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  • Letters: Using water in efficient ways

    Re "Liquid energy," Opinion, March 3 In referring to the energy used to pump imported water over mountains, Catherine Wolfram and David Zetland should remember that what goes up must come down. Water that is pumped up a mountain comes down the other...
  • Old Hydroelectric Mill Speaks To The Preservation Of Killingworth's Past

    Old Hydroelectric Mill Speaks To The Preservation Of Killingworth's Past
    "We have no plans for it and we don't know what to do with it." Those words were spoken by Stanley Bates, a planner for the state parks and forests nearly 37 years ago shortly after Oscar Swenson sold the "old Forster powerhouse" and 40 acres surrounding...
  • Film Review: 'The Fake'

    If Yeon Sang-ho's "The King of Pigs" served as a brutal reminder that feature-length animation can be an ideal medium for harsh social critique, the Korean helmer is at it again with "The Fake," a ferocious, unsubtle indictment of organized religion in...
  • In Rim fire's aftermath, a new worry emerges: water

    In Rim fire's aftermath, a new worry emerges: water
    GROVELAND, Calif. — As autumn turns to winter and rain falls over the charred landscape left behind by the Rim fire, forest rangers and emergency planners have a new worry: water. Over 90% of the blaze burned in the Tuolumne River watershed, where...
  • Edison again says customers should help pay for San Onofre

    SACRAMENTO -- For the second time in two months, Southern California Edison Co. has put advertisements in local papers to make the case that customers should help pay for the closing and cleanup of the San Onofre nuclear power plant. Ratepayer advocates...
  • Joel Brinkley: Dam construction raising regional tensions

    Here come those dastardly dams! In Asia, Africa and the Middle East, nations are aggressively building new hydroelectric dams, seemingly heedless of the potentially disastrous effects on the countries downstream. As examples, Laos broke ground on a...
  • Walking through feeder pipe

     
    March 1976: Workman walks through water feeder pipe during construction of Castaic Hydroelectric Power Plant....
  • 'Night Moves' marks Kelly Reichardt's take on action-thriller

     'Night Moves' marks Kelly Reichardt's take on action-thriller
    Kelly Reichardt calls it "a thriller with a small t." Her newest film, "Night Moves," has its North American premiere Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival following its world premiere a little over a week ago at the Venice Film Festival....
  • Venice Film Review: 'Night Moves'

    One of the most sharp-eyed and politically attuned filmmakers of her generation, Kelly Reichardt blends her lucid observational approach with a topical-thriller format to engrossing effect in "Night Moves." Perfectly consistent with the director's earlier...
  • Letters: College students vs. fossil fuels

    Re "For students, fossil fuels become an issue of conscience," Aug. 26 Congratulations to the students of San Francisco State University who persuaded the trustees of their college to divest from fossil fuel companies. However, this article has an...
  • California to get $750 million in energy crisis settlement

     California to get $750 million in energy crisis settlement
    SACRAMENTO — A Canadian power company will pay California electricity ratepayers $750 million to settle allegations that it bought electricity from the state and then sold it back at a huge markup during the energy crisis of 2000 and 2001. The...