A campaign to discourage San Francisco nail salons from exposing customers and employees to the toxic chemicals common in many nail polishes and nail polish removers has started to yield some success, city officials said Wednesday.
The annual holiday toy risk report compiled by the California Public Interest Research Group suggests that a number of potentially dangerous and toxic toys are available this year on store shelves.
The air quality in western Contra Costa County was determined safe after test results for 23 petroleum-related pollutants were analyzed Tuesday after a fire at a Chevron refinery in Richmond on Monday night, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
Two years after nearly 200 manufacturers and sellers of women’s accessories agreed to strict limits on the the amount of lead in their products, items with the toxic metal are still turning up on store shelves.
Some nail polishes commonly found in California salons and advertised as free of a so-called “toxic trio” of chemicals actually have high levels of agents linked to birth defects, according to state chemical regulators.
A 19-year-old neighbor who witnessed an allegedly intoxicated driver crash her SUV into a home in San Jose Tuesday night is being hailed as a hero for his actions to save the driver.
One hurdle does need to be cleared first – specifically, NASA needs to approve H211’s proposal.
Veterinarians have issued a warning about a popular sweetener that may pose a danger to dogs.
Santa Clara County supervisors have passed a bill that aims to stop electronic waste such as computers from being shipped overseas for recycling.
KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA about the surprising effects of raisins and grapes on dogs.