An infestation of mice forced a bakery and a Walgreens store in Chinatown to shut down on Friday, said officials with the San Francisco Department of Public Health.
Santa Clara County has launched a new TV ad campaign on the dangers of secondhand smoke, specifically aimed at parents who smoke.
A Capitol Hill hearing got underway Wednesday morning on the need for a national standard to address chromium 6 water contamination. This comes after a recent study detected the toxin in San Jose’s drinking water supply.
A record low number of Californians are still lighting up, with Marin County the lowest in the state with just 7.3 percent of the population smoking.