Washington State - Cal Game Played Despite Wildfire Smoke PollutionThe game between Washington State and California went ahead as planned Friday night despite poor air quality from the fires in nearby wine country.
North Bay Breathing Mask Free GiveawaySchools have been closed, doctors offices and emergency rooms have filled up as smoke from the wine country fires has made it difficult to breath in the Bay Area.
Wildfire Smoke Cancels Virgin Sport Festival & Half MarathonThe inaugural Virgin Sport Festival of Fitness that was scheduled for this weekend in San Francisco has been canceled because of air quality problems caused by the North Bay wildfires.
Contra Costa Schools Cancel Classes, Activities Over Air QualityContra Costa County schools will be closed Thursday because of poor air quality in the area from the North Bay wildfires.
Wildfire Smoke Drifts Across Bay Area For 2nd Straight DayAs firefighters continue to battle over a dozen wildfires in the Napa and Sonoma Valley wine country, air quality remains an issue across the Bay Area.
Smoke From NorCal Fires Settles Over Sizzling Bay AreaA number of Bay Area communities are seeing smoky conditions as a result of large fires in Northern California, and air quality conditions have reached unhealthy levels in some areas.
Regulators Fail To Impose Emissions Cap On Bay Area Oil RefineriesOil companies didn't want any cap while environmentalist said the caps, which were rolled back in recent weeks out of fear of lawsuits, were a huge step back.
Bay Area Air Quality Plan Advocates Low Carbon DietThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has adopted a sweeping new air quality and climate plan that has the agency thinking way beyond Spare the Air Days. The plan called Spare the Air - Cool the Climate would like to advise Bay Area residents on what to put on the table.
Oroville Dam Repair Crews Deal With Naturally Occurring AsbestosAir-quality officials are working with repair crews at California's damaged Oroville Dam spillway after the discovery of naturally occurring asbestos there.
California Wildfires Prompt Air Quality Advisory As Far Away As Las VegasSouthern Nevada is spending Labor Day weekend under an air quality advisory thanks to wildfire smoke from California.
Bay Area Spare The Air Alert Issued For SaturdayBurning wood or any other solid fuel, such as manufactured fire logs, is prohibited for 24 hours both indoors and outdoors.
California Demands Fixes For 16,000 More VW CarsCalifornia air quality regulators are demanding fixes for up to 16,000 additional Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesels as the Volkswagen Group emissions scandal widens.