Southern California is coping with water shortages due to a judge's ruling limiting the amount of freshwater that can be pumped from the northern part of the state. Environmental advocates, concerned about the effect on wildlife, lead the battle over…
San Francisco government officials are banning the use of city money for bottled water, hoping to save financial and environmental resources. A NewsHour report, funded in part by the Park Foundation, explores the move.
As Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi becomes the first female speaker of the House, the NewsHour traces her journey from homemaker to big-time fundraiser to one of the most powerful women in Washington.
The Presidio of San Francisco, a former military base, is the only national park mandated by Congress to become financially self-sufficient.
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