Smoke from wildfires in Oregon and far North California brought the smell of smoke to the East Bay Tuesday, with AQI readings topping 150, a level unhealthy for the general public.
Unofficial sensors in many places in Oakland registered AQIs above 100 Wednesday.
Streaks of the tea-colored algae were first reported at the Berkeley Marina.
Workers at the Southside Berkeley, Temescal and Piedmont locations filed petitions for union elections on Friday.
A flood watch and high wind warning are in effect through Wednesday morning, with 1.3 inches of rain forecast.
Conservation by East Bay residents played a role in alleviating the water shortage, according to EBMUD.
Elevations above 1,500 feet could get up to a few inches of snow — or maybe just a dusting.
Set your alarm clocks for 2 a.m. Tuesday and head to an open field if you can. The next total lunar eclipse won’t be until 2025.
Incumbent Joel Young and challenger Alfred Twu have diverging views on mask mandates, Line 80 and the bus agency’s financial challenges.
The East Bay Regional Park District is closing 40 parks in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, including in Oakland, with high temperatures forecasted this weekend.