A reader wants to know whether fruit grown in public parks and city land ends up contaminated with all the crud in urban soil. Umbra's got the answer.
The Pacific Northwest is a refuge for people fleeing drought, deluge, and monster storms.
Pesticide use near school zones isn't just an isolated health risk -- it's been an ongoing environmental justice issue across California.
The city says it wants to get to "zero waste," but residents apparently have a hard time with change.
In a step it hasn't taken since the 1970s, the state water board tells key rights holders, including municipalities and water districts, to draw less H2O.
Restaurant owners embrace -- and worry about -- Seattle's new minimum wage hike.
There are currently two proposed bills in Buenos Aires that would make catcalling illegal.
DeVona Lahrman is leading a crusade to get kids more safe places to play outside in the heart of the city's industrial district.
San Francisco voters turned down a tax, but its legislators have now required prominent warnings on all sugary-beverage marketing.