Wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Tuesday, for the full 24 hours.
Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be unhealthy. It is illegal for Bay Area residents to burn wood or other solid fuels in fireplaces, wood stoves and inserts, pellet stoves, outdoor fire-pits, or other wood-burning devices. This wood-burning ban will be in effect for Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, southern Sonoma and southwestern Solano Counties.
Spare the Air - Reporting Zones
Below you will find Bay Area cities listed under their respective air quality forecast reporting zones. You can also check the Air District Jurisdiction page for maps of the Air District's borders in Solano and Sonoma counties.
I think the orange flags that are used on Lincoln Ave are great!! I once used one to throw at a car that almost hit me! That really got their attention! I work downtown and often see pedestrians not using the flags thinking their egos are bigger than the cars. Why take the chance that drivers see you. I take the precaution even if I'm in the "right"! I don't want to get hit...
What's your favorite flag story?
Moving Beyond the Automobile: Road Diets
What’s a road diet? Quite simply, traffic-calming expert Dan Burden told Streetfilms, “A road diet is anytime you take any lane out of a road.” The first time…
You can come hear more about it at the Willow Glen Business Association meeting 8am Nov. 12 at the Willow Glen Community Center.
Commentary: San Jose Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio proposes trial period to evaluate reducing...
San Jose City Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio is proposing a 60-day trial period during which the main business section of Lincoln Avenue in Willow Glen would be reduced to two lanes of traffic instead of the current four lanes.