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Bloomberg: Air quality in San Francisco sank to the level of smog-choked Beijing this week, as soot from more than a dozen wildfires in California’s wine country blanketed the Bay Area. As San Francisco residents woke up to a hazy sky for the fifth more...
SF Gate: The air quality in much of the Bay Area this week has at times been comparable to — or even worse than —Beijing, one of the most notoriously polluted cities in the world, as smoke from the Wine Country wildfires drifts south and settles more...
USA Today: Home Depot is sold out of face masks, people sleeping in shelters have bandanas tied around their faces and residents even 50 miles away from the fires in northern California find themselves coughing and hacking as smoke and haze blanket more...
Berkeleyside: It would be easy in a town obsessed with food like Berkeley to make a podcast that’s just an audio version of Instagram. But Just Food wants to be more than that. The new podcast, from the Berkeley Food Institute, explores the many more...
Hoodline: As wildfires in multiple North Bay counties devastate communities and displace thousands of residents, air quality in San Francisco and Oakland continues to deteriorate. According to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, wildfires more...
The Conversation: Most Americans think of cities as noisy places – but some parts of U.S. cities are much louder than others. Nationwide, neighborhoods with higher poverty rates and proportions of black, Hispanic and Asian residents have higher more...
New York Times: Some of the worst wildfires ever to tear through California have killed 31 people and torched a vast area of the state’s north this week, but the reach of the blazes is spreading dramatically further by the day, as thick plumes of more...
East Bay Express: MPH students in a Mass Communications class, Melissa Brown and Robin Pearce, recently had two letters to the editor published in the East Bay Express. Brown wrote about structural racism and Pearce wrote about the safety of more...
Los Angeles Times: The deadly fires raging in Northern California have devastated thousands of acres of bucolic wine country and torched thousands of homes, but the damage isn’t limited to the scorched rolling hills north of the San Francisco Bay.  more...
U.S. News: Could ingesting undercooked poultry give you a urinary tract infection? Maybe. Although exactly how it might happen isn't clear, say researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and more...

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