PG&E Power Shutoffs Planned For Most Bay Area Counties Starting WednesdayPacific Gas and Electric is planning to shut off power for thousands of customers in all but two Bay Area counties, due critical fire danger conditions.
East Bay Regional Parks Closing During Red Flag WarningLocations of the East Bay Regional Park District in the East Bay hills will be closed to the public Wednesday morning through Friday morning due to the Red Flag warning for critical fire danger conditions.
Beloved Boulder Creek Camp For The Differently-Abled Rebuilds After Devastating WildfireLocated in the forests of Boulder Creek, Camp Krem represents a small handful of the 1,490 structures that fell victim to the CZU Lightning Complex fires in Santa Cruz County. But it was an outsized, deeply felt loss for its thousands of current and former campers, their families and staff.
Oakland Zoo Takes In More Mountain Lion Kittens Orphaned By Zogg FireThe Oakland Zoo is nursing three mountain lion kittens back to health, after they were rescued from the Zogg Fire in Shasta County.
Santa Rosa Neighborhood Faces Water Crisis After Fire EvacuationsApart from wildfires, residents in one Santa Rosa neighborhood are dealing with another crisis: it could be weeks before people have access to safe drinking water.
Air District Lifts Spare The Air Alerts Early As Glass Fire Reaches 96% ContainmentSpare the Air alerts that had been issued for Monday and Tuesday because of unhealthy amounts of wildfire smoke expected in the Bay Area have been lifted because fire containment and onshore winds have kept most of the smoke from settling around the region.
Napa Valley Family Wineries Enter Peak Tourist Season Beset by Fire Damage, PandemicIn fire-stricken Napa Valley, instead of welcoming visitors to their wineries for the autumn harvest season, winemakers this year are looking at decimated vineyards.
Glass Fire Update: Firefighters Gain 90 Percent Containment; High Pressure System Deflects Much Needed Rain To The NorthwestFirefighters expanded containment of the massive Glass Fire that has burned 67,484 acres in wine country to 90 percent early Sunday, but the showers needed to finish off Northern California's historic outbreak of wildfires were being bounced into the Northwest by a building offshore high pressure system which will bring hot, dry conditions for the coming week.
Napa Valley Sees Slow Reopening of Wineries That Survived Glass FireHighway 29 in Napa County has reopened and so have a number of wineries that have suffered from road closures, smoky air and a general lack of customers.
Glass Fire Update: Highway 29, Silverado Trail Reopened; Firefighters Gain 82 Percent Containment; 642 Homes Destroyed In Napa, Sonoma Counties Across Wine Country a sense of normality was beginning to take grip early Saturday as major roadways closed by the threat of the Glass Fire were reopened, neighborhoods in St. Helena, Calistoga and Angwin repopulated, less smoke was visible on the horizon and utility crews were busy restoring electrical power to once evacuated homes.
Zogg Fire Update: Cal Fire Seizes PG&E Equipment As Part Of Investigation Into Fatal WildfireOfficials with PG&E confirmed on Friday that Cal Fire has taken possession of equipment owned by the utility in connection with an investigation into the cause of the fatal Zogg Fire in Shasta County.
Glass Fire: Many Evacuees Still Without Power; Crews Brought In To Help Restore ElectricityWith the Glass Fire nearly 75 percent contained as of Friday, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is assembling crews to begin the enormous task of restoring power.
Glass Fire Update: Containment Reaches 78%, Full Containment Still Days AwayThe Glass Fire is 78 percent contained, Cal Fire said in its Friday evening update. The blaze, which started in Napa County on Sept. 27 and then raced across the Mayacamas Mountains into Sonoma County, has burned 67,484 acres.
FEMA To Close Santa Rosa Aid Center for Wildfire SurvivorsThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) plans to close the mobile registration intake center Saturday that it has been operating in Santa Rosa for survivors of the August wildfires.
FEMA Extends Deadline for August Wildfires AidThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Thursday that it’s extending deadlines for residents in ten Northern California counties applying for aid to help in the wake of the lightning complex fires this summer.