Locals Remember San Jose Woman Who Died From HeatSouth Bay neighbors who lived near one of the two senior citizens who died from heat-related complications earlier this week remembered 87-year-old Setsu Jordan’s smile.
Relocated Black Bear Family Beats The Heat At Oakland Zoo It was only a month ago that a female black bear was slated to be euthanized by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife after she injured a home owner with a swat from her paw after breaking into a Kern County house.
Sweltering Heat Wave Embraces Bay Area For 8th DayFor the first time in history, the Alameda County Fair cancelled a day of horse racing Thursday as temperatures began soaring toward triple digits.
Santa Clara County Reports Two Heat-Related DeathsSanta Clara County health officials on Wednesday confirmed that two San Jose residents died on Monday due to heat-related conditions during the ongoing heat wave gripping the Bay Area.  
2,200 PG&E Customers Without Power In ConcordPower outages that at one point Tuesday left over 10,000 PG&E customers without electrical service in the East Bay have been reduced to about 2,200.
Why Some Airplanes Don't Fly In High HeatWhen it comes to getting airplanes off the ground in broiling weather, it's not the heat or the humidity. It's the air density.
Downed Tree Limb Triggers Walnut Creek Outage With temperatures beginning to soar again toward triple digits, a massive fallen tree limb triggered a power outage to more than 1,800 PG&E customers in a Walnut Creek neighborhood.
Nearly 1,000 Animals Rescued From Hot Truck In FresnoFresno Humane Animal Services has been left with nearly 1,000 small animals after California authorities seized them from a truck trailer.
Heat Wave Triggers Near Record Power Demand State power officials have projected near record electricity demands for at least the next two days as temperatures soar to record heights in many areas of California.
Napa Police Rescue Dog From 136-Degree CarNapa police issued a warning Monday to local pet owners about the dangers of leaving dogs inside vehicles during the current heat wave.
Heat Wave Accelerating Runoff From SierraHeavy rains and snow this past winter has left rivers flowing higher than average and reservoirs near capacity.
Study Shows Killer Heat Waves Getting WorseDeadly heat waves like the one now broiling the American West are bigger killers than previously thought and they are going to grow more frequent, according to a new comprehensive study of fatal heat conditions.

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