The holidays are always a special time of year for Bay Area residents. It’s when many families and friends pick out holiday-themed items such as Christmas trees, ornaments, nutcrackers and even mistletoe. The following is just a sampling of what’s offered just across the Golden Gate in North Bay for finding the perfect holiday decoration.
PG&E successfully shut off a gas line at the site of a one-alarm house fire in a Martinez home, popular for its Christmas displays early Tuesday morning, fire officials said.
A family of five escaped a fire that destroyed their Martinez home early Tuesday morning thanks to smoke detectors, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.