Prosecutors Allege San Francisco Bomb Suspect Had Makings Of Ricin Poison At His Apartment; Bail Denied
The man arrested in San Francisco after a nationwide FBI manhunt and charged with possessing an illegal destructive device was denied bail Monday as prosecutors revealed the suspect allegedly had the makings of a lethal toxin in his apartment.
West Berkeley residents allege an asphalt and cement mixing plant is violating terms of settlement made in 1999 and claim they are inhaling toxic fumes on a daily basis.
San Francisco State University plans to reopen part of its Science Building in early May after it was closed when unacceptable levels of toxins were discovered last fall.
More than a dozen district attorneys and the state attorney general said Contra Costa-based Golden Gate Petroleum Corporation violated a number of laws involving underground storage tank systems.
New safety guidelines have been issued for eating fish caught in San Francisco Bay, the first such update in 17 years.