Investigators with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection have determined the cause of the Morgan Fire on Mt. Diablo to be target shooting, although the investigation was ongoing.
The Solano County courthouse in Vallejo was evacuated because of a bomb threat Thursday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
PG&E finished repairs to a broken gas line that triggered evacuations in Richmond Friday morning.
A gas leak in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Sunday prompted several homes and businesses to be evacuated and caused major gridlock.
A 300+ acre wildfire burning Thursday off Highway 29 south of Lower Lake prompted evacuations for the Mercy Spring and Twin Lakes subdivisions, where authorities estimated at least 60 homes were threatened.
Cash-paying motorists crossing the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on Monday night were not being charged a toll, after toll takers evacuated to the toll plaza office because of smoke from a fire burning at the nearby Richmond Chevron oil refinery.
Crews have capped a gas leak Thursday morning near the site of the catastrophic 2010 San Bruno explosion and fire, according to fire officials.
Two people were injured in an explosion at a house in Vacaville Thursday afternoon, a city spokesman said.
Lincoln Avenue in San Jose reopened Friday afternoon after a suspicious package left outside an area business was determined to be harmless, according to San Jose police.
A 19-year-old neighbor who witnessed an allegedly intoxicated driver crash her SUV into a home in San Jose Tuesday night is being hailed as a hero for his actions to save the driver.