Police said someone stuck a brick on the accelerator of a white SUV and let it go. The vehicle struck several parked cars before crashing into the garage of an Oakland home.
An apartment complex in South San Jose was evacuated Thursday because of a hazardous materials incident.
A popular grocery store in San Francisco’s Mission district has been evacuated due to the discovery of an apparently suspicious package or device in the area.
Evacuations due to the Silverado fire burning in Napa County have been lifted Friday evening and firefighters have the fire nearly contained, officials said.
An evacuation order at the Frank Hegel Federal Building in Richmond was lifted Friday afternoon after a suspicious package was determined to contain only flashlights and batteries, the city’s fire chief said.
A hotel in Richmond was evacuated Monday morning after a double tanker gas trailer overturned.
Bear repellent was to blame for the evacuation of a hotel in Fisherman’s Wharf and the hospitalization of three people on Monday, San Francisco police and fire officials said Tuesday.
Eleven buildings on the University of California at Berkeley campus that remained without power following an explosion Monday evening would not hold classes Tuesday, UC Berkeley officials said.
A hazardous materials incident at a hotel in San Francisco’s famed Fisherman’s Wharf district sickened 15 people and prompted a brief evacuation Monday evening, fire officials said.
Part of the Hayward police station has been evacuated after an employee opened an envelope that contained a mysterious white powder Wednesday morning, a Hayward fire captain said.