Amid Backlash, UC Davis Cancels Classes Wednesday Over Air Quality Concerns

DAVIS (CBS SF) – Classes at the University of California, Davis were canceled Wednesday, after the school faced backlash when it said classes would resume despite poor air quality due to wildfire smoke. “Chancellor May and other campus leaders have heard the community’s concerns. The Chancellor regrets any stress or inconvenience our previous update caused. …

UC Davis Receives Backlash For Resuming Class Despite Poor Air Quality

DAVIS (CBS SF) — The University of California, Davis announced Tuesday evening that it will resume classes on Wednesday, November 14th despite severely poor air quality engulfing the area as a result of the Camp Fire in Butte County. The university cancelled classes on Tuesday. Students and faculty took to social media to express anger …

9 Hurt In Fiery Crash Involving Big Rig, Multiple Vehicles On Highway 1 In

SANTA CRUZ (CBS SF) — Nine people were injured, three of them critically, in a crash involving 20 vehicles and a big rig that burst into flames on Highway 1 in Santa Cruz Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash was reported at 9:52 a.m. on northbound Highway 1 in the area …

Bay Area Crab Season to Start Thursday; Domoic Acid Levels Delay North Coast

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season has been delayed until at least Dec. 1 in the waters north of Bodega Head State Marine Reserve to the Sonoma/Mendocino county line because of elevated levels of domoic acid, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Friday. The commercial fishery …

Crews Control 2-Alarm Fire In San Francisco's Golden Gate Park

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Fire crews in San Francisco have controlled a two-alarm wildland fire that broke out Friday evening in Golden Gate Park, fire officials said. The two-alarm fire was reported at 5:39 p.m. near the Polo Fields between Metson Road and Martin Luther King Drive. Fire officials announced that there was no …