PG&E Presses Lawmakers Over Wildfire Financial LiabilityPG&E executives went to Sacramento Thursday to push for a new law that would let utilities off the financial hook for wildfires caused by their equipment, as long as that equipment met safety standards.
Lack Of Controlled Burns Contributing To California WildfiresCalifornia’s devastating wildfires have been fueled by drought, heat and what Calfire calls missed opportunities to clear overgrown forests.
Glide Memorial Says Goodbye To Outgoing PastorsThe normally joyous Sunday service at San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church was bittersweet as the congregation said goodbye to its two pastors.
Petaluma School Board Criticized After Valedictorian SilencedA Stanford-bound student silenced during her Petaluma High School graduation speech last week had plenty of people speaking up for her Tuesday night.
Petaluma Valedictorian Speaking About Sexual Assault Has Mic Cut OffA Bay Area high school senior delivering the valedictory speech at her graduation had her message cut short when she began speaking about being sexually assaulted - allegedly by another student.
San Francisco Increases Homeless Funding By An Additional $29 MillionMore money is being allotted to tackle the pervasive issue of homelessness in San Francisco, with an additional $29 million added to the $250 million previously budgeted.
Vallejo Woman Accused Of Running Puppy Mill Ordered To Surrender DogsThe owner of an East Bay home accused of running an illegal puppy mill has been ordered to turn over dozens of dogs and to stop breeding them.
BART Proposes Closing Walkway Favored By Drug Users At Civic Center StationBay Area Rapid Transit officials are seeking to close a walkway at San Francisco’s Civic Center station that has been a magnet for drug users in San Francisco.
Homeowners Rebuild With Concrete Construction Following Wine Country WildfiresSeven months after the devastating wine country wildfires in Napa and Sonoma counties, homeowners are rebuilding with a newer type of construction that's been billed as better at withstanding disasters.
Sausalito Hiking Trail Shortcut Sparks Sign War Between Homeowners, HikersA shortcut to a popular hiking trail has been cut off by property owners in Sausalito who have had enough of people traversing their private street.
Theater Chain Cinemark Unveils New Security Guidelines On Bags, BackpacksA movie theater chain is taking new precautions to ensure moviegoers' safety in the wake of the latest mass shooting.
Wine Country Wildfire Survivors Victimized by Skyrocketing Rents, EvictionsSome survivors of the wine country wildfires are being evicted from their homes after sharp rent increases. Evictions in burn-affected areas are up - and up dramatically.
Santa Rosa Fire Victims Get Home Rebuilding Plans Fast-TrackedSanta Rosa residents who lost their homes in the wine country wildfires may be back in their rebuilt homes sooner than they anticipated, in a home that may be almost exactly like the one that burned down.
Auto Dismantler Donates Work To Wine Country Wildfire VictimsA Sonoma County man is making it his mission to remove cars burned in the wine country wildfires and get them to scrapyards.
Homeowners Weigh Whether To Let Gov't Clean Up Fire-Destroyed HomesHomeowners who've lost everything in the wine country wildfires now face some tough decisions, whether to rebuild and whether to let the government take control of the cleanup.