CZU Lightning Fire: Cal Fire Crews Discover Pipe Bomb, Explosives Near Boulder Creek Country ClubA Cal Fire crew doing mop-up work and extinguishing spot fires while battling the massive CZU Lightning Complex fire near the Boulder Creek County Club made a stunning discovery Thursday night -- an abandoned toolbox containing an apparent pipe bomb and other explosives.
CZU Lightning Complex Update: San Mateo County Communities Re-Populating; At Least 635 Structures Burned In Santa Cruz County; 2 Remain MissingThe search for two missing Santa Cruz County residents intensified Thursday as firefighters battled the massive CZU Lightning Complex fire that had grown to 81,333 acres in the timber-covered Santa Cruz Mountains overnight, was 21 percent contained and had destroyed at least 646 homes and buildings in two counties.
CZU Lightning Complex: At Least 527 Santa Cruz Structures Destroyed; Woman Found Dead Inside Felton Home; 'Significant Progress In Firefight'The CZU Lightning Complex fires grew to more than 80,000 acres by Wednesday morning in the thick forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains as Cal Fire officials reported 'significant progress' in slowing the advance of the flames that have destroyed at least 538 homes and structures in Santa Cruz County.
CZU Lightning Complex: Containment Raised To 19%; At Least 443 Structures DestroyedWhile a small army of firefighters braced for a shift in wind direction earlier Tuesday, crews continued to make progress battling the massive CZU Lightning Complex fires, limiting the growth of the destructive blazes stretching across two counties.
Firefighter Assigned To Woodward Fire In Point Reyes Robbed While Sleeping At HotelAs if the flames from the Woodward Fire in Point Reyes National Seashore aren't enough to deal with, burglars have again victimized a firefighter, the latest instance this week of NorCal firefighters being targeted for theft.
CZU Lighting Complex: Fire Victim Died Trying To Flee Flames, 6 Rescued; Weather Helps FirefightersA 70-year-old man found dead near the coastal community of Davenport likely was killed while trying to escape the advancing CZU Complex fire, while six others were rescued after they became trapped by flames while trying to return to their evacuated homes, officials said Monday during an update on the battle with the massive wildfire.
CZU Lightning Complex: Body Found; Looter Steals Fire Commander's Wallet, Drains Bank Account; 77,000 People EvacuatedThe Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office announced Sunday that a person has died in the CZU Lightning Complex Fire that had grown to 74,000 acres and has forced 77,000 local residents from their homes.
2 Arrested Following Car Dealership Burglary, Police Shooting In San JoseTwo people were arrested Monday following a burglary at a car dealership and subsequent officer-involved shooting in San Jose, police said.
Grand Jury Indicts 4 For Stealing Guns During ProtestFour people have been charged with stealing at least 27 firearms from a Hayward gun store on a night in May when thousands of people took to the streets to protest police brutality.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Burglarizing Occupied Motorhome In Redwood City; 3rd Arrest In WeekA man was arrested for the third time in one week after allegedly breaking into an occupied motorhome in Redwood City, police said.
Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay AreaBay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different shopping districts were hit in just four days. KPIX 5 has learned investigators are scouring through hours of surveillance video, and have already connected some dots.