Mill Valley Homeowners Push Back Against New Fire-Prevention OrdinanceThe Mill Valley city council just passed an ordinance requiring homeowners to take more measures to protect their homes against fire. This time, though, not everybody is on board with the plan.
East Bay Homeowners Urged To Clear Debris With Fire Inspections LoomingAnyone who lives under the Contra Costa Fire Protection District should start taking a good look at the grasses and trees around their home. Fire inspections are coming soon.
Mill Valley Considering Strict Landscaping Rules To Prevent WildfiresLike many cities across California, Mill Valley is taking a hard look at its fire safety protocols, and that could mean significant changes for some homeowners.
Fire Official: Let Lawns Die But Water Trees During DroughtWarning letters have gone out to residents in Contra Costa County with a vegetation abatement deadline of May 31st as the fire season approaches, but firefighters say it’s the drought that will make their job even tougher this year.
Memorial Day Marks Beginning Of Busy Bay Area Fire Season State fire crews are increasing staffing to prepare for what could be some busy, hot summer months as Memorial Day is the official beginning of the Bay Area's fire season.
Wind Fuels 600-Acre Wildfire In Monterey CountySeveral residents in the area were advised to evacuate as a precaution but no mandatory evacuations were issued.