Official Blames Lead Levels In Oakland's Fruitvale On Paint
Lead Tests On 500 Oakland Children Show Higher Contamination Rate Than Kids In Flint, MIWhen 500 children were tested in Oakland's Fruitvale District, 7.5% of them tested with higher blood lead levels than kids in Flint, MI.
Dangerous Levels Of Lead, Cadmium In Popular Chocolate Brands, Watchdog Group AllegesAs parents get ready to fill their children’s Easter baskets, a Bay Area group is raising questions about the levels of dangerous heavy metals in some popular name brand chocolates.
Healdsburg School Using Bottled Water For Remainder Of Year After Lead ScareIt will be bottled water for the remainder of the school year at Healdsburg elementary after a lead scare they have only just learned was a false alarm.
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.