The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory to alert Bay Area residents to the potential for poor air quality due to Northern California wildfires through Monday.
El Cerrito is going from zero to 100 in a move that would ban smoking from most public, residential and commercial areas.
Smoke from a trailer fire near Mount Umunhum just south of San Jose was widely seen across the area before fire crews put it out Monday morning.
Hayward firefighters are responding Thursday morning to a house fire near Mt. Eden High School
Fire crews are fighting a small grass fire in a rural area of Brentwood Monday afternoon, according to an East Contra Costa Fire Protection District dispatcher.
A body has been found in the area of the Bully Fire burning in Shasta County that has burned over 10,000-acres.
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.
Hot, windy weather conditions are causing problems for firefighters who are battling a large wildfire in Shasta County.
A faulty maintenance truck is blamed for filling a San Francisco transit station with smoke Monday morning.
The linear accelerator at Stanford University’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California was shut down Thursday and two research labs idled after a fire damaged electrical equipment that helps power the accelerator, a lab spokesman said.