On September 24, Governor Gray Davis signed Senate Bill 20, creating a fund for the recycling of computer monitors and televisions, which can contain lead and other toxic materials.
More and more growers are going organic. Just don't expect to see it on the label.
One of the challenges of working for a local magazine is deciding what to do when international events threaten to eclipse every other story.
In February, the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board adopted new measures for San Mateo, Alameda, and Contra Costa counties to control stormwater runoff.
Calpine, the energy corporation that wants to build a geothermal plant on sacred land at Medicine Lake [see Terrain Summer 2000, Winter 2002], is now proposing a liquified natural gas (LNG) storage facility and 2,200-megawatt power plant on the site of a defunct pulp mill on Humboldt Bay.