Guinness Record for 'Wheelie'; Cancer-Causing Cosmetics? 4 Jump from Balloon

Plus, a comeback for pro baseball in Sonoma County was among the top Patch stories around the greater Bay Area on Wednesday.

Flames from burner in hot air balloon. Credit: Sunridin/wikimedia commons
Flames from burner in hot air balloon. Credit: Sunridin/wikimedia commons

By Genevieve Bookwalter

Among the top Patch stories today, Wednesday, from the greater Bay Area is a new website that allows the public to learn whether cosmetic products — from lipstick and nail polish to shaving cream and deodorant — have been reported to contain any ingredients known to cause cancer or reproductive harm.

Top headlines around the region:  

Do Your Cosmetics Contain Chemicals Known to Cause Cancer?

College Student Sets Skateboard World Record

Four Parachute from Hot Air Balloon West of Santa Rosa

New Charges Against Livermore Golf Pro Accused of Sexually Abusing Boys

Five-Year Anniversary for Capt. Sully Sullenberger’s miracle on the Hudson

H1N1: Seasonal Human Influenza, Not Swine Flu

Drakes Bay Oyster's Bid Rejected Again

Pro Baseball Returns to Sonoma County

Pacifica Police Seeking Suspect in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash

Uber to Offer Free Rides in the East Bay This Weekend


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