Flash Flood Watches Issued As Storm Aims at Fire-Scarred Northern CaliforniaNorthern California residents relieved that this week’s rain helped contain stubborn wildfires and soaked dry gardens were preparing for a massive storm arriving Sunday that could bring flash flooding to vast areas scorched by fire.
Gov. Newsom Issues Emergency Order to Help Recovering Wildfire CountiesGovernor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency and issued a proclamation to help California counties affected by the recent wildfires, said officials from the Governor’s office.
Atmospheric River: North Bay Communities Prepare For Major Storm; Flood Concerns In Fire Scarred AreasAs the atmospheric river continues to move towards the Bay Area and the forecast begins to materialize, North Bay residents are concerned, particularly in areas ravaged by last year's massive wildfires.
Massive Caldor Fire 100% Contained After Threatening Lake Tahoe RegionThe 2-month-old California wildfire that threatened the Lake Tahoe resort region over the summer has been declared 100% contained, officials said.
5 NorCal Counties Sue PG&E Over Massive Dixie FireFive Northern California counties are suing Pacific Gas & Electric Co. over the massive Dixie Fire that burned nearly 1 million acres over the summer.
Rain Helps Wash Away Fears Of Another Devastating Wildfire For Santa Rosa CoupleThe North Bay got its first sprinkles of rain overnight, washing away lingering concerns of another devastating wildfire.
Tearful Memories Linger 30 Years After Deadly Oakland Hills FirestormMayor Libby Schaaf remembers searching the ruins of her family home after the wall of flames from the 1991 Oakland Hills fire ripped through her neighborhood.
Amid Massive California Wildfires, Battle Over Fire Insurance Policies IntensifiesMassive wildfires are making it harder for some California homeowners to get property insurance, pitting the state's insurance commissioner against the industry in an escalating conflict that will likely stretch into 2022's statewide elections.
PG&E Notifies Nearly 30,000 Customers Of Another Possible PSPS Starting ThursdayPacific Gas & Electric Co. is notifying nearly 30,000 customers, including some in the Bay Area, as forecasters say another wind event could prompt an additional round of Public Safety Power Shutoffs starting Thursday.
EBMUD Deploys Generators, Pumps For Potential PG&E Public Safety Power ShutoffsAs wildfire season continues, the East Bay Municipal Utility District has deployed portable generators and pumps to keep water flowing in event of Public Safety Power Shutoffs by PG&E.
Red Flag Warning: Crews Stand By In Santa Cruz Mountains As Winds Whip UpAs winds whipped up in the wildfire-ravaged Santa Cruz Mountains during the Red Flag Warning on Monday, Cal Fire crews were standing by, not taking any chances.
'Inside Slider' Weather Front Triggers Red Flag Warning; 60 MPH Wind Gusts PossibleA weather system roaring toward the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday from the Great Basin triggered a Red Flag Warning for wind gusts reaching as high as 60 mph and humidity levels plunging into the teens -- a frightening combination for wildfires.
KNP Complex Wildfire: Falling Tree Injures Four FirefightersA massive tree fell on four firefighters battling the KNP Complex Wildfire Thursday as the blaze continued to ravage the Sequoia groves located inside the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
KNP Complex Wildfires May Have Killed Hundreds of Giant SequoiasNorthern California wildfires may have killed hundreds of giant sequoias as they swept through groves of the majestic monarchs in the Sierra Nevada, an official said Wednesday.
Newsom Signs North Bay Lawmaker's Bill Encouraging Prescribed Burns To Counter WildfiresCalifornia is encouraging more use of fire to fight fire, such as when deliberately set burns were recently used to protect giant sequoias from a raging wildfire, under a new law from a North Bay lawmaker.