Port of Oakland bar pilots say the number of ships that are calling in the Bay Area are at a low. They’re hoping the situation will change in the coming weeks — by convincing more cargo ships to head to Northern California.
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BAY AREA — California is also home to eight of the 10 U.S. metropolitan areas with the highest year-round concentration of particulate matter. In 2018, the Bay Area ranked sixth on the list, above the notoriously polluted Los Angeles-Long Beach area.