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El Cerrito On Track To Have Strictest Smoking Rules In California

El Cerrito is going from zero to 100 in a move that would ban smoking from most public, residential and commercial areas.

08/21/2014

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Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?

This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.

04/24/2013

Bay Area Coastal Counties Score High Marks For Air Quality

The Bay Area’s topography has helped it maintain better overall air quality than other parts of the state, this according to an annual report out from the American Lung Association. But there are still a lot of things individuals can do to help us breathe easier.

04/25/2012

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Tobacco Companies Spent Millions To Sway CA Voters

A new report from the American Lung Association found that contributions from big tobacco companies topped $100 million over the past decade, including nearly $60 million to defeat Proposition 86.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/19/2011

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Bay Area Coastal Air Improves, But Inland Air Still Problematic

A national report card says that overall the Bay Area’s air quality is steadily improving, but the inland counties still get a failing grade for having too much ozone in the air.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/27/2011

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