Where does Bay Area stand?

California was the only U.S. state at the yellow level Tuesday morning at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention KOVID Data Tracker. The CDC tracker uses the latest data to report on the severity of the COVID pandemic in each state. The yellow level indicates the “moderate” transmission community in there kowonaviris and 10 … Read more

Train cars carrying chemicals derail in Oakland

October 18, 2021Updated: October 18, 2021 2:57 pm The Oakland Fire Department said Monday six trains carrying chemicals were derailed in Oakland. Oakland Fire Department Six subway vehicles carrying chemicals derailed in West Oakland on Monday afternoon, the Oakland Fire Department confirmed to SFGATE. The department responded to the incident near the port of Oakland … Read more

Salty water plaguing one Bay Area community

Some Marine County residents have begun to notice a peculiar taste when they turn on the pipes: the water, they found, tastes salty. Even though the water doesn’t exceed any primary standards for health and safety, the North Marine Water District said it doesn’t taste the way residents expect – and some people on low-sodium … Read more

Bay Area’s Safari West loses major accreditation

La Bay AreaVery clean Safari West wildlife preserves have been treated a great blow by the leading accreditation body for zoos. Zoos and Aquarium Association, or AZA, announced last Wednesday that it would deny its “gold standard” accreditation in Santa Rosa to preserve wildlife, citing a failure to “confirm” the association’s standards after an independent … Read more