Smokefree Movies has made it their mission to get excessive smoking to garner an ‘R’ rating in films. They argue that changing the rating criteria to include tobacco use will help shield younger people from using tobacco.
A 13-year-old girl trapped with her family as her second story home burned in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this month has died.
Bay Area air quality officials are considering a crackdown on smoke from barbecues and meat smokers.
Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday, the fifth day in a row that wood burning will be banned in the Bay Area.
The 10th Winter Spare the Air Alert this season has been issued for Monday.
A neighbor is being credited with saving a woman from a house fire in Pinole.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory to alert Bay Area residents to the potential for poor air quality due to Northern California wildfires through Monday.
El Cerrito is going from zero to 100 in a move that would ban smoking from most public, residential and commercial areas.
Smoke from a trailer fire near Mount Umunhum just south of San Jose was widely seen across the area before fire crews put it out Monday morning.
Hayward firefighters are responding Thursday morning to a house fire near Mt. Eden High School