Unhealthy air advisory issued for Bay Area as wildfire smoke blankets region

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Smoky, gut-busting air continued to waft through the Bay Area on Saturday from the deadly wildfire in Butte County, reaching “very unhealthy” levels in some parts of the East Bay. A Spare the Air alert remains in effect through Monday. Residential fires are banned and driving is discouraged. Early Saturday morning, air quality in Berkeley registered an alarming 223 on the Air Quality Index, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. The index measures the presence of six different pollutants. Any reading over 200 is designated as “very unhealthy,” with all persons advis...

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