Bay Area District Attorneys Settle With Ulta Beauty Over Improper Disposal Of Hazardous MaterialsTen district attorneys in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas announced Monday that they have reached a settlement with the cosmetics company Ulta Beauty for improperly storing, handling and disposing hazardous materials.
Oakland Hazmat Teams Help with SFPD Bust Involving Pounds of FentanylUndercover San Francisco narcotics officers teamed with Oakland police and firefighters on a Thursday afternoon drug and weapons bust at an East Oakland motel that required hazmat teams.
Chemical Found in North Fair Oaks Not Hazardous; Shelter-in-Place LiftedThe San Mateo County Sheriff's Office on Friday afternoon announced that a chemical found near a school in North Fair Oaks has been determined to be non-hazardous.
Ammonia Spill Reported At Kellogg's Facility In San Jose; Nearby Residents Told To Shelter In PlaceFirefighters responded to a reported ammonia spill at a San Jose facility operated by food manufacturer Kellogg's on Friday evening.
UPDATE: Fentanyl Found At Dublin School Where Janitor DiedThe powerful drug fentanyl was found near two janitors discovered unresponsive inside a Dublin middle school library after being reported missing, Dublin police said Thursday.
Missing Dublin School Janitors Found On Campus Amid Mystery Chemical Odor; 1 Dead, 2nd HospitalizedTwo school janitors reported missing in Dublin were found in medical distress in a campus library amid a mystery chemical smell, with one dying at the scene and the second taken to a hospital, police reported Wednesday.
Chemical Spill At Tamalpais High School Pool Prompts Neighborhood Shelter-In-PlaceThe Mill Valley police and fire departments have responded to a chemical spill near the pool at Tamalpais High School Tuesday morning.
Overturned Tanker Rig Closes Southbound Hwy 101 Near Gilroy Into EveningAn overturned tanker truck leaking fuel onto U.S. Highway 101 near Gilroy blocked traffic well into the Monday evening commute and afterward, according to Cal Fire.
Tanker Truck Rollover, Hazmat Situation Closes Alpine Road Near La HondaCHP, fire and hazmat personnel are at the scene of a tanker truck rollover on Alpine Road near La Honda Monday afternoon, according to authorities.
Workers Sickened, Guests Evacuated After Apparent Hazmat Suicide At SJ's Fairmont HotelPoisonous chemicals killed one woman in an apparent suicide and sickened eight people, prompting the evacuation of three floors of the Hotel Fairmont in San Jose Saturday
3 Los Altos Police Officers Exposed To Fentanyl, One HospitalizedThe substance that sent a Los Altos police officer to the hospital Monday morning has been confirmed to be the powerful synthetic opioid drug fentanyl, police said.
Facebook: Suspicious Package Tests Negative For Sarin, Dangerous SubstancesA Facebook spokesperson said there were no dangerous substances found after a hazmat situation at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park prompted evacuations.
Possible Sarin Gas Detection At Facebook Mail Facility Prompts Hazmat Response In Menlo ParkFirefighters with hazardous materials training are setting up at Facebook's shipping and receiving building in Menlo Park after crews operating a security machine detected the possible presence of sarin gas.
AutoZone To Pay $11M Over Hazardous Waste Violations At California StoresAn $11 million settlement to resolve state claims that auto parts retailer AutoZone Inc. illegally disposed of hazardous waste in 45 California counties was filed in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland Tuesday.
Overturned Propane Truck Cleared In Sonoma County, Hwy 128 ReopensAn overturned propane tanker on Highway 128 near the Sonoma and Napa County line Tuesday morning prompted an evacuation order and the closure of the highway for hours, according to authorities.