Environment

Environment

PG&E urged to preserve Wild Cherry Canyon when Diablo Canyon shuts down

Conservation of the 12,000 acres surrounding the nuclear power plant was a common theme at a PG&E meeting Wednesday

Others urged PG&E to reverse its decision to close the plant in 2025

PG&E will hold two similar public meetings in San Francisco to gather public input on its closure plans

Environment

Lawsuit to limit Nipomo groundwater pumping tentatively denied

A Santa Clara court has tentatively denied a lawsuit from several South County cities claiming water providers in Nipomo are not complying with an almost decade-old stipulation and judgment to restrict groundwater pumping in the Santa Maria groundwater basin, though final judgment is still pending a hearing in May.

Videos

A day in the life of a valley oak

A few moments in the life of a valley oak tree on Vineyard Drive, north of Highway 46, in the North County.
David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com
A day in the life of a valley oak 0:59

A day in the life of a valley oak

How loss of oak trees could lead to 'the end of our way of life' 1:51

How loss of oak trees could lead to 'the end of our way of life'

What makes Carrizo Plain National Monument unique 1:34

What makes Carrizo Plain National Monument unique

Watch a baby sea otter reunite with its mother in Morro Bay 0:54

Watch a baby sea otter reunite with its mother in Morro Bay