3 Police Officers Charged With Child Cruelty At A Boot Camp For Troubled YouthsThree police officers have been charged with abusing 10 children at a boot camp for troubled youths in the mountains of San Luis Obispo.
Rare California Condor Poisoned By Lead Recovering At Oakland ZooA rare California condor is recovering nicely at the Oakland zoo after being brought in with alarmingly high levels of lead.
Gov. Brown Sees No Harm In Fracking; California Report Suggest OtherwiseA new report suggests that fracking operations in California produce highly contaminate wastewater. Despite the evidence, Gov. Brown still supports the process.
California's E-Waste Ending Up In Toxic Mountain Of Junk In ArizonaCalifornia has the strictest e-waste laws in the nation, but a KPIX5 investigation discovered the strict laws have led to dumping our electronic junk in someone else’s back yard, causing serious damage.
SFSU Science Building To Remain Closed After Hazardous Materials FoundUniversity officials are scrambling to relocate classes normally held in the school’s Science Building, which has been shut down because of concerns over asbestos, mercury and lead found there.
UC Berkeley Researchers Find Dangerous Metals In LipsticksA University of California, Berkeley study shows many popular lipsticks and lip glosses contain metals at concentrations high enough to pose potential health concerns.
East Bay Trial Begins Over Lead Warnings In Baby FoodA lawsuit filed by an environmental group against the nation's largest baby food makers aimed at forcing the companies to alert consumers that some products contain low amounts of lead.
Union City Firm Expands Recall Of Black Licorice CandyA recall of popular black licorice candies made by a Bay Area firm has been expanded over the same lead contamination fears that led to the earlier recall.
Lead Found In Licorice Made By Union City FirmCalifornia health officials are warning consumers not to eat black licorice twist candies made by Red Vines because they contain too much lead.
SF Faces $10 Million Toxic Waste Problem At Lake Merced Gun ClubCleaning up 60 years of lead bullets and clay ducks from the shooting range on the shore of Lake Merced could cost San Francisco taxpayers as much as $10 million, city officials said.
New Tools Keep Kids Safe From Toxic ToysThe 2007 holiday season was one of frightened parents, and a lot of disappointed children. Millions of the hottest toys of the year were pulled from shelves because of high lead levels.
Lawsuit Accuses Disneyland Of Exposing Children To LeadA nonprofit group that has filed dozens of environmental suits against major companies has accused Disneyland of exposing children to lead at some of the theme park’s most popular attractions.