Arson

Charred remains of a vacant home in the hills of unincorporated Walnut Creek after a suspicious fire. (BCN)

Vacant Million Dollar Walnut Creek Home Destroyed In Suspicious Fire After 100s Of Teens Throw A Party Inside

A million dollar home in the hills of unincorporated Walnut Creek was destroyed by a suspicious fire early Saturday morning mere hours after authorities shut down a party there with as many as 300 teens.

04/25/2015

The second fire in a Livermore home in just two days was being investigated as arson. (Source: Livermore Fire Department)

2nd Fire In As Many Days In Livermore Home Investigated As Arson

A fire in a single-family home in Livermore Saturday morning is being investigated as arson, fire officials said.

04/05/2015

Mission District Fire

Rise In Mission District Fires Spark Arson Suspicions Among Housing Rights Activists

A spike in San Francisco apartment fires is causing housing rights activists to become suspicious of landlords trying to push out lower-income tenants.

04/02/2015

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Santa Rosa Police Arrest Man On Suspicion of Arson, Attempted Murder After Saturday Night House Fire That Injured 2

One person was arrested for allegedly starting a house fire that left two people injured in Santa Rosa on Saturday evening, police and fire officials said.

03/08/2015

Damage to an Oakland school. (Bay City News)

Classes To Resume Despite Suspected Arson At Oakland School

Classes will resume at a Rockridge middle school in Oakland where a suspected arson fire overnight left the cafeteria unusable.

02/16/2015

Cody Nicosia (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

20-Year-Old Man Convicted In 2012 Murder Of Castro Valley Woman During House Robbery

A 20-year-old Hayward man was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and arson for the strangulation death of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire.

02/02/2015

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Porta Potties Set On Fire In San Francisco’s SoMa Neighborhood

Fire crews doused a fire at two portable toilets in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

02/01/2015

22-year-old David M. Diaz of San Francisco, was arrested and booked into San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of arson and homicide, July 23, 2011. (SFPD)

Man Who Set Fire To Former Sex Partner’s Corpse Arrested For Arson In San Francisco’s Castro

A man convicted in one of San Francisco’s most bizarre crimes is under arrest after being tied to at least one recent arson case in the city’s Castro neighborhood.

01/22/2015

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Small Fire On Grounds Of California Governor’s Mansion Deemed Suspicious

State fire officials are investigating a small-but-suspicious fire that broke out on the grounds of the California governor’s mansion.

01/19/2015

Damaged caused by a suspected arsonist in San Francisco's Castro. (CBS)

Arsonist Suspected In String Of San Francisco Castro Neighborhood Fires

An arsonist may be on the loose in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood after vehicles were burned early Monday morning.

01/19/2015

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