Artist Rosten Woo's new public sculptures in Oakland are bringing new understanding of air pollution to the city.
Despite cancer deaths declining over recent years, cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in Oakland and Alameda County.
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Ten communities from around the state are being selected for the deployment of air monitoring systems and community emissions reduction programs.
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Representatives from government agencies, universities, industry and environmental nonprofits gathered in Oakland to talk about low-cost air quality sensors and what they can do.
Volunteers from Oakland-based organizations are distributing respiratory masks to homeless people in Oakland to stave off poor air quality caused by historic wildfires in California's Wine Country.
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For years, West Oakland residents have pushed government officials to do something about air quality in their neighborhood, which is sandwiched between three major highways and the Port of Oakland, and dotted with industrial sites....
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