19 Nearby Towns That Could Hit 100 Degrees On ThursdayFor the first time this summer season, the thermometer will hit or exceed 100 degrees in many places Thursday. Here is a look at the hottest cities around the Bay Area! You will notice the heat is primarily focused on the East and North Bay.
Charitable Contributions Make Marathons Worth The PainOn Sunday, July 26, I will be running gin the San Francisco Half and Full Marathon. This time it’s for another really cool charity, “Team Generation Alive”, which is the brainchild of Sa Francisco Giants Jeremy Affeldt and Larisa Affeldt.
KPIX Studios Getting All Dressed Up For A Good CauseBig doings are going on here at our KPIX studios. Our production studio is getting a new layer of polish, banners and signs are being erected and telephone banks have been established. We are all gearing up for something very special.
Warriors Parade Forecast: Cloudy Skies, Big Party In OaklandThe City of Oakland will host a championship parade and victory rally for the NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Friday. It took 40 years for the Warriors to win the title, so the Parade has been a long time coming and I am going to savor each step!
Where Did The Term 'Socked In' Come From?The term, “socked in” is tossed around during our “June gloom” foggy mornings here in the San Francisco Bay Area. But where did such a term come from?
Do El Niño Predictions Mean We'll Have A Wet Summer And Fall?It is very important to understand, just because the weather computer models are pointing in the direction of a powerful El Niño later this year does NOT mean it will happen! Last year, these same computer models indicated THIS past winter (2014-2015) would be wet, and we know how all that turned out!
We're Used To Warm Weather Fog, But Why All Of This Wind?No matter where you are in the Bay Area, you can actually FEEL the difference in our weather today. We have so many different elements happening! Let’s begin with the wind.
Hot Weather May Turn To Thunderstorms By Tuesday As Tropical Storm Blanca ApproachesFirst, let’s begin with today! A heat advisory is in effect for our inland areas as temperatures soar into the triple digits for the first time this year. The hottest locations will be in the East Bay. Concord, Clayton, Pleasanton and Livermore will all hit near 103 degrees. Brentwood, Tracy, Mountain House, Discovery Bay could even be hotter. With this kind of heat, the potential for fire danger increases.
Roberta Explains Why Competing In Races Is The Best Way To Tour The World I have been running marathons since 1996 and I love the journey. There is nothing like tossing my running shoes into my backpack, boarding a plane and seeing a new city by running through it!
Chilly Bay Area Residents Reach For Sweaters, Not Swimsuits This Memorial DayMemorial Day is the “unofficial kickoff” to summer, but it feels more like the kick off to Presidents' Day.
Roberta Answers, 'When Will This Gray May Weather End?'Here’s the deal. The San Francisco Bay Area has been unseasonably cool since right around May 5.
Roberta Reflects On Lincoln Child Center's Powerful Bay Area HistoryFor the third year in a row, Roberta Gonzales emceed “The Daffodil Luncheon” -- a fundraiser for the Lincoln Child Center.
Food Bank Of Contra Costa And Solano Counties Celebrates 40 Years Of NourishmentTo honor 40 years of nourishing our community, the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County held a black-tie Gala this past Saturday.
Late Season Thunderstorms A Thrill For Bay Area Sky WatchersI remember vividly in 2012 the Bay Area experienced 6 days of thunderstorms. I loved it! But thunderstorms are not embraced by all, some people are downright fearful of thunderstorms (and so are some pets). And with our recent drought, thunderstorms can be a huge concern due to fire danger.
Hayward Airport Open House Offers Free Trip Into Aviation HistoryOne year ago, I had the great pleasure to learn about incredible historic planes and their legacy. I jumped inside a B-52 and marveled at the size of the heavy plane and imagine the stories it could tell!