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2013-12-10 04:35:57

It might have been the driest year ever recorded in California, but thanks to NASA, the millions of people who call the San Francisco Bay Area home had plenty of water this summer.

2011-11-28 16:00:00

Rejection to hearing requested by Restore Hetch Hetchy comes in spite of mounting citizen support for restoration of the Hetch Hetchy Valley and solid evidence that utilizing Hetch Hetchy Valley

2011-03-15 10:30:00

Hikers Can Follow Muir's Footsteps in Rare Guided Trek as Momentum Grows to Restore Hetch Hetchy Valley SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The fight led by naturalist John Muir a century ago continues to strengthen as hikers prepare for the third annual "Muir's March" this summer to advocate for the restoration of Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park.

2008-10-01 06:00:35

By Julia Scott SAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Area residents who get their water from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in the Sierra will not be allotted any "new" water under a proposal to maximize water resources through 2018, although water rates will double in that time to pay for upgrades to the system, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission officials said Tuesday.

2008-09-02 12:00:16

By Banks Albach In response to strong opposition from neighbors of Seminary Oaks Park, Menlo Park city staff are rethinking a long-standing plan to build a massive emergency reservoir under the open space.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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