One person has been killed and another was hospitalized after a house fire in Union City Tuesday afternoon, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman said.
Firefighters are battling the blaze defensively because the house’s structure partially collapsed.
A small fire damaged a home’s garage and briefly shut down a roadway in San Anselmo Sunday morning, according to a fire battalion chief.
Gov. Jerry Brown scored a big win for the $68 billion high-speed rail project this week by persuading fellow Democrats to dedicate a steady future funding source for it in the state budget.
The San Francisco Bay Area led the major United States markets with a 2.4 percent monthly home price increase, but the gains are decelerating nationally as fewer Americans can afford to buy.
A two-alarm fire gutted a Fairfield house Saturday night, according to the Fairfield Fire Department.
In a city with more dogs than children, San Franciscans can find it challenging to find a veterinarian when they need one.
San Jose police who searched a vacant home a block north of state Highway 85 in South San Jose on Monday found evidence of marijuana cultivation but the plants already had been removed, officers said.
Firefighters in Contra Costa County say illegal pot growing operations will be going up in smoke if the homes they are contained in catch fire.
Six people were displaced in a one-alarm blaze at a two-story duplex in San Leandro Friday morning, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman said.