Monterey Aquarium's sustainable seafood list gets a delicious update

Plus birthday cakes for foster kids, a fast-food map and more. 
Mountain lion found dead in Scotts Valley
A mountain lion found dead Sunday likely was struck by a driver on Mount Hermon Road, authorities said.  

California wildfires: I-5 town of Weed engulfed by fast-moving flames
WEED, Calif. (AP) -- Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills. 

San Mateo: Authorities dispense tips for mountain lion encounters
SAN MATEO -- A recent surge of mountain lion sightings in San Mateo County has authorities sending out tips on what residents should do if they see or even encounter one of the cats. 

Emeryville: Nearly 200 board 'People's Climate Train' for New York City march
The People's Climate March is expected to draw close to 250,000 people and is timed to coincide with the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit. 

Endangered turtle pops up outside the Golden Gate, about 2,000 miles from home
An endangered Pacific green turtle somehow ended up hundreds of miles from home outside the Golden Gate recently, possibly drawn by warmer-than-normal ocean waters.  

West Nile virus detected in three Contra Costa County cities
A group of mosquitoes and two birds tested positive for West Nile virus, Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District reported, including the first case this year in Orinda.  

Conflicts with Yosemite bears fall dramatically as people, bears learn new lessons
Twenty years ago, black bears regularly ripped the doors off cars and rampaged through tents looking for food. Today such incidents are down 92 percent, as tough tactics make the bears more wild. 

Santa Clara County opens hazardous-waste drop-off site
Santa Clara County s newest facility to collect household hazardous waste opened this weekend to a steady stream of motorists dropping off toxic, corrosive, flammable and otherwise dangerous products -- while taking a load off their environmental consciences. 

Crude-by-rail: One federal inspector oversees all California's railroad bridges, no state oversight
As concerns grow over the aging rail infrastructure, rail car safety and a dramatic increase in crude oil shipments by train, state railroad regulators are scrambling to hire two railroad bridge inspectors -- the first ever for the state.