Unhealthy Air Quality Wednesday For People In Valleys, MountainsPeople living or working in areas where air quality is unhealthy are advised to minimize outdoor activities, reduce prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors, and take more breaks during all outdoor activities.
Poor Air Quality Lingers For Days In Southern California As Fires ContinueIn some areas, there is visible ash and soot on houses and cars.
LA County Doctor Warns Ash, Smoke From Wildfires May Lead To Spike In COVID CasesDr. Brad Spellberg, chief medical officer at County-USC Medical Center, says some studies suggest that COVID may be worse when air quality is poor.
Poor Air Quality Shuts Down Several LA County COVID-19 Testing Sites For 2 DaysTesting sites at the College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, East LA College in Monterey Park, Pomona Fairplex’s Gate 17, the San Gabriel Valley Airport in El Monte, the Montebello Civic Center and in Panorama City will be closed.
Smoke Advisories Extended Due To Continuing Heat Wave, Smoke From WildfiresTwo smoke advisories and a special air quality advisory were extended into Friday due to elevated levels of smog and fine particulate matter, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
Southern California Air Quality Even Worse With Extreme Heat, WildfiresAir quality tends to deteriorate in Southern California’s hot summer months, but wildfires burning Azusa, Palmdale and Lake Piru have exacerbated the situation.
Unhealthy Air Quality Monday For Sensitive People In Valleys, MountainsPeople living or working in the Santa Clarita Valley, east San Gabriel Valley and San Gabriel Mountains are advised to minimize outdoor activities if they suffer from heart disease, asthma or other respiratory illnesses
SoCal Experienced Worst Air Quality In A Decade Over July 4th WeekendThe highest concentrations of particulate matter were detected in Central Los Angeles, North Hollywood and Anaheim.
LA Had 'Some Of The Best Air Quality In The World' This Earth DayWith fewer cars on the road and unexpected amounts of Spring rain, Earth Day 2020 was one of the most gorgeous the Southland has seen in years.
Doctor Warns Of Lung Damage Linked To Wildfire Smoke As Getty Fire Burns Near Sepulveda PassA thick blanket of smoke began polluting the air as the Getty Fire erupted just west of the Sepulveda Pass early Monday and health experts are reminding residents breathing problems can result.
Smoke Advisory Issued As 4 Wildfires Burn In Los Angeles, Riverside CountiesWith four wildfires burning in Los Angeles and Riverside counties, a smoke advisory was issued Friday by the South Coast Air Quality Management District.