With a list of luminaries that included former Secretary of State Colin Powell, the Bloom Box was officially unveiled at the Bloom Energy press conference in San Jose, Calif. The question remains whether the company's new method of making fuel cells can deliver on all the hype.
02/24/2010 05:06 pm
A fight aboard a city bus in Oakland, Calif., is the latest fracas on public transit to be captured on video and disseminated on YouTube. Such images, rightly or wrongly, may heighten concern about the safety of public transportation in the US.
02/17/2010 08:07 pm
Golden State lawmakers ask which is more important: building the nation's largest solar-energy farm or protecting a fragile ecosystem?
01/29/2010 02:05 pm
Medical marijuana legally prescribed to young people is showing up in classrooms. This is putting teachers and principals in a new and challenging position.
01/23/2010 09:42 am
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To build credit in pursuit of their dreams, Latinos in California are reviving an old community lending tradition, the "cesta," with a hand from local banks.
01/13/2010 08:52 am
The California Assembly's public safety committee approved a bill to legalize pot on Tuesday. A day earlier, New Jersey became the 14th state to legalize medical marijuana.
01/12/2010 06:21 pm
Methane gas produced in California landfills fuels garbage and recycling trucks, reducing the state's carbon emissions.
01/07/2010 04:14 pm
British hostage Peter Moore was released after 2-1/2 years in captivity in Iraq. He was among the last of 306 foreigners to be abducted since 2003. British officials praised their Iraqi counterparts' efforts in securing Moore's release.
12/30/2009 12:09 pm
A few police in San Jose, Calif., will test ear-mounted video cameras to record their interactions with the public. The pilot technology advances the police point of view at a time when bystander cellphone video often shapes perceptions of police behavior.
12/22/2009 02:26 pm