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The Air Quality Index in the Bay Area as measured by AirNow.

Unhealthy air at Foothill College: The impact of exposure

Devaki Dikshit, Managing Editor November 19, 2018

Smoke from the wildfire in Butte County has resulted in dangerous air quality throughout the Bay Area -- on Thursday evening, the Air Quality Index in Los Altos measured between 230 and 250 according to...

Foothill College will open Tuesday and Wednesday

Foothill College will open Tuesday and Wednesday

Sarah Hamidi, Staff Writer November 19, 2018

After three days of campus closures, Foothill College will resume classes on Tuesday and Wednesday. “Due to improved conditions for the rest of the week (and need to resume the teaching and learning...

Foothill College campuses will remain closed Monday

Foothill College campuses will remain closed Monday

Sarah Hamidi and Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky November 19, 2018

A Foothill-De Anza District emergency notification sent to students at 4:27 p.m. stated that classes will be canceled on Monday, Nov. 19, due to poor air quality. Though air quality in the Bay Area...

Air Quality Index scores for the San Francisco Bay Area worsen as the day progresses.

Where to find clean air, free masks in the South Bay Area

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2018

As air quality continues to worsen in the San Francisco Bay Area, cities have opened public spaces for anyone seeking refuge from wildfire smoke blanketing Northern California. Air pollutants from the...

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