certain weekly newspaper) against a local coalition of environmentalists, business, and the majority of elected officials. Is the congressional compromise to es

  • News

    October 4, 1995
  • News

    August 9, 1995

    The Mission Blue Mission

    Saving the habitat of an inch-long violet butterfly, the endangered Mission Blue, is the starting point of a many-sided battle for dominance of San Bruno

  • News

    April 26, 1995
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    April 19, 1995
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    March 29, 1995

    Whirly Birds

    The wind-power entrepreneurs at Kenetech have spent millionsin vain tosolve this avian mystery: Why have hundredsof raptors, including golden eagles, died alongside the windmills of Altamont Pass?

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