Smoke Clears Over Napa Valley Prompting Fear of Rising Temps, Fire ResurgenceEvacuations continue as the Glass Fire continues to blaze up the Napa Valley and now the clearing air may actually cause problems for firefighters.
Wildfire Smoke From Napa Valley Extends Bay Area Spare-the-Air Alert Through MondayWildfire smoke from the Glass Fire in Napa County and expected smog has prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to extend its Spare the Air Alert through Monday.
Wine Country Grape Growers Fear Significant Damage From Wildfire SmokeThe smoke and ash from the wildfires seem to permeate every corner of the Bay Area but this is also home to one of the most renowned wine regions in the world and that’s presenting a tough choice for grape growers.
Cabin Fever Overcomes Smoky Air, Virus Concerns for Intrepid East Bay DinersSome of the people braving outdoor dining Saturday in the East Bay said they thought conditions had improved a little.
Lingering Smoke Pollution Leaves 49ers Season Opener Up in the AirAs smoke blankets the Bay Area, the 49ers plan to play football at Levi’s Stadium even as a player didn’t practice Friday because of the poor air quality.
Air Quality Managers Rely On Pollution Sensors For Real-Time InformationThere are many different ways to get those Air Quality Index numbers that have been giving Bay Area residents an indication of just how bad the air is.
Creek Fire: National Guard Helicopter Crews Rescue 200+ Trapped Sierra CampersCalifornia National Guard helicopter crews frantically airlifted more than 200 people as a wall of flames from the fast-moving Creek Fire burning in the Sierra bore down on them.
Smoldering Hot Spots, Stagnant Air Keep Haze Of Smoke Over Bay AreaMuch of the Bay Area continued to suffer under a blanket of wildfire smoke Thursday, even though the heavy burning from fires burning in the region is finished.
Lingering Smoke Prompts Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Through TuesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended Spare the Air alerts through Tuesday because of wildfire smoke that is still causing elevated pollution levels around the region.
Warning: Smoke From Raging Wildfires Especially Harmful For Asthma, COPD Sufferers, Elderly PeopleAll of the debris, ash and smoke from the wildfires has blanketed the Bay Area and made the air especially unhealthy. Air quality her is the worst in the world.
Flaring At Richmond Chevron Refinery Triggers Community AlertA massive column of fire and smoke erupted from a stack at Chevron's massive Richmond refinery Friday, triggering an alert to the local residents.
First 2020 Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Issued for MondayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the first Spare the Air Alert of the year for Monday as light winds, high temperatures and vehicle exhaust combine to make air quality unhealthy.
Air Quality District To Map Greenhouse Gases On Every Bay Area BlockThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District will implement new groundbreaking technology to map air quality and greenhouse gases on every block in the region.
Richmond Takes Major Step Towards Eventual Ban On Coal StorageAfter months of debate and public comment, the Richmond City Council on Tuesday voted to ban the storing and handling of coal within its city limits.
Lawsuit By 11 Environmental Groups Seeks To Protect California’s Auto Emission RulesA coalition of 11 environmental groups has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for revoking California’s authority to set tougher emission standards for cars and trucks.