A fifth straight Winter Spare the Air alert—the 27th since November—has been issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for Saturday, banning wood burning in the region.
An innovative mobile clinic is getting plenty of use as asthma and other respiratory issues plague certain East Bay communities at a disproportionate rate.
Chevron opened a second help center in Richmond on Wednesday so residents could file medical claims resulting from the August 6th refinery fire.
Bay Area residents have been asked not to burn wood Sunday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
With its asthma rate one of the highest in the state, Alameda County officials are looking to beef up its Asthma Start program.