Napa Quake Serves As Wake-Up Call To Thousands Of Un-Screened Soft Story Buildings In San FranciscoSan Francisco's Department of Building Inspection is hoping that the Napa earthquake will be a wakeup call for owners of 2,000 soft story apartment buildings that have not been screened for seismic safety.
Residents Of Dilapidated Richmond Apartment Complex May Be EvacuatedThe City of Richmond has a plan to evacuate 130 from a dilapidated apartment complex operated by the city's public housing authority.
Gas Leak Prompts Evacuation Of Brentwood Apartment BuildingA gas leak in Brentwood evacuated a nearby apartment building Tuesday, a PG&E spokesman said.
2-Alarm Fire Rips Through San Ramon Apartment BuildingA two-alarm fire at an apartment building in San Ramon caused injuries to at least one person Friday afternoon, according to fire officials.
Demolition Begins On Fire Damaged Berkeley Building Demolition work began Monday on the top two floors of a four-story apartment building near the University of California at Berkeley that was badly damaged in a five-alarm fire earlier this month.
San Francisco Apartment Building Fire Displaces 45 ResidentsAt least 45 people were displaced from an apartment building damaged by a fire in San Francisco’s Financial District early Saturday morning.