Warm Pacific Ocean 'Blob' Helped Caused Vast Toxic Algae BloomA new study finds that unusually warm Pacific Ocean temperatures helped cause a massive bloom of toxic algae last year.
Toxic Algae Shuts Down 2 San Jose LakesLake Cunningham and Almaden Lake were closed because of elevated levels of cyanobacteria, a toxic blue-green algae.
Toxic Algae Shuts Down Lake Anza In Berkeley To SwimmersEast Bay park officials have posted a 'No Swimming' notice for Lake Anza in Berkeley because of toxic algae.
Potentially Harmful Toxin Found In Water Around Discovery BayContra Costa County health officials Wednesday confirmed the presence of a potentially harmful toxin in waters around Discovery Bay.
Oakland's Lake Temescal Closed For Swimming Due To Toxic AlgaeLake Temescal in Oakland has been closed for swimming until further notice because of an outbreak of toxic algae in the water.
Recreational Dungeness Crab Fishing Now Permitted Along Entire California CoastThe opening of the areas for the Dungeness crab fisheries follows months of closure due to an algal bloom off the Pacific Coast.
Crab From Oregon, Washington May Be Too Little, Too Late For SF Seafood Sellers' Bottom LinesBay Area crab lovers are getting a small bit of hopeful news, as the ban on Dungeness crab has been lifted for Oregon and Washington and the increased supply is causing local prices to drop.
Toxic Algae Bloom Closes Lake Del Valle In LivermoreA toxic algae bloom has led to the closure of a popular lake in the East Bay, authorities said.
Crab Boats Remain Moored At The DocksChuck Pappotto has spent years navigating the roller coaster ride of Northern California’s Dungeness crab season.
Oregon, Washington Follow California's Lead And Delay Crab Season Due To ToxinOregon and Washington have joined California in delaying the start of their commercial crab seasons after dangerous toxin levels were found in the crabs.
Toxic Ocean Algae Events Could Get Worse; Conservation Group Warns Of Marine Mammal Die-OffsOfficials with the Center for Biological Diversity said toxic ocean conditions could become commonplace throughout the Northeast Pacific Ocean as the ocean becomes warmer.
Toxic Algae Fears Force Delay Of Recreational Crab SeasonState officials delayed the start of the recreational crab fishing season by six months Thursday over concerns sparked by the discovery of dangerous levels of a neurotoxin in crabs caught in Northern California waters.