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Dead fish in San Francisco Bay Area blamed on toxic red tide

Aug. 31, 2022 17:00 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — An unprecedented red tide in the San Francisco Bay Area is killing thousands of fish and other marine life whose carcasses are washing ashore, creating a foul odor that experts say could get worse during this weekend’s expected heat wave. At Oakland's Lake...

Tiny oysters play big role in stabilizing eroding shorelines

Aug. 28, 2022 07:52 AM EDT

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Denise Vaccaro bought her home on the Jersey Shore over 20 years ago, charmed by the little beach at the end of a sandy spit on Barnegat Bay where she could sit and read while listening to the waves and enjoying the cool breezes. That home was destroyed...

California interior swelters; electricity conservation urged

Aug. 16, 2022 20:39 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Forecasters warned Tuesday that a large swath of California’s interior will experience dangerously high temperatures and the state's power grid operator called for voluntary energy conservation. The heat spell will largely impact the Central Valley but...

Agency clears way for Oakland Athletics $12B ballpark plan

Jun. 30, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California agency on Thursday cleared the way for the Oakland Athletics to continue planning a $12 billion waterfront ballpark project. The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission voted 23-2 to reclassify a 56-acre terminal at the Port of...