First Spare The Air Alert 12/11/17B 22:06 S.S.
The season’s first “Spare The Air” alert has been issued by the Monterey Bay Air Resources District. It’s for the San Lorenzo Valley, and it began at 6 p.m. tonight, and runs through this coming Friday at noon. People are encouraged to avoid burning wood, manufactured logs, or other solid fuel, to heat their homes during that time. Air district staff will continue to monitor the situation, and provide updates if warranted.