East Bay Park Officials Review Worst Case Scenarios Should Fire Sweep Through The HillsEast Bay Regional Parks leaders gathered to review their preparations for a worst case scenario -- a wind-driven fire, pushed out of the canyons and into the hills.
Grizzly Peak Boulevard In East Bay Hills To Be Closed July 4 Amid High Fire DangerAmid one of the driest years on record, a popular fireworks viewing spot in the East Bay hills will be closed on the 4th of July.
Red Flag Warning Now in Effect for North and East Bay Hills Through WeekendThe weather service issued Red Flag Warnings for the North and East Bay hills and the East Bay valleys from Friday night through Monday morning due to weather conditions that pose a risk of wildfires.
FIRE DANGER: First Red Flag Warning of Season Issued for North and East Bay Hills This WeekendThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service on Friday morning issued a Red Flag Warning for parts of the North and East Bay hills with offshore winds and lowering humidity expected through Monday morning.
Bay Area Fire Weather Watch Declared For Early Next Week, 'Strongest' Winds Of The Year PossibleA Fire Weather Watch has been issued for the Bay Area for early next week, as forecasters warn of "critical to extreme" conditions due to strong winds and low humidity.
Red Flag Warning Declared For North Bay, East Bay, Santa Cruz Mountains - 'Critical Fire Weather Conditions'A Red Flag Warning has been issued for much of the North Bay and East Bay, along with the Santa Cruz Mountains starting Wednesday, as the National Weather Service warns of "critical fire weather conditions."
UPDATE: PG&E Says PSPS Likely During Fire Weather Watch For North Bay, East Bay Hills, Santa Cruz MountainsWith hot, dry and windy conditions forecast later this week, PG&E officials said more public safety power shutoffs were likely in some parts of the Bay Area during the upcoming fire weather watch.
East Bay Hills Homeowners On Edge After Red Flag Warning ExtendedFor the next few days, expect to see fire engines roaming Grizzly Peak Boulevard and Skyline Boulevard day and night as red flag conditions set nerves on edge again.
Fire Danger in East Bay Prompts Ban on Overnight Parking Along Grizzly Peak BlvdParking along a five-mile stretch of Grizzly Peak Blvd. from Skyline Blvd. to Highway 24 is now prohibited from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. every day. Oakland police will be on patrol and will issue citations if necessary.
Oakland Hills Residents Fear Fire Following Decades of Vegetation GrowthAfter almost 30 years, people who made it out of the Oakland Hills firestorm in 1991 are starting to talk about the growing danger they see today.
Red Flag Warning For Most Bay Area Hills Above 1,000 FeetA Red Flag Warning is in effect for most Bay Area hills above 1,000 feet Thursday, as low humidity and high winds lead to a high risk for wildfires.
Red Flag Warning In Effect For High Fire Danger In North, East Bay HillsA red flag warning for high fire danger went into affect at 6 p.m. Saturday evening and lasts until 10 a.m. Sunday.
Red Flag Warning Issued For East Bay Hills, Mount DiabloThe National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the East Bay Hills and Mount Diablo which is in effect until 10 a.m. Sunday.
East Bay Tree-Cutting Proposal To Reduce Fire Hazard CriticizedOpponents of the fire hazard reduction plan for the East Bay hills are calling it a guise to conduct massive clear-cutting of the area.
Red Flag Warning Puts Marin County Firefighters On High-AlertA red flag warning has been extended until Monday morning for Marin County and the East Bay hills.