A homeless man in Pleasant Hill suffered serious burns early Monday after his tent caught fire as he tried to warm himself with a candle.
As an unusual cold gripped the West Coast, some California citrus growers have damage to their crops after a fourth night of freezing temperatures.
Thursday was a busy night for San Francisco’s homeless outreach team, which was encouraging people to find shelter from the chilly weather.
Bay Area residents may want to bundle up, as a cold-weather system is headed this way and will linger for several days, a National Weather Service forecaster said.
Bay Area residents are hoping for a warmer weekend after a Thanksgiving cold snap broke or tied cold-temperature records — some more than a century old — up and down the state.
California citrus growers braced for subfreezing temperatures that threatened to damage crops in the state’s Central Valley citrus belt.