Golden Gate Xpress

Drought not nixed despite bouts of heavy rainfall

Katherine Minkiewicz

October 24, 2016

Over the weekend, the unfamiliar sound of the pitter patter of rain intensified to a din as people donned their rain boots and lugged around their waterlogged umbrellas in the first rainstorm that San Francisco has seen since Ma...

Climate change is a shared crisis

Yin Htin and Nic Jara / Special to Xpress

April 12, 2016

The scientific consensus is clear and overwhelming; climate change is real and accelerating every second. In the last year alone, we have experienced record-breaking heat and droughts that have impacted millions of people and have cost billions. Who is responsible...

El Niño isn’t a cure for California’s drought

Grady Penna

March 15, 2016

San Francisco recently experienced nearly two straight weeks of rainy weather thanks to El Niño, which was enough to make some people forget about one of the largest issues still facing California – the devastating and ever-mou...

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