Tag: Northern California

Health Officials Confirm Second Botulism-Related Death In Northern California

Health officials confirmed the second botulism-related death in California within a week. However, the recent death is not related to the botulism outbreak caused by the nacho cheese, which left one dead and nine others critically ill.

Public Health May 25, 2017

Rivers In The Sky: Atmospheric Rivers Can Wreak Widespread Calamities

Atmospheric rivers can wreak widespread calamities that will prove to be costly because of the hazards it can bring to lives and properties. More than 10 rivers are expected this winter, according to the National Weather Service.

Earth/Environment February 23, 2017

Giant Purple Sea Slugs Appearing On Northern California Beaches Alarm Local Residents

Weird purple Flubber-like creatures are making their way to the warm beaches of Northern California. The sight is an initial scare, but the reason for this unusual incident—warm waters due to El Niño—could be scarier.

Earth/Environment June 19, 2015

Four areas in Northern California are due for large earthquake

A new geological study of the San Andreas fault has pinpointed four specific areas in Northern California underneath that fault that are ready for earthquakes measuring at least 6.8 in magnitude.

October 15, 2014

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