Video shows dolphins seemingly swimming in circles to avoid the oil slick surrounding them after a pipeline in the Santa Barbara area spilled thousands of gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean.
Oil floating off the California coast after a spill from a broken pipe now stretches about 9 miles.
The cleanup is progressing, but Thursday night workers discovered another section of the creek is also contaminated.
Approximately two barrels of oil leaked into the Bay near the Martinez Shell refinery on Tuesday. According to the company, the leak was the result of tests being conducted on the line.
All lanes have reopened after a fuel spill closed an on ramp on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco Thursday morning
Crews quickly controlled a small fire that broke out at an industrial plant in Vallejo Monday afternoon after a 30,000-gallon tank containing liquid asphalt burst, a fire captain said.
A post office in San Francisco’s Sunset District has been evacuated after a substance spilled in the lobby caused people to experience irritation in their eyes, noses and throats, according to a fire official.
A tow truck crew has removed a big-rig that overturned and caused a small diesel spill near Castle Rock State Park east of Saratoga Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A University of California at Berkeley graduate sued a burger chain in Alameda County Superior Court Thursday over injuries suffered when she was badly burned by a spilled cup of hot coffee last year and an employee allegedly refused to call for an ambulance.
Firefighters cleaned up a diesel fuel spill at the Ballena Isle Marina Wednesday but were unable to determine the source of the spill, a fire captain said.