Sullivan’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services owner Jim Sullivan said he has been thinking of retiring and selling the valuable plot of land, now that his kids are grown and have their own careers.
A strong earthquake jolted Tokyo early Monday, rattling windows and nerves though there were no initial reports of major damage. The national broadcaster NHK, citing local authorities, said 17 people were reported injured, some of them from falls as the quake struck.
A two-alarm fire gutted a Fairfield house Saturday night, according to the Fairfield Fire Department.
A magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded Wednesday night in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center said.
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.