Surfing Declared To Be California’s Official State Sport

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Surf’s up in California, where it’s now the official state sport. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he has signed a bill making it so. The new law declares surfing to be “an iconic California sport” — though it acknowledges that surfing originated with the Polynesian people and was imported into California…

via Surfing Declared To Be California’s Official State Sport — CBS San Francisco

Research Buoy Raises Red Flags About San Francisco Bay’s Health

 

According to the CBS,

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — A research buoy anchored off the San Francisco waterfront is raising red flags when it comes to the levels of carbon dioxide in the air we breath. Once a year, researchers pull the buoy out of the water and analyze the data it has gathered. “So when it comes up, you…

via Research Buoy Raises Red Flags About San Francisco Bay’s Health — CBS San Francisco

Fires in Southern California

FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — A week of destructive fires in Southern California is ending but danger still looms. Well into what’s considered the wet season, there’s been nary a drop of rain. That’s good for sun-seeking tourists, but could spell more disaster for a region that emerged this spring from a yearslong drought and now…

via Gov. Brown: ‘Firefighting at Christmas’ May Become Normal in California — CBS San Francisco

Golden Gate San Francisco smoke

Golden Gate San Francisco smoke. Air is coming from Santa Ana has very strong wind speed.

6 large fire in California Los Angeles. Low humidity and strong wind. California fire department is using world’s largest air tanker.

California’s Silicon Valley has spare the air days.

Friday, 12/8
in effect
NASA released wildfire photos.

New Inventions for farmers

Farmers get new inventions, is good future health for the world.:)

Agtech has largely seemed underserved by emerging startups, though farmers have largely proven more receptive to adopting new tech than most might assume. Ceres Imaging has a fairly straightforward pitch. Pay for a low-flying plane to snap shots of your farm with spectral cameras and proprietary sensors, and soon after get delivered insights that can…

via Ceres Imaging scores $2.5M to bring machine learning-powered insights to farmers — TechCrunch

Bay area’s nice weather

After wildfire and hot weather, Bay area’s has nice weather. 🙂

 

TRUCKEE (CBS SF) — A cold front continued its march toward Northern California Wednesday, packing gusty winds, intense downpours and the promise of dumping nearly 3 feet of snow on the ski resorts around Lake Tahoe. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Lake Tahoe area from 5 p.m. Friday…

via Sierra Braces For First Major Snow Storm — CBS San Francisco