'Frack' oil wells draw California into debate
The fact that California, so far, does not regulate fracking bothers Craig just as much. "The agencies have not asked, 'Who's drilling? Which compounds are being used?' " said Craig, who directs a land-preservation group in Monterey County. " 'Where does ...
Bay Area experiencing one of the coolest summers in 40 years
In fact, so far it's one of the coldest Bay Area summers in the past 40 years ... "The topic of conversation was how pleasant it was in California." Pleasant, as in highs Tuesday of 77 in San Jose, 70 in Fremont and Redwood City, and 60 in San Francisco.
Beavers Used to Be Almost Everywhere in California
oseph Grinnell was one of California’s preeminent twentieth ... In 1821, the British-owned Hudson’s Bay Company set out from its bases in the Pacific Northwest to search as far south as the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys with orders to denude ...
Travels Without Charley: Getting high on Steinbeck at Fremont Peak in California
FREMONT PEAK, Calif ... Twenty miles away is Monterey Bay, where the sun disappears spectacularly every day. At your feet are the city of Salinas and the fertile Salinas Valley. Behind the low mountains on the far horizon are the cities of Monterey ...
Sand Castle Monterey Bay Shores Ecoresort is buried to the neck in drama.
Richard Pombo’s 2006 campaign, the same year Rolling Stone dubbed the notoriously anti-eco California ... the Monterey Bay Shores site, now a sand pit on the back side of Scribble Hill – the dune that fronts as free advertising to cars on Fremont ...