Two girls suffered minor injuries when a built-in barbecue pit exploded in the backyard of a Campbell home on Wednesday night.
A pilot remained missing Sunday night after his small plane crashed into San Pablo Bay following a midair collision with another small plane near Richmond shortly after 4 p.m., authorities said.
Lightning destroyed a redwood tree in Berkeley during a powerful storm Monday, damaging a nearby home.
A big-rig crashed into the center divider on Interstate Highway 80 near Richmond early Thursday morning, creating gridlock in both directions, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
A stray piece of debris on southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland flattened the tires of about a dozen cars early Tuesday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
City crews in San Jose started the process of clearing out a homeless encampment near Happy Hollow Zoo on Monday morning, a process that is expected to take most of the week.
Oakland officials are prepping for rainy days ahead — many of which are expected to arrive soon. The Public Works Agency is preparing for wet weather by providing sandbags for residents and businesses starting Monday.
All lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 reopened in San Mateo Tuesday morning after a big-rig overturned, spilling its contents, as it came off a connector ramp from state Highway 92.
Cleanup efforts are underway on the Petaluma River, as it has been a dumping ground fro abandoned vessels and other debris for years.