Ninth Bay Area Spare The Air Smog Alert Of 2015 Issued For MondayA Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for Monday due to hot weather, smoggy conditions and smoke from wildfires around the region.
3rd Straight Bay Area Spare The Air Alert Issued For ThursdayA third-straight Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area Thursday because of unhealthy air quality expected, air district officials said.
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.
Wildfire Smoke Blankets Bay Area But Vehicle Exhaust Is Main Culprit In Sunday's Spare The Air AlertSmoke from Northern California wildfires hung over the Bay Area on Saturday and a Spare the Air alert was issued for Sunday, though officials said it was ozone -- not smoke -- that prompted the warning.
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.
Sunday Marks Bay Area's 22nd Spare The Air Alert This SeasonThe alert puts into effect a ban on burning wood, manufactured fire logs and other solid fuels for 24 hours.
20th Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Alert Of The Season Declared For SaturdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued the 20th winter spare the air alert of the season for Saturday, the agency said Friday. It’s the third consecutive alert this week.
Is Burning A Fire At Home Really Contributing To Bad Air Quality?When wood and other solid fuels are burned, the smoke contains fine particulate air pollution can pass deep into the lungs and cause serious health effects to the public.
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 Wood Burning Banned For 5th Straight Spare The Air DayAnother 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.
Spare The Air Days Cause Drop In Business For Firewood BusinessThe wood burning ban prompted by consecutive Spare The Air days in the Bay Area caused a drop in business for at least one firewood business along the Peninsula.