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.
Expected Smoggy Conditions Monday Prompt 12th Spare the Air Alert of 2019A combination of expected high temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaust has prompted Bay Area air district officials to issue a Spare the Air smog alert for Monday.
Sand Fire Burning in Yolo County Sends Smoke Across Sweltering Bay AreaSmoke from the Sand Fire in Yolo County, has been reported Saturday night over Marin, Solano and Sonoma Counties and helped make sunset over San Francisco more dramatic than usual.
Third Consecutive Spare The Air Alert Issued For WednesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a third consecutive Spare the Air alert for Wednesday because of unhealthy ozone accumulation forecasted.
Wildfire Smoke Blankets Bay Area But Vehicle Exhaust Is Main Culprit In Sunday's Spare The Air AlertSmoke from Northern California wildfires hung over the Bay Area on Saturday and a Spare the Air alert was issued for Sunday, though officials said it was ozone -- not smoke -- that prompted the warning.
Late Spare-The-Air Notice Issued As Wildfires Impact Air QualityWildfires, high temperatures and light winds have caused air quality in Northern California to deteriorate and prompted Bay Area officials to declare Friday the first Spare the Air Day of the 2013 season.
Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.
Researchers Find High Formaldehyde Levels At Bay Area Day Care CentersUC Berkeley researchers have recorded high levels of the carcinogen formaldehyde at dozens of Northern California day care facilities.