Amid a forecast for poor air quality in parts of the Bay Area and a statewide call for power conservation during a predicted heat wave, …
Four Bay Area beaches ranked among the most polluted in California.
The Marine Mammal Center is facing the second largest outbreak of leptospirosis in California sea lions in its recorded history, according to the center.
Public health officials in Monterey County have lifted health advisories that were issued at three beaches due to fecal matter contamination.
Monterey County health officials have posted an advisory at Lover’s Point Beach and Monterey Municipal Beach due to fecal contamination.
Four San Mateo County beaches made the list of the most-polluted beaches in California, an annual report released Thursday by Heal the Bay.
The Solano County Public Health Department reported Tuesday an active pulmonary tuberculosis case associated with Laurel Creek Elementary School in Fairfield.
Napa Valley health officials are urging people planning to go swimming or boating to avoid close contact with lakes and other bodies of water containing blue-green algae.
Lake Temescal closed to swimmers due to the detection of a blue-green algae bloom Monday.
The cause of the Antioch Thanksgiving dinner illness that sickened 25 people, three of whom died, has been determined to be a bacteria called Clostridium perfringens.
Two San Jose lakes were closed Thursday and remain closed because algae found in the lakes can kill dogs.
All three of the Santa Clara University students who had been hospitalized after they were infected with meningitis have been released in good condition, Santa Clara County public health officials said today.
tests confirmed that an undergraduate student who was hospitalized Sunday was found with meningococcal meningitis.
An advisory warning residents to stay out of the water at Monterey Municipal Beach has been expanded to all county beaches for at least the next three days.
The public can take a dip in the water at Monterey Municipal Beach Thursday after elevated bacteria levels subsided.
Six San Quentin prison inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires disease as of today.
Cal Water issued a boil water alert Sunday for customers in a portion of Los Altos.
Not content with ravaging Florida fruit, sap-sucking bugs are now helping spread Yellow Dragon disease to California citrus crops.
Stop worrying about germs on a public restroom doorknob, because there is a new bacteria carrier in town: You.