Alameda, San Mateo Co. Move To Red Tier But Not All Gyms, Movie Theatres, Churches Can ReopenAlameda and San Mateo counties, on Tuesday, learned they were upgraded into the state's less restrictive, red tier, but only one of those counties decided to loosen its grip on businesses.
COVID Reopening: Alameda, San Mateo And Solano Counties Move To Red Tier; All Nail Salons Cleared To ReopenA number of Bay Area counties were able to move from the Purple or Widespread Tier of California's monitoring guidelines to the Red or Substantial Tier, according to health officials.
Massive SCU Lightning Complex Fire 72 Percent ContainedThe SCU Lightning Complex fires in Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, and San Benito counties are now 72 percent contained.
Vegetation Fire Along Interstate 580, Altamont Pass In Alameda County ContainedFirefighters have contained a vegetation fire that burned along Interstate Highway 580 in the Altamont Pass in eastern Alameda County Monday afternoon.
SCU Lightning Complex: All Alameda, San Joaquin County Evacuation Orders Lifted; Fires 65% ContainedContainment on the SCU Lightning Complex fires rose to 65 percent Monday evening, with all evacuation orders and warnings lifted for Alameda and San Joaquin counties, according to fire officials.
SCU Lightning Complex: Containment at 55 Percent; 378,000 Acres BurnedContainment of the massive SCU Lightning Complex fires increased to 55 percent Sunday evening, two weeks after lightning sparked numerous blazes across several counties.
East Bay Barber Sees Daylong Line After Alameda County Permits Outdoor HaircutsThe simple act of getting a haircut is one of the things that has become quite complicated in recent months. In Pleasanton on Saturday, there were plenty of people ready to take advantage of newly-loosened Alameda County restrictions.
CoCo County Easing COVID-19 Restrictions After Some ProgressHealth officials in Contra Costa County said Wednesday that slight declines in COVID-19-related hospitalizations and in positive COVID-19 test results reflect progress in slowing the spread of the coronavirus, and are prompting a slight easing of some social distancing rules.
SCU Lightning Complex: Some Evacuations Orders Downgraded; Firefight Will Be 'Absolute Marathon'Easing weather conditions have helped firefighters battling the massive SCU Lightning Complex fires, to make progress against the third-largest wildfire outbreak in state history and allow some evacuated residents to return home.
SCU Lightning Complex: 'This Is An Absolute Marathon'; Firefighters Brace For Long Battle; New Santa Clara Co. Evacuation OrdersThe massive SCU Lightning Complex fires continued their unrelenting advance Sunday, triggering a new mandatory evacuation order for residents living along the Alameda-Santa Clara county line.
SCU Lightning Complex: Hot, Gusty Winds Expand Burn Zone To 339,968 Acres; 3rd Largest Wildfire In Calif. HistoryFanned by gusty, hot breezes, the SCU Lightning Complex fires continued burning across several counties, growing to 339,968 acres by nightfall as crews enter their seventh day battling the massive wildfires.
SCU Lightning Complex: Firefighters Brace For Tough Afternoon Battle; 229,918 Acres Burned, 20,020 Residents EvacuatedA small army of firefighters watched the marine layer of moist air slowly burn off Friday morning, preparing for another tough day battling with SCU Lightning Fire Complex blazes that have burned 229,968 acres and forced more than 20,000 residents from their homes in a five-county area.
SCU Lightning Complex: New Evacuations In Santa Clara, San Joaquin Counties; Nearly 140K Acres BurnedCal Fire officials announced new evacuation orders for parts of Santa Clara and San Joaquin counties Thursday afternoon due to the SCU Lightning Complex fires
Fire Crews Respond To Brush Fire On Calaveras Road In SunolFire crews are at the scene of a brush fire burning on Calaveras Road in the area of Sunol Thursday afternoon that has burned approximately 57 acres, according to authorities.
Alameda County Offering $1,250 Stipend To Help COVID-19 Patients During QuarantineAlameda County hopes to slow the spread of COVID-19 by helping families that face a sudden financial crisis when a test comes back positive.