Smog Levels Dangerously High In China As Residents Burn Coal To Battle WinterAs the chilly weather prompted Bay Area residents to fire up their gas furnaces and fireplaces, air quality in China reached extremely hazardous levels in the city of Shenyang, as residents there began to burn coal to heat homes for winter.
Bay Area Hot Weather, Smog Prompt Spare The Air Alert For SundaySmog from vehicle exhaust and smoke from the Valley Fire are expected to result in smoggy skies and unhealthy air conditions on Sunday.
Smog, Smoke, Heat Trigger Spare The Air Alert For MondayA Spare the Air smog alert has been issued for Monday due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents are being advised both to limit their exposure to the unhealthy conditions and avoid making them worse.
Heat Wave Prompts Season's First Spare the Air DayAs a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday.
Stanford Researchers Reportedly Working On Air Cleaning Window Screen To Fight SmogA team of researchers at Stanford University have developed material for a window screen that could help people in cities with high amounts of air pollution breathe easier.
11th Day Of Bad Air Ties 'Spare The Air' Record, Unhealthy Conditions To Continue17 Spare The Air Alerts, 11 In a row tie the record.
GRAPHIC: Top Bay Area Counties With The Most Illegal Wood Burning ComplaintsAs the Bay Area is on track to meet last year's record of 11 Spare the Air days in a row, neighbors are complaining more than last year about alleged wood burning offenders.
Bay Area's 4th Straight Spare The Air Alert Issued For MondayThe 10th Winter Spare the Air Alert this season has been issued for Monday.
Sweltering Heat, Unhealthy Ozone Pollution Prompts Spare The Air Alert For FridayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a Spare The Air alert for Friday due to high temperatures and low winds and smoggy conditions.
8 Hospitalized After Flea Spraying At Redwood City Trailer ParkEight people were taken to hospitals Monday night after being exposed to a pesticide at a San Mateo County trailer park, a battalion chief said.
3rd Bay Area 'Spare The Air' Day Of The Week DeclaredThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that Thursday will be another “Spare the Air” day.