High Lead Levels Found In Water Fountains At Berkeley SchoolsSix schools in Berkeley have shut off their water after test results found excessive lead contamination, according to school officials.
East Bay Homeowners On The Hook For Costly Repairs To County Storm DrainsHomeowners in Contra Costa County were shocked to learn they are responsible for leaking sewage pipes under or near their property. The repairs can cost tens of thousands of dollars.
Massive Sinkhole In San Francisco’s Richmond District Becomes Its Own ‘Attraction’Plenty of onlookers are snapping photos and one teacher even brought his science class to the sinkhole at Sixth Avenue and Lake Street in San Francisco.
Reclaimed Water Keeping Lawns, Medians, Parks Watered During Drought In Dublin-San Ramon AreaEven in the vehemently eco-friendly Bay Area, we still flush our toilets with drinking water. But, two cities in the East Bay are making sure the water getting flushed down the drain doesn’t go to waste.
Broken Pipes May Be To Blame For Sinkhole Swallowing Lake County HomesHomeowners in Lakeport, just above Clear Lake, finally have a possible explanation as to why the land around them is slipping away, leaving broken and vacant houses behind.
Pipes At Chevron Refinery In Richmond Showed Major CorrosionFederal investigators continue to look into what caused last month's fire at the Richmond refinery.
Metal Thieves Steal Bleachers, Irrigation Pipes From San Francisco ParkMetal thieves have hauled away aluminum bleachers and irrigation pipes from San Francisco’s Crocker-Amazon Park.
Centuries-Old Menlo Park Tree Gets Reprieve From Construction ProjectThe general manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission requested a halt Wednesday to construction around a centuries-old valley oak tree in San Mateo County while the agency considers alternatives to cutting it down.