An air quality advisory has been issued for smoke from Northern California wildfires.
Strawberry Creek and the city’s trees are doing OK, but Lake Anza is unswimmable, turtles are getting run over by cars and wild pigs may be moving in.
Preparation advice, evacuation guidance and answers to your questions about air quality, power outages and defending your property.
Fifty-seven monarchs were counted overwintering at Gill Tract Farm last year. A group of farmers pushed back to get protective measures added to UC Berkeley’s development plans, and won.
About 1,500 acres of trees in the East Bay Regional Park District have been affected by a new die-off pattern that’s seen as dangerous during fire season.
The closures will last through the Fourth of July and only Grizzly Peak Boulevard residents will be able to pass checkpoints.
The epicenter of the quake, which was reported at 6:29 p.m., was not far from Lake Chabot in San Lorenzo.
Fire risk will be offset by low winds and a cool marine layer later in the week
The brothers are growing “contour” or “body” feathers that cover their down and make them aerodynamic in flight.
There were 650 name suggestions submitted for the three chicks born atop the Campanile. You have until Wednesday to choose your favorite.
May 12 was banding day for the campus’s newest peregrine falcon chicks.
The historic garden, which fell into disrepair, was restored to glory through various tax measures and the general fund.