Monthly Archives: January 2014

I-680 Express Lanes

The Bay Area Infrastructure Financing Authority (BAIFA) is working closely with Caltrans to convert the existing HOV lanes on I-680 into express lanes from Rudgear Road to Alcosta Blvd. in the southbound direction and from Alcosta Blvd. to Livorna Road … Continue reading

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New virus linked to Colony Collapse Disorder

By Geoffrey Mohan A rapidly mutating virus has leaped from plants to honeybees, where it is reproducing and contributing to the collapse of colonies vital to the multibillion-dollar agricultural industry, according to a new study. Tobacco ringspot virus, a pollen-borne … Continue reading

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‘Walking School Buses’ Picking Up Speed

By Michelle Volkmann More U.S. children are getting to school the old school way – by walking. Requiring only two volunteers and a neighborhood of children willing to dress for the weather, the “walking school bus” is part of a … Continue reading

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Save the SF Bay-Delta! Stop the Tunnels!

The SF-Bay Delta is under threat: Two large tunnels will divert water to benefit corporate agribusiness and the fracking industry, while destroying the largest and most magnificent estuary on the West Coast of the Americas, and our vibrant economy. What … Continue reading

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California Animal Response Emergency System (CARES)

The State of California announces the CARES Website California Animal Response Emergency System (CARES) through the joint efforts of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). Animals play an integral … Continue reading

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