BART Extension Brings Electrified Third Rail To South BayLethal amounts of electricity are coursing through tracks along the 10-mile BART extension to Milpitas and Berryessa.
Text Alerts Would Have Warned San Jose Residents Of Coming FloodSan Jose's emergency warning system was so ineffectual that it virtually guaranteed people were not warned before the catastrophic floods.
Coast Guard Warns Of Increase In Dangerous Storm Debris In BayThe U.S. Coast Guard is issuing a warning for boaters to be on the lookout for debris from recent storms creating hazardous conditions in San Francisco Bay.
Flaring, Smoke At Martinez Shell Refinery Prompts Warning To 'Avoid Area'Contra Costa Health Services was advising people to avoid the area around the Shell Refinery in Martinez Monday afternoon due to "excessive flaring and black smoke."
Berkeley's Cellphone Radiation Warning Law Disputed Before Appeals CourtJudges on a federal appeals court panel in San Francisco questioned two prominent lawyers about whether a Berkeley cellphone warning law is unfairly alarming.
Richmond Mayor Wants Compensation For Residents Disturbed By False AlarmsEmergency sirens have almost become a part of life in Richmond, where the community warning system keeps sounding off false alarms. Now, the city’s mayor says the county owes his residents for the mistakes.
Warning Issued For Blue-Green Algae In The Russian RiverSonoma County health officials say there's been another toxic algae bloom on the Russian River and are urging people to be careful.
Zika Virus Prompts Travel Warnings For Women Within The U.S.The Zika virus has prompted doctors across the country to warn against travel to parts of the Caribbean and South America for pregnant women, but there are new warnings about travel within the U.S. as conditions during the summer months could be ripe for an outbreak in some states.
California Plans To Delay Warnings On Metal Cans Lined With Chemical BPACalifornia plans to delay state-required warnings on metal cans lined with the chemical BPA, arguing too-specific warnings could scare stores and shoppers in poor neighborhoods away from some of the only fruits and vegetables available — canned ones.
Warning Signs Posted After Fissure Opens Up Along Popular Marin County TrailWarning signs are posted along a popular trail in the Point Reyes National Seashore due to a fissure that has opened up along a crumbling cliff.
‘No Drone Zone’ Signs Go Up Around Golden Gate BridgeThe Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District this week is installing new signs to remind people that flying drones over or near the famous bridge is prohibited.
Large Breaking Waves, Rip Currents Prompt Warning For BeachgoersThe coast guard is warning beach-goers to expect strong swells along the Northern and Central California coasts through Tuesday morning.