- Prop 37 on GMO labeling goes down after advocates outspent by big food companies nearly 7 to 1. [Huffington Post]
- Santa Clara passes $54 million parcel tax for flood control, water cleanup and wetlands restoration. [San Jose Mercury News]
- Santa Cruz voters approve giving themselves final say on whether to build a controversial desalinization plant. [Santa Cruz Sentinel]
- San Francisco voters overwhelmingly sink measure to restore Hetch Hetchy Valley. [SF Appeal]
- San Francisco passes $198 million parks bond. [San Francisco Examiner]
- Marin approves sales tax increase to pay for parks. [Marin Independent Journal]
- Is Pacific sardine fishery on edge of collapse similar to 1940’s crash described in Cannery Row? [San Diego Union-Tribune]
- Flooded rice fields in Sacramento Valley become important feeding ground for tundra swans, other birds. [Sacramento Bee]
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The forecast calls for big rain this weekend from an "atmospheric river," a plume of moisture stretching thousands of miles across the Pacific and splashing onto land right smack on the Northern California coast.
With all the cold and moist days we've had lately, it's the perfect time to experience winter's tule fog, a different variety than summer's ocean-borne type.
A recent study has proven the obvious: San Francisco Bay is a major conduit for invasive species. And the biggest culprit? Cargo ships and their ballast water. Environmentalists are now pushing for new treatment requirements to stem the tide of alien species.
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