This is a very unfortunate image of the "in the city" series. This is an oil slick next to Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay. More pics at SFGate of this horrible mess. Yesterday, the news was reporting 140 gallons; today the number is 58,000 gallons...guess which number was self-reported by the shipping line.
For you Bay Area people, I've been trying to find out where there is a need for volunteer help, I'll post it when I find it.
Edit: Found this site: UC Davis Oiled Wildlife Care Network. Their current statement at 9:30A on 11/8 is: Volunteers from the general public are not needed at this time. This may change depending on how many oiled animals are found, so please continue to check this site or local media for more information.
Save the Bay recommends checking with the above organization as well.
As of 5PM Thursday, no call for volunteers yet.