The Rim Fire that burned through one of the prettiest parts of California is now 80 percent contained, yet 96 percent Tuolumne River Watershed -- home to rafters, wildlife, and tourist attractions -- has been ruined. But it's time to quit your mourning and start helping to rebuild this scenic land ... More >>
Some question conservation targets in water-system upgrade By Peter Jamison The $4.4 billion plan to upgrade the Bay Area’s aging water system — a vast public-works edifice that delivers water from Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park to San Francisco and surrounding cities — r ... More >>
The envelope, please ... and the Pulitzer goes to -- Environmental Defense!
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?
Is it smart to jump into the Bay Guardian's version of public power, without even studying whether it will save money?