Red Flag Warning In Effect For High Fire Danger In North, East Bay HillsA red flag warning for high fire danger went into affect at 6 p.m. Saturday evening and lasts until 10 a.m. Sunday.
Feds: Popular Intravenous Pump Can Be Hacked; Warning Issued To HospitalsFederal agencies are sounding a warning over a widely-used medical device and its vulnerability to hackers.
Gropings Prompt 'Rapist' Warning Signs In San Francisco NeighborhoodsA sign posted in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood is warning women to be vigilant after several women were attacked in the area.
Health Advisory Issued After Flare-Up At Phillips 66 Refinery in RodeoHazardous materials officials lifted a health alert Sunday afternoon for the Rodeo community in Contra Costa County, a Contra Costa County hazmat official said.
Rip Currents Caused By Swell Prompts Warning For BeachgoersThe National Weather Service is warning beachgoers of hazardous conditions such as rip currents along south facing beaches in Marin and Santa Cruz counties.
Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits AlaskaA magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck in Alaska Tuesday evening, but there was no immediate tsunami threat.
San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Approve Health Warnings For Sugary Beverage AdsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that aims to educate consumers about the potential health problems associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages as well as limit advertising and sales of such products on public property.
San Francisco Supervisor Battles Big Soda With New Round Of LegislationOn Monday, San Francisco's Land Use Committee will get its first look at three pieces of legislation, introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that would make it harder to get sugary drinks.
Fire Official: Let Lawns Die But Water Trees During DroughtWarning letters have gone out to residents in Contra Costa County with a vegetation abatement deadline of May 31st as the fire season approaches, but firefighters say it’s the drought that will make their job even tougher this year.
Expected Influx Of Whales Prompts Warning For Bay Area Boaters To Keep Their DistanceBoaters have been asked to keep their distance away from an influx of whales expected to migrate through Bay Area waters for the next few months, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials.
Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake In Papua New Guinea Prompts Tsunami WarningThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake prompted a tsunami warning.
Crews Clean Up Chemical Plume Release At Dow Pittsburg PlantMore than 20 workers worked to clean up an unintended chemical release at Dow Chemical's waterfront processing facility in Pittsburg Friday afternoon.