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.
The San Diego County sheriff says nearly 13,000 new evacuation notices have been issued due to a wildfire burning around the city of San Marcos.
A suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with a bomb hoax at a college near San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza that prompted the evacuation of the school and shut down part of Market Street, police said Thursday.
Passengers and employees in Terminal B at Mineta San Jose International Airport were briefly evacuated Wednesday morning due to a fire alarm that sounded with no fire present, an airport spokeswoman said.
The Facebook campus in Menlo Park was evacuated Tuesday night after police received reports of a possible threat to the campus.
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.