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    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Hazy and smoky skies returned to the Bay Area Sunday due to the Glass Fire that sparked overnight in Napa County.ABC7's Lisa Argen says smoke from that wildfire is moving to the southeast.RELATED: Glass Fire grows to 800 acres, mandatory evacuations underway in parts of Napa CountyStrong northeasterly winds are pushing...
    MONTEREY — Bay Area residents are in for a brutal week as forecasters predict temperatures over 100 degrees and smoky skies from new wildfires all this week. National Weather Service meteorologist Gerry Diaz said hot and dry conditions are expected for much of the area throughout the week, with peak temperatures expected Sunday and Monday....
    A large and fast-moving vegetation fire near St. Helena in Napa County burned through about 800 acres Sunday morning as weather forecasters predict above-average temperatures across the Bay Area this week. Cal Fire LNU officials first reported a 20-acre vegetation fire with dangerous rate of spread just before 5 a.m. Sunday near the 200 block...
    Louisville cops in crisis after Breonna Taylor protests, COVID-19, homicides This Ice Cream Is Being Recalled Due to Allergy Concerns Breathe easier during wildfires with a DIY air purifier Wildfires have been raging throughout the West Coast of the US for two months now. Recently, the smoke was so dense it was visible from...
    We may not always be able to see it, but the air is filled with all kinds of garbage these days. Whether it’s allergens like pet dander or hazardous smoke from fires ravaging the west coast, anything we can do to clear the air is very much needed. Lucky for you, we found ten fantastic...
    Marlborough, Conn. (AP) — A group of 10 firefighters from Connecticut and Massachusetts has returned home after spending the last several weeks helping to battle wildfires in northern California. The contingent left Connecticut on Sept. 4 and initially worked with the Hoopa Tribe on the Hoopa Valley Reservation, which is located in the northwestern part...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Bay Area on Sunday due to wildfire smoke, high temps and smog. A #SparetheAir Alert has been issued for tmrw, 9/27. Wildfire smoke with high inland temperatures and vehicle exhaust are expected to cause unhealthy smog, or ozone. Protect your health by...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Bay Area on Sunday due to wildfire smoke, high temps, and smog. A #SparetheAir Alert has been issued for tmrw, 9/27. Wildfire smoke with high inland temperatures and vehicle exhaust are expected to cause unhealthy smog, or ozone. Protect your health by...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A Spare the Air Alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Sunday due to wildfire smoke, hot inland temperatures and smog. A #SparetheAir Alert has been issued for tmrw, 9/27. Wildfire smoke with high inland temperatures and vehicle exhaust are expected to cause unhealthy smog, or ozone. Protect your...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Sunday due to wildfire smoke, hot inland temperatures and smog. A #SparetheAir Alert has been issued for tmrw, 9/27. Wildfire smoke with high inland temperatures and vehicle exhaust are expected to cause unhealthy smog, or ozone. Protect your health by limiting outdoor...
    Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week At UnDark magazine, Katheryn Houghton writes—In Montana, Tracking Long-Term Health Effects of Wildfire Smoke: [...] Forest fires had funneled hazardous air into Seeley Lake, a [Montana] town of fewer than 2,000 people, for 49 days. The air quality was so bad...
    Virginia district apologizes for past operation of segregated schools Mushrooms could be linked to salmonella outbreak Millions of euros up in smoke: Roland Garros braced for fewer fans, plenty of rain...and dangerous balls French Open chiefs admitted Friday that the decision to radically slash the number of fans allowed at the tournament to just...
    ROUTT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Mullen Fire burning in Wyoming burning north of the Routt County line has burned 35,810 acres with just 2% containment. The fire has been burning for more than a week about 15 miles north of the Colorado state line. The Mullen Fire on Sept. 25, 2020 (credit: Lindsey Fisher) More...
    Yosemite National Park will reopen to the public Friday morning following a weeklong closure due to significant smoke impacts from California’s wildfires. The popular national park will welcome guests once again starting at 9 a.m., the National Park Service (NPS) said in a statement, citing improved air quality conditions. California’s largest national park closed...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Track air quality levels where you live with the interactive map below.Track air quality levels where you live with Live Doppler 7 in the media player above and in the interactive map below.App users: For a better experience, click here to view the full map in a new windowTake a look...
    A crisp coolness and a mild breeze coated the Bay Area as the sun rose Friday morning, and weather forecasters said it would give rise to another day with relatively mild fall conditions. Come Saturday, say so long to it. “It’s gonna start to heat up Saturday,” National Weather Service meteorologist Roger Gass said. “It’s...
    SAN ANTONIO – A far North Side home undergoing renovations was damaged by a fire early Friday morning, San Antonio firefighters said. The fire was called in just before 8 a.m. at a home in the 6400 block of Prime Time, not far from Toepperwein Road and Nacogdoches Road. Forest Fouch, captain with the San...
    Smoke from California wildfires can taint the flavor of wine grapes, but flawed harvests are unlikely to make it into the hands of consumers. Or at least that’s what experts at the Wine Institute — an advocacy group for the California wine industry — says regarding recent wildfires in the state. “The majority of California’s...
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Birmingham firefighters responding to reports of smoke inside an apartment found a body early Friday, and police said they have opened a homicide investigation Crews got a call about a fire in an apartment building about 4 a.m., and Battalion Chief Jackie Hicks told news outlets that firefighters found smoke and...
    Protester hit by vehicle during march down Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood UK supermarkets Tesco and Morrisons are rationing toilet paper and hand sanitizer as fears of panic buying return. One worker said their store was worse than a bad Christmas. Dana White says Colby Covingtons racist comments that Kamaru Usman is from a little tribe...
    Dana White, Colby Covington. Getty/Logan Riely/Suhaimi Abdullah UFC President Dana White says he doesn't believe racist comments aimed at a Nigerian fighter by UFC star Colby Covington were actually racist. On Sunday, Covington asked Kamaru Usman if he communicated with his "little tribe" by "smoke signals." He also called supporters of the Black...
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A cannabis 'garden' sprouting next to Mexico's Senate building has become a smoker's paradise, with Mexican stoners lighting up joints without fear of arrest. The cannabis seeds sowed in a plaza by Mexico's Senate by pro-marijuana activists in February have mushroomed into strikingly large plants, and become symbolic of a drive...
    SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- Fall should be the best time of year in Sonoma's Wine Country, but if you looked around Sonoma Square today, you might think otherwise. It's mostly empty.In the tasting room at the Ledson Hotel, nary a soul, except for the staff and the owner."I have never seen it like this,"...
    Smoke from California wildfires can taint the flavor of wine grapes, but flawed harvests are unlikely to make it into the hands of consumers. Or at least that’s what experts at the Wine Institute — an advocacy group for the California wine industry — says regarding recent wildfires in the state. “The majority of California's wine grape...
    The Bobcat Fire burns in the Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.Ringo Chiu/Zuma For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.In mid-August, the most destructive wildfire season in California history seemed to peak over a deadly 48-hour period. Between the evenings of...
    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Suncor plant in Commerce City conducted live fire training on Thursday until 4 p.m. During the training there is a chance that flames and smoke could be seen coming from the refinery. (credit: CBS) Adams County confirms that if there’s an actual emergency, training will stop and proper...
    San Francisco, California, on September 9, 2020. Katie Canales/Business Insider Wildfire smoke has likely killed more than 1,200 people in California this year, according to Stanford researchers.  That's because smoke contains harmful particles that can enter the lungs and bloodstream, raising people's risk of heart attacks, strokes, and premature death.  The analysis only...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – After several days of clear skies and clean air, the possibility of wildfire smoke has prompted an Air Quality Advisory for the Bay Area on Friday. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the advisory on Thursday, as smoke from the August Complex Fire burning in the Mendocino National...
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — A toddler who spent days in the intensive care after being rescued from an apartment fire in west Fort Worth has died from her injuries. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office website identifies the little girl as Aaliyah Anderson. It was on September 21 when crews were called to a one-alarm...
    HEALDSBURG (AP) — Smoke from the West Coast wildfires has tainted grapes in some of the nation’s most celebrated wine regions with an ashy flavor that could spell disaster for the 2020 vintage. Wineries in California, Oregon and Washington have survived severe wildfires before, but the smoke from this year’s blazes has been especially bad...
    PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) -- The Bay Area's record-breaking streak of poor air quality could cost thousands of lives, according to a new calculation by Stanford researchers.Marshall Burke, an associate professor of earth system science at the university, looked at extensive research on the effects of wildfire pollutants in the air in connection to increase...
    SCOTTS VALLEY — Using an interconnected ring of roads, natural barriers and stripped-down pieces of land with nothing left to burn, Cal Fire has gotten its “arms” around the CZU August Lighting Complex fire after 37 consecutive days. The state fire agency, aided by fire agencies from across Santa Cruz County and the state, plus...
    TURNER, Ore. (AP) — Smoke from the West Coast wildfires has tainted grapes in some of the nation’s most celebrated wine regions with an ashy flavor that could spell disaster for the 2020 vintage. Wineries in California, Oregon and Washington have survived severe wildfires before, but the smoke from this year’s blazes has been especially...
    As those chilly, crisp fall nights have you adjusting the thermostat, making more hot meals or maybe even having candles on the table, a Montgomery County, Maryland, fire official urges caution. All of those things can also spark fires, and Pete Piringer, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service’s spokesman, said residents should take some time...
    OAKLAND (CBS SF) — CHP has issued a traffic alert in Oakland Wednesday evening after a collision and vehicle fire on southbound I-880 at Jackson Street briefly blocked all lanes. The accident stopped southbound traffic on I-880 before 6 p.m. Word of the accident was first posted by the 511.org Twitter account shortly after 6...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A Lisle police officer rushed into a burning home early Wednesday morning, saving a 14-year-old boy’s life. Officer Bill Wise’s quick thinking saved a bad situation from turning tragic when he was on patrol in the area of Wayfaring Lane and heard calls on the radio about a fire. “I see a large...
    After being closed since last week due to hazardous levels of wildfire smoke, Yosemite National Park will reopen to the public at 9 a.m. on Friday. Park officials made the announcement Wednesday. They said that conditions have improved since last Thursday, when the park was closed because the smoke levels were so thick from nearby...
    YOSEMITE (CBS SF) — Officials in Yosemite National Park announced Tuesday that the park will reopen to all visitors Friday morning after an over week-long closure due to wildfire smoke and hazardous air quality. Smoke from the Creek Fire and other wildfires has been impacting visitors to the park since Labor Day Weekend. The park...
    Yosemite National Park will reopen Friday, with a gradual reopening of visitor services over the weekend. The move, announced Wednesday, follows a Sept. 17 closure because of unhealthy air quality. National Park Service officials said campsites in Yosemite Valley will be available for campers beginning Friday. (The campground takes bookings at recreation.gov.) The park will...