Fremont: City competes for $5 million environmental prize, motivating residents to save energy
Fremont will learn next month if it is one of 10 finalists in the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a national contest that encourages cities to use energy more efficiently.
The city of Livermore is pursuing a permanent injunction to shutter the Tree of Life medical marijuana club, which city officials say has been operating in violation of a 2007 city ordinance. Club representatives claim they're operating within state guidelines and want city council members to re-evaluate the ordinance.
A big rig on fire was blocking several lanes and an exit on westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley on Friday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Fresh from a ballot-box victory to tax sugary drinks over the opposition of the powerful beverage industry -- and a decision to provide labels at fuel pumps tying driving to climate change -- the City Council voted Tuesday to craft an ordinance requiring retailers to give consumers information on the safe use of cellular phones.
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George Clooney rep denies adoption rumors
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