Smoky Skies: Stanford Doctor's Advice -- Keep Your Children IndoorsSome parents have been wondering if it’s better to take your children outside to get some exercise, instead of staying inside for days even if the air is considered unhealthy.
Bay Area Spare The Air Alerts Extended Through Labor Day; Poor Air Quality Enters 3rd Straight WeekA record-breaking string of Spare the Air alerts is now in its third week, with an alert for the region extended through Labor Day mostly due to smog.
Soaring Temps Prompt Spare The Air Alert For TuesdayThe district's Spare the Air Alert for Monday was the first of 2020 and Tuesday's air quality isn't going to be any better.
Air District Links Benefits Of COVID-19 Telecommuting To Bluer Skies, Happier Lives, Improved Workplace, Less TrafficOn the first official day of the summer Spare the Air season, officials said better air is just one of the many benefits of telecommuting during the COVID-19 shelter in place order, and encouraged people to continue working from home after it is lifted.
18th Spare the Air Alert of 2019 Issued for SundayA short hot spell in the forecast, combined with car exhaust, has prompted air district officials to issue a Spare the Air alert for smog on Sunday.
Second Straight Spare The Air Alert Issued For WednesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air alert for Wednesday because of unhealthy levels of smog expected in the region.
Oregon Wildfire Smoke Pouring Into Northern California Prompts Air Quality AdvisoryStarting early Saturday evening, the Bay Area will see impacts from the Milepost 97 fire near Canyonville, Ore., according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
Hot Weather Prompts Bay Area's First Spare The Air Smog Alert Of 2019A combination of expected sizzling temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaust have prompted Bay Area air district officials to issue a Spare the Air smog alert for Sunday, the first of 2019.
NFL Monitoring Bay Area Air Quality Prior To 49ers-Giants Monday Night GameNFL officials were monitoring the blanket of smoke covering the Bay Area, making sure the polluted skies do not degraded to a level that would force the league to cancel Monday night's New York Giants-San Francisco 49ers game.
Eleventh Bay Area Spare The Air Alert Issued For MondayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air Alert for Monday.
Air Pollution Is Making Us Dumber, Study ShowsAir pollution could be more damaging to our health than previously thought, according to a new study.
Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Issued for SundayContinued smoke from Northern California wildfires has prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue a Spare the Air Alert for Sunday.
Hazy California Deals With Smoky Smell From Distant BlazeSmoky air from blowing winds is nothing new in California, but air quality experts say it's rare for the dirty air to linger for so long, a reality of ever-larger fires that take longer to extinguish.
UC Davis Study Shows Central Valley Farmland a Major Source of Air PollutionA major contributor to harmful smog in California comes from the heavily-fertilized soil in the Central Valley, according to a new study from UC Davis.
First Spare The Air Alert Of 2017 Summer Season Issued For WednesdayThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued the first Spare the Air Alert of the summer season for Wednesday because of a forecast for unhealthy amounts of smog.