Three people were hospitalized after a motorcycle crashed into a car Sunday afternoon and then burst into flames, a Vallejo fire official said.
Chevron will meet with Contra Costa Health Services and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials on a weekly basis to provide status updates on the investigation.
Supervisor John Goia said the series of flares were an emergency reaction to something that went wrong at the plant.
A flare due to depressurizing equipment at the Chevron refinery in Richmond lit up the sky Thursday evening, causing a stir on social media.
Fire crews rushed to the scene of a limo completely engulfed in flame on a Vallejo roadway Friday morning. The driver made it out alive and discovered the engine was on fire when he raised the hood.
One person was displaced by a fire that broke out Tuesday morning at an apartment in Oakland’s Maxwell Park neighborhood, a fire dispatcher said.
As nearly 150 firefighters descended on the area near AT&T Park Tuesday afternoon to battle a burning six-story apartment building under construction, veteran firefighters immediately knew the severe risk they faced.
Joe Pavelski scored two power-play goals, helping the San Jose Sharks remain unbeaten at home with a 6-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night.
A big-rig caught fire Wednesday morning on an Oakland freeway off-ramp, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.
A barn-like garage at a Castro Valley home that housed two tortoises and some chickens was damaged in an early morning fire that injured one firefighter, Alameda County fire officials said.