Newsom Names Bay Area Air Quality Expert to Chair State’s Air BoardThe Bay Area is sending one of its air quality experts to Sacramento after Gov. Gavin Newsom named her to chair the powerful Air Resources Board Wednesday.
Spare The Air Alert Issued For Saturday, Wood Burning Banned for 24 HoursThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced a Spare The Air alert for Saturday, which bans wood burning for 24 hours.
Marin County Looking to Reduce Wildfire Fuel By Burning VegetationMarin County officials want to reduce fuel for wildfires and hope crews can begin burning piles of vegetation around Marin County on Wednesday.
Air District Requests Bay Area Residents Avoid Burning Wood On ThanksgivingThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to not burn wood Wednesday night or on Thanksgiving to help keep air pollution from rising to unhealthy levels.
Air District Lifts Spare The Air Alerts Early As Glass Fire Reaches 96% ContainmentSpare the Air alerts that had been issued for Monday and Tuesday because of unhealthy amounts of wildfire smoke expected in the Bay Area have been lifted because fire containment and onshore winds have kept most of the smoke from settling around the region.
Unhealthy Air From Wildfire Smoke Continues To Choke Bay AreaSmoke from the Glass Fire and other Northern California wildfires continued to blanket the Bay Area Friday, sending air quality index readings into the "unhealthy" category.
Spare The Air Alerts Extended Through At Least Tuesday Due To Glass Fire SmokeA Spare the Air alert has been extended through Tuesday, as smoke from the Glass Fire and other wildfires is expected to continue to blanket the Bay Area.
Spare the Air Alerts Issued Thru Friday Due to Wildfire SmokeThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District on Tuesday extended its ongoing Spare the Air Alerts through Friday as the result of smoke from wildfires in Napa and Sonoma counties.
Smoky Skies Again Blanket Bay Area From Glass, Boysen, Shady Fires; Spare The Air Alert Through FridayLess than a month after smoke-choked skies created apocalyptic landscapes across the Bay Area, the region was again blanketed with smoke from the Glass, Boysen and Shady fires in Napa and Sonoma County.
Wildfire Smoke Expected To Return To Bay Area Skies On Friday; Air Quality Advisory IssuedAfter several days of clear skies and clean air, the possibility of wildfire smoke has prompted an Air Quality Advisory for the Bay Area on Friday.
New Spare The Air Alert Issued For Parts Of North And East Bay SaturdayOfficials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District have issued a Spare the Air Alert for parts of the North and East Bay Saturday due to wildfire smoke.