A 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.
City crews in San Jose started the process of clearing out a homeless encampment near Happy Hollow Zoo on Monday morning, a process that is expected to take most of the week.
Oakland officials are prepping for rainy days ahead — many of which are expected to arrive soon. The Public Works Agency is preparing for wet weather by providing sandbags for residents and businesses starting Monday.
All lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 reopened in San Mateo Tuesday morning after a big-rig overturned, spilling its contents, as it came off a connector ramp from state Highway 92.
Cleanup efforts are underway on the Petaluma River, as it has been a dumping ground fro abandoned vessels and other debris for years.