Residents were trying to pick up the pieces a day after a grass fire tore through a Fairfield neighborhood, destroying five homes and damaging 10 others.
Several homes were damaged late Tuesday afternoon in a quick-moving vegetation fire that grew to seven alarms, scorched 40 acres and engulfed part of a neighborhood near Interstate 80 in Fairfield.
Lanes on westbound Interstate Highway 80 just west of the Bay Bridge reopened Monday afternoon, following a big-rig fire that led to a nightmarish commute for many in the Bay Area.
Fire crews were at the scene of a one-alarm brush fire that was blocking eastbound interstate Highway 80 at the southbound interstate Highway 680 connector in Fairfield.
A mudslide triggered by summertime rainstorms late Thursday afternoon closed westbound Interstate 80 about four miles west of the California-Nevada border, according to the California Department of Transportation.
Now that the opening of the new Bay Bridge has been delayed for several months, a $5.6 million celebration planned in honor of the span is also in limbo, and it may not happen at all.
The eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will not open as scheduled on Labor Day as it will take contractors until at least December to repair cracks in the bridge’s seismic safety bolts.
A Vacaville police officer shot at least one of two suspects who allegedly stole televisions from a Wal-Mart on Friday afternoon, Vacaville spokesman Mark Mazzaferro said.
A brush fire near Crockett is causing traffic to back up on Interstate Highway 80 near the Cummings Skyway off ramp.
A group of lawmakers is proposing that the new span of the Bay Bridge be named after former Assembly Speaker and San Francisco Mayor, Willie Brown.