Satellite That Lit Up Night Sky Highlights Concerns Over Space JunkSocial media last night lit up with videos of what turned out to be space junk - specifically part of a Chinese rocket burning up upon reentering the atmosphere over the western United States.
Oakland Calling For Earth Day Cleanup VolunteersWorkers in Oakland recently pulled a mattress, a car bumper, and other trash out of one of the city’s creeks.
Winter Storms Wash Debris Into Bay Area WatersThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working to remove large pieces of debris that have washed into the San Francisco Bay waters following recent rain storms.
Shipping Container Debris Washes Ashore At Baker BeachBay Area beachgoers and mariners on the ocean are urged to be cautious after 12 shipping containers fell off a container ship late Friday evening and one washed ashore at San Francisco’s Baker Beach, U.S. Coast Guard officials said.
Wind Blows Debris Off Roof, Hitting Pedestrians Below On San Francisco's Market StreetStrong winds blew debris off a roof, hitting pedestrians on the head and forcing the temporary closure of Market Street in San Francisco.
Wreckage, Bodies Reveal Fate Of AirAsia Flight 8501 After Vanishing With 162 People On BoardFamily members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony Tuesday as images of debris and a bloated body flashed across Indonesian television screens, proof that the plane crashed into the sea two days earlier with 162 people on board.
Napa Struggles To Clear Debris Following Magnitude 6.0 EarthquakeAfter Sunday’s magnitude 6.0 quake caused major damage in Napa, the city is struggling to keep up with the amount of debris being disposed.
Two Campbell Teens Burned In Backyard Barbecue Pit ExplosionTwo girls suffered minor injuries when a built-in barbecue pit exploded in the backyard of a Campbell home on Wednesday night.
2 Planes Collide Over San Pablo Bay; Coast Guard Searching For PilotA pilot remained missing Sunday night after his small plane crashed into San Pablo Bay following a midair collision with another small plane near Richmond shortly after 4 p.m., authorities said.
Lightning Destroys Redwood Tree On Berkeley StreetLightning destroyed a redwood tree in Berkeley during a powerful storm Monday, damaging a nearby home.
Concrete Truck Jackknifes On I-80 In RichmondA big-rig crashed into the center divider on Interstate Highway 80 near Richmond early Thursday morning, creating gridlock in both directions, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Highway Debris Damages 13 Cars On I-880 In OaklandA stray piece of debris on southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland flattened the tires of about a dozen cars early Tuesday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.