Toxic Blue-Green Algae Prompts Warning At San Luis Reservoir; Visitors Told Not To Fish, SwimState water officials have warned visitors to San Luis Reservoir in Merced County not to swim or fish due to the presence of toxic blue-green algae.
UPDATE: Feds Close Portion of Merced River Near Where Family Died MysteriouslyThe mysterious deaths of a Northern California family of hikers and their dog have led federal officials to close 28 miles along the Merced River where high levels of toxic algae were detected.
State Warns Boaters, Sonoma Residents Of Toxic Algae In Russian RiverThe State Water Resources Control Board is cautioning boaters and other recreational water users after detecting toxic algal mats growing at the bottom of the Russian River.
Harmful Blue-Green Algae Blooms Found In Waters Near Discovery BayContra Costa County health officials on Monday announced harmful blue-green algae blooms have been reported in the Discovery Bay area.
Toxic Algae Warning Issued For Some California Lakes, ReservoirsCalifornia water officials are warning people who plan to recreate in the state's lakes and reservoirs this Labor Day weekend to be cautious about harmful blue-green algae.
Toxic Algae Discovered In Waterways Off Lake TahoeWater officials are continuing to monitor toxic blue-green algae that developed in several waterways in a residential community in South Lake Tahoe.
2 East Bay Lakes, Closed By Toxic Algae, ReopenedLake Temescal in Oakland has been closed to swimmers since June 26 and Quarry Lakes has been closed since Feb. 8.
Sea Lions Rescued Off SoCal Coast Show Signs Of PoisoningMarine experts say 12 pregnant female sea lions rescued in Southern California waters exhibited signs of poisoning that may be linked to toxic ocean algae blooms.
Warm Pacific Ocean 'Blob' Helped Caused Vast Toxic Algae BloomA new study finds that unusually warm Pacific Ocean temperatures helped cause a massive bloom of toxic algae last year.
Toxic Algae Shuts Down 2 San Jose LakesLake Cunningham and Almaden Lake were closed because of elevated levels of cyanobacteria, a toxic blue-green algae.
Toxic Algae Shuts Down Lake Anza In Berkeley To SwimmersEast Bay park officials have posted a 'No Swimming' notice for Lake Anza in Berkeley because of toxic algae.
Potentially Harmful Toxin Found In Water Around Discovery BayContra Costa County health officials Wednesday confirmed the presence of a potentially harmful toxin in waters around Discovery Bay.
Oakland's Lake Temescal Closed For Swimming Due To Toxic AlgaeLake Temescal in Oakland has been closed for swimming until further notice because of an outbreak of toxic algae in the water.
Recreational Dungeness Crab Fishing Now Permitted Along Entire California CoastThe opening of the areas for the Dungeness crab fisheries follows months of closure due to an algal bloom off the Pacific Coast.
Crab From Oregon, Washington May Be Too Little, Too Late For SF Seafood Sellers' Bottom LinesBay Area crab lovers are getting a small bit of hopeful news, as the ban on Dungeness crab has been lifted for Oregon and Washington and the increased supply is causing local prices to drop.