Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.
Five Red Cross Bay Area Chapter volunteers are helping provide disaster relief to those affected by Tropical Storm Iselle, the American Red Cross said Monday.
A rural Northern California town that was under threat from a wildfire is in the clear for now.
The San Jose police department’s bomb squad responded Monday afternoon to a suspicious device found at a recycling facility in the northern part of the city.
BART police have begun enforcing a ban on sleeping, lying down or sitting with legs extended at Powell Street Station Monday with plans to expand the ordinance to all BART stations, prompting many homeless people to move elsewhere.
An out-of-control grass fire that began Friday night near Monticello Dam at Lake Berryessa in Solano County has spread to 5,000 acres and is only 15% contained Saturday evening.
Aaron and Angela Wiebe were drawn to the Berryessa Heights subdivision now ravaged by the Butts fire because of Pope Valley’s natural beauty and solitude.
Two firefighters were taken to a hospital with heat injuries Monday in a 125-acre vegetation fire southeast of San Jose that stood at about 50 percent contained by late afternoon, a fire official said.
Mountain View police evacuated several businesses around El Camino on Thursday while bomb sniffing dogs investigated a bomb threat at a shopping center.
A wildfire that broke out in Central California has triggered the evacuation of about 100 rural homes.