Close Call By Boaters Watching Whales In San Francisco Bay Raises ConcernsA close call between a sailboat and a humpback whale in the San Francisco Bay this past weekend has experts calling for boaters to be more careful around the endangered animals.
'This Ain't Your Mother's Marijuana," Surgeon General SaysFederal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use.
FDA Warns Of Possible Listeria Contamination Of French Brie Cheese 'L'Explorateur'The Federal Food and Drug Administration issued a warning that L'Explorateur Fromage Francais, a brie cheese from France may be contaminated with Listeria.
New Warning Sirens, Evacuation Tags May Save Time In Next Big WildfireAmid concerns over the wine country's readiness for the next big wildfire, one North Bay law enforcement agency is using the anniversary as a way to promote its new emergency platforms.
Arizona Officials: Rattlesnakes Could Be Lurking In Your Pool NoodlesFirefighters in Buckeye, Arizona, are warning all pool owners of something dangerous that could be lurking in their pool toys, according to CBS News.
Health Officials Issue Toxin Warning About Locally Harvested ShellfishOfficials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning on Wednesday advising consumers against eating mussels, clams or whole scallops sport harvested by from San Francisco and San Mateo counties due to dangerous levels of toxins.
Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Challenge To Berkeley Cellphone Warnings LawA federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday turned down an industry group's bid for reconsideration of the group's challenge to a Berkeley cellphone warning law.
100 Degree Plus Temps Prompt Heat Advisory For Bay Area Inland ValleysA heat advisory is in effect for Sunday morning through Monday night for inland valleys in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Surfers Ignore Warnings After Santa Cruz Shark AttackWhile a warning was still urging people to stay out of the water in Santa Cruz after a shark attack earlier this week, many surfers were out trying to catch waves Thursday.
Health Officials Warn Of Salmonella Risk In Backyard Chickens, DucksHealth officials have issued a warning about the risk of salmonella infection from contact with backyard flocks of chickens and ducks.
BART Extension Brings Electrified Third Rail To South BayLethal amounts of electricity are coursing through tracks along the 10-mile BART extension to Milpitas and Berryessa.
Text Alerts Would Have Warned San Jose Residents Of Coming FloodSan Jose's emergency warning system was so ineffectual that it virtually guaranteed people were not warned before the catastrophic floods.
Coast Guard Warns Of Increase In Dangerous Storm Debris In BayThe U.S. Coast Guard is issuing a warning for boaters to be on the lookout for debris from recent storms creating hazardous conditions in San Francisco Bay.
Flaring, Smoke At Martinez Shell Refinery Prompts Warning To 'Avoid Area'Contra Costa Health Services was advising people to avoid the area around the Shell Refinery in Martinez Monday afternoon due to "excessive flaring and black smoke."
Berkeley's Cellphone Radiation Warning Law Disputed Before Appeals CourtJudges on a federal appeals court panel in San Francisco questioned two prominent lawyers about whether a Berkeley cellphone warning law is unfairly alarming.