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.
Richmond Mayor Wants Compensation For Residents Disturbed By False AlarmsEmergency sirens have almost become a part of life in Richmond, where the community warning system keeps sounding off false alarms. Now, the city’s mayor says the county owes his residents for the mistakes.
Warning Issued For Blue-Green Algae In The Russian RiverSonoma County health officials say there's been another toxic algae bloom on the Russian River and are urging people to be careful.
Zika Virus Prompts Travel Warnings For Women Within The U.S.The Zika virus has prompted doctors across the country to warn against travel to parts of the Caribbean and South America for pregnant women, but there are new warnings about travel within the U.S. as conditions during the summer months could be ripe for an outbreak in some states.
California Plans To Delay Warnings On Metal Cans Lined With Chemical BPACalifornia plans to delay state-required warnings on metal cans lined with the chemical BPA, arguing too-specific warnings could scare stores and shoppers in poor neighborhoods away from some of the only fruits and vegetables available — canned ones.
Warning Signs Posted After Fissure Opens Up Along Popular Marin County TrailWarning signs are posted along a popular trail in the Point Reyes National Seashore due to a fissure that has opened up along a crumbling cliff.