Officials Announce Completion Of Fire Debris Removal In 4 CountiesLocal, state and federal officials Thursday announced the virtual completion of debris removal from 4,500 parcels burned or damaged in the October wildfires in Sonoma, Napa, Lake and Mendocino counties.
2 Hurt in S.F. When High Wind Knocks Down Construction Site FencingTwo people were hurt when strong wind gusts knocked over some construction fencing near 23rd St. and San Jose Ave. in San Francisco Sunday afternoon.
Sea Critters From Japan Hitchhike To West Coast On Plastic Tsunami DebrisNearly 300 species of fish, mussels and other sea critters arrived in U.S. after hitchhiking across Pacific on 2011 Japanese tsunami debris.
Massive Storm Debris Field Clogging Tuolumne RiverIt has been weeks since any significant rain has fallen, but a massive debris field left over from the winter storms is still clogging the mouth of the Tuolumne River.
Heavy Debris Litters Santa Cruz Beaches In Wake Of Stormy WinterAfter historic rain storms this winter, the huge amount of debris being washed up on Santa Cruz shores is making a sturdy pair of shoes the must-have fashion accessory at the beach.
Oroville Dam Outflow Slowed To Clear DebrisCalifornia water authorities started slowing the outflow Monday from the Oroville Dam's crippled spillway to allow workers to remove debris blocking a hydroelectric plant from working.
Storm Washes Tons Of Dangerous Debris Into San Francisco BayThe John Dillard is one of two highly specialized boats equipped with cranes that are trying to keep the shipping lanes clear of debris. It's a big job.
Debris From Caltrans Truck May Have Caused Deadly 101 CrashThe metal part that slammed through a car window on Highway 101 last week, killing an elderly driver, fell off a Caltrans truck, state transportation officials said.
Satellite That Lit Up Night Sky Highlights Concerns Over Space JunkSocial media last night lit up with videos of what turned out to be space junk - specifically part of a Chinese rocket burning up upon reentering the atmosphere over the western United States.
Oakland Calling For Earth Day Cleanup VolunteersWorkers in Oakland recently pulled a mattress, a car bumper, and other trash out of one of the city’s creeks.
Winter Storms Wash Debris Into Bay Area WatersThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working to remove large pieces of debris that have washed into the San Francisco Bay waters following recent rain storms.
Shipping Container Debris Washes Ashore At Baker BeachBay Area beachgoers and mariners on the ocean are urged to be cautious after 12 shipping containers fell off a container ship late Friday evening and one washed ashore at San Francisco’s Baker Beach, U.S. Coast Guard officials said.