Fires, Floods, Extreme Heat: California's Year Of Epic DisastersIt's been a whiplash of disasters, from drought, floods, and now massive wildfires.
Bay Area Sweltering Under Record Heat WaveA high pressure system parked in the Pacific off the Northern California coast Tuesday turned the heat up on the Bay Area, sending temperatures soaring towards record levels.
California Heat Wave Crushed Grape Growers' Dreams Of Fruitful HarvestThe record head that baked Northern California over the Labor Day weekend left wine grapes shriveling on the vines, reducing many of them to raisins before the normal harvest.
Coroner: Bay Area Heat Wave Claimed 6 LivesThe historic heat wave that sent temperatures soaring into triple digits throughout the Bay Area over the weekend claimed six lives, officials announced Thursday.
5th Straight Spare The Air Alert Issued As Record-Breaking Bay Area Heat Wave EasesThe blistering heat that has scorched the Bay Area for days began edging down Sunday but air quality remained poor, with a fifth straight Spare the Air alert issued for Labor Day.
Heat Soars Again, 4th Straight Spare the Air Alert Issued As Fires Blaze Across WestSan Francisco hit triple digits again Saturday and inland temps could reach 115, a temperature last seen in 1950.
State Energy Grid Withstands Demands Of Friday Heat WaveWith the Bay Area gripped by excessive heat Friday, PG&E has made plans to deal with the increased demand on the power grid.
BART, Caltrain Slowed Down During Heat Wave Over Track ConcernsBay Area Rapid Transit trains were being slowed down along the system Friday and through the weekend because of the heat wave in the region, the agency said.
Livermore Harvest Wine Celebration Cancelled Due To Excessive HeatThe 36th annual Harvest Wine Celebration in Livermore has been canceled, as temperatures are expected to hit 115 degrees.
Wildfires Contributing To Smoky Bay Area Skies Continue To SpreadSmoke from wildfires burning to the north and the east are filling the skies around the Bay Area.
Heat Wave Prompts East Bay Schools To Shorten Classes, Cancel GamesExtreme heat, particularly in the East Bay, has prompted several schools to shorten their school days and cancel athletic events.
Dangerous Heat Descends On Bay Area, Testing Power GridCalifornia ISO predicts record demand on the power grid Friday and issued a statewide "Flex Alert" from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday.

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