Study: House Plants Aren’t Actually Cleaning The AirYou've probably heard people say that keeping plants in your home or office helps to make the air cleaner, but science says otherwise.
Sand Fire Creates Poor Air Quality In Yolo CountyThe sand fire continues to burn. It's up to 2,220 acres with 20 percent containment.
Report: Sacramento Among Most Smog-Polluted Cities In The CountrySacramento is among the most smog-polluted cities in the country, according to a ranking done by the American Lung Association.
Air Quality In Sacramento Returns To Good For NowSacramento's Air Quality is considered "Good" for the first time since the Camp Fire began two weeks ago; however, Sacramento Region Spare the Air warns that the extended AQI (Air Quality Index) could return to "Moderate" again by this weekend.
Trying To Detox From The Smoke? Experts Say Get Out Of Town And Stay HydratedThe best way to detox from this choking smoke? Officials say it's best to get away from the smoke altogether.
List: Many Colleges Across Region Closed Through Thanksgiving Break Due To Smoky AirA change in weather is expected later this week, but for now smoky air is still expected across the region.
Air Quality In Sacramento Reaches 'Hazardous' LevelsSmoke from the Camp Fire continues to pose a health threat in the Sacramento area. As of 12 p.m. Friday, the air quality reading, or Air Quality Index (AQI) reading in downtown Sacramento, specifically along T Street, was 337, or "hazardous."
Full List: Smoky Air Prompts Several Colleges And School Districts To CloseMany local school districts and college campuses have closed because of the air quality.
Officials Warn Generic Masks Can Do More Harm Than Good In Protecting LungsWhile Sacramento Health County officials urge people to stay away from generic masks, If you are near the fire, the mask may be necessary.
Some Businesses Seeing Success From Sacramento SmokeWe’re all noticing the smoky, sooty air and trying deal with it as best as we can. In this wildfire season, the nasty air is a losing situation for some, but it’s making others big winners.
Wildfires Prompt Air-Quality AlertA spare the air day is in effect today as fires burning throughout northern California are causing air quality concerns.
Air Quality Alert Issued Due To California FiresSmoke from wildfires in the southern Sierra has prompted an air quality alert that remains in effect until Tuesday, September 5 at 11 a.m. Tuolumne, Mariposa and San Joaquin Valley air pollution control districts issued the alert Monday.