Despite Fire Danger, Eucalyptus Trees Still Thrive In Bay AreaWhile the non-native eucalyptus tree can be found growing all over in the Bay Area, the plant also raises concerns because it is known to help fuel wildfires.
High Grass And High Fire Danger At Novato Open Space Prompts ConcernsNeighborhood concern over fire danger grows as the grass at Pacheco Valle Preserve in Novato grows taller.
Nissan Recalls 134K Vehicles; Fluid Can Leak And Cause FiresNissan is recalling about 134,000 cars and SUVs worldwide because brake fluid could leak and cause fires. In some cases, the company says people should park the vehicles outside until they are fixed.
El Niño Leaves California High And DryOn the first day of summer, California's historic drought is far from over despite what had promised to be a wet, El Niño winter.
Solano County Under Red Flag Warning This WeekendThe National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for fire danger in the southern Sacramento Valley that includes areas of Solano County below 1,000 feet.
Red Flag Warning In Effect For High Fire Danger In North, East Bay HillsA red flag warning for high fire danger went into affect at 6 p.m. Saturday evening and lasts until 10 a.m. Sunday.
San Jose Expanding Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks As Holiday ApproachesWith about two weeks left until the Fourth of July holiday, San Jose city leaders have a plan that would expand a crackdown on illegal fireworks, which has become a growing concern for residents.
'Goats Gone Wild' Through Berkeley Hills Clear Brush, Reduce Fire Danger, 'Fertilize' HillsideBerkeley Lab's annual goat herding through the hills above Centennial Drive delayed traffic briefly Friday afternoon, but drivers were treated to an impressive show as hundreds of goats raced across traffic lanes to continue chomping their way through the tinder-dry Berkeley Hills.
Fire Official: Let Lawns Die But Water Trees During DroughtWarning letters have gone out to residents in Contra Costa County with a vegetation abatement deadline of May 31st as the fire season approaches, but firefighters say it’s the drought that will make their job even tougher this year.
CBS News: FAA Warns Airlines Of Fire Risk From E-CigarettesThe Federal Aviation Administration is warning U.S. carriers about the risk of fires caused by e-cigarettes.
Red Flag Fire Warning Issued For Bay Area This WeekendThe National Weather Service has issued a red flag fire warning for the North and East Bay hills over the weekend due to predicted hot temperatures, low humidity and strong offshore winds.
Warm Forecast Forces Red Flag Warning For North Bay Hills This WeekendStrong winds and low humidity are expected for the later part of the weekend and warm weather builds back in, raising fire dangers in the North Bay.