The annual holiday toy risk report compiled by the California Public Interest Research Group suggests that a number of potentially dangerous and toxic toys are available this year on store shelves.
The country’s top safety agency took an unusual step and filed an administrative action against a toy company after it refused to recall a potentially dangerous toy.
Crime and violence are words that have become synonymous with the city of Oakland, but the police chief said that he is working to change that by asking the community to help police.
There is a relatively new effort to create a uniform code of standards for ski resorts, but it is facing an increasingly uphill battle.
There have been many firefighting improvements since a deadly firestorm ripped through the hills of Berkeley and Oakland 20 years ago next week. But, firefighters can’t do much about the hills themselves, forcing them to navigate dangerous roads whenever flames break out.