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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

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IMAGES: AAA's Top-5 Green Cars in 2016

AAA released its top-5 list of Green Cars of the Year for 2016.View gallery

  • 5. Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium
  • 4. Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Premium
  • 3. Volkswagen e-Golf SEL Premium
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016

Accused Grim Sleeper Killer Arrested

Accused Grim Sleeper Killer Arrested

The families of victims of alleged serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr. are grateful for his arrest. Police were able to find Franklin through a DNA sample from his son, who was arrested on a weapons charge. This report aired on the NBC4 News on July 8, 2010.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013

CA Blows by Wind Energy Record During Storm

CA Blows by Wind Energy Record During Storm

Southern California's recent windstorm downed trees, knocked out power lines and fanned the flames of a wildfire, but it also set an energy record by spinning those towering white turbines in the desert.

Friday, Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

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Arrest Made in Murder of Adopted 8-Year-Old in Pomona
Arrest Made in Murder of Adopted 8-Year-Old in Pomona

A 35-year-old man was arrested Sunday in connection with the murder of an 8-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Pomona in February.

1 Dead, 7 Rescued After Four-Alarm Fire in Oakland
1 Dead, 7 Rescued After Four-Alarm Fire in Oakland

Firefighters in Oakland are battling a four-alarm blaze Monday morning, according to fire officials. The blaze, which was reported around 6 a.m. at 2551 San Pablo Ave., triggered "multiple rescues," fire officials said on Twitter. Heavy flames and smoke could be seen spewing from what appears to be a multi-unit housing structure. Firefighters were pulled from the structure for safety concerns, forcing them to battle the flames from the ground and via extended ladders, according to fire officials.

Nonprofit Aims to Turn Girls Into College-Educated Women
Nonprofit Aims to Turn Girls Into College-Educated Women

Motivating Our Students Through Experience (MOSTe), a nonprofit founded in 1991, has helped hundreds of girls become the first in their families to graduate from college.

Kushner to Appear Before Senate Intel Committee on Russia
Kushner to Appear Before Senate Intel Committee on Russia

The Senate Intelligence Committee plans to question Jared Kushner, a key adviser to President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, two sources confirmed to NBC News Monday. Kushner will be interviewed as part of an ongoing Senate inquiry into possible ties between associates of Trump and Russian operatives. Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks told NBC that Kushner, who is married to Trump's eldest daughter, Ivanka, volunteered to talk to the Senate committee. "He doesn't have anything to hide," she said. During the transition, Kushner acted as a liaison between foreign governments and Trump officials. It is not unusual for presidential transitions to meet with foreign officials.

Raiders Exodus? NFL Owners Mull Las Vegas Relocation Effort
Raiders Exodus? NFL Owners Mull Las Vegas Relocation Effort

Monday could be the day many fans of the "Silver and Black" have feared for years. NFL owners stationed in Phoenix could vote as early as Monday to approve a relocation effort that could send the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas. A total of 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners must approve the request submitted by owner Mark Davis and the East Bay franchise. ESPN's Adam Shefter on Monday tweeted that it "sure sounds like the Raiders have all the votes they need to move to Las Vegas. Get used to...the Las Vegas Raiders."