A five-alarm that destroyed the warehouses of three West Berkeley businesses on Saturday night caused an estimated $9 million in damage, Berkeley fire Acting Deputy Chief Avery Webb said Thursday.
A small earthquake hit along the Hayward Fault in the Berkeley area Sunday afternoon, according to the USGS.
Lightning destroyed a redwood tree in Berkeley during a powerful storm Monday, damaging a nearby home.
Three one-alarm fires that burned in Fremont’s Warm Springs neighborhood early Monday morning appear to have been set intentionally, fire officials said.
A suspected drunken driver who sped onto an El Cerrito sidewalk and crashed into multiple businesses tried to flee from officers this morning, police said.
A three-alarm blaze Thursday morning at a townhouse structure in San Jose has left 18 residents seeking alternate housing, a fire captain said.
A two-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights neighborhood on Tuesday caused more than $750,000 in damage to two buildings, a fire department spokeswoman said Wednesday.
A container ship heading into the Port of Oakland caused a brief scare Friday when its anchor dropped near BART’s Transbay Tube, prompting a brief stoppage of train service between San Francisco and the East Bay, authorities said.
Though the crop affected by the freeze in early December is still being assessed, some early estimates are in on what damage was done.
PG&E crews were working at restoring power in Daly City after a damaged underground cable left nearly 6,800 customers without electricity Monday morning, a utility spokeswoman said.