North Complex West Zone: 2 Died Trying To Escape Fire In Feather Falls; 2 More Victims Confirmed Among Berry Creek Dead As the flames closed in on Butte County Mountain community of Feather Falls last week, two local residents tried unsuccessfully to outrun the North Complex West Zone fire. They were overwhelmed in their vehicles and are among the 15 who have died in the blaze, authorities said Tuesday evening.
North Complex West Zone: Missing Couple Identified As Fire Victims; New Body Recovered; Death Toll Grows To 15The bodies of a missing Berry Creek couple, who told relatives during frantic call as flames roared through their Butte County mountain community that they would try to escape the fire by sheltering in a nearby pond, were identified Monday, tragically ending their family's hopes that they had survived.
Bear Fire Update: Newsom Blames 'Climate Emergency' For Historic Wildfire Outbreak; Agonizing Vigil For Families Of Yuba County MissingStanding in smoke-filled, burned-out Yuba County park, Gov. Gavin Newsom blamed 'a climate emergency' for the historic outbreak of wildfires across Northern California that have claimed at least 15 lives, destroyed hundreds of homes and laid to waste more than 3 million acres of land.
Rohnert Park Bans Overnight RV Parking On City-Owned LotsCity officials in Rohnert Park are taking action after two people died on the SMART train tracks there in the past month.
At Least 7 Killed in Head-On Bus Crash in New MexicoA blown tire on a semi-truck may be to blame for a deadly head-on crash with a commercial passenger bus along Interstate 40 in New Mexico near the Arizona border
Bay Area Leaders Push Back Against California Law Prohibiting Speed CamerasSan Francisco and San Jose city officials joined forces in calling for the state to allow the use of automated speed cameras to reduce traffic injuries and deaths.
San Francisco Bicycle, Pedestrian Advocates Call For Safer Streets After Cyclist DeathsBicyclist and pedestrian advocates called for action in the wake of the deaths of two cyclists on city streets last week.
San Francisco Police Increase Traffic Citations, Reduce Traffic FatalitiesSan Francisco police wrote 62 percent more traffic tickets this year than they did last year. The increase is part of stepped-up effort aimed at keeping pedestrians safe under the Vision Zero program.
San Jose Pedestrian, Bicyclist Fatalities Reach 15-Year High2013 is coming to a close with a nearly two-decade high in pedestrian and bicycle fatalities in city of San Jose.
Survey Finds DUI Fatalities Down In CaliforniaThe survey by the California DMV, which looked at the years 2000-2010, found a sharp drop in DUI-related fatalities, and an overall increase in arrests.
Man, Woman Found Shot Dead Outside Richmond Apartment Police said the two shootings may be part of a brewing feud between two groups in North and Central Richmond.
Caltrans Launches Statewide Safety CampaignCaltrans is trying to make the roads safer for its employees with the start of the two week "Move Over" campaign.
Bay Area July 4th Holiday DUI Arrests Rise
Trauma Surgeon Describes SF Firefighters' InjuriesThe complexity of multiple injuries suffered by two San Francisco firefighters eventually took their lives this past week.
Violent Night In San Jose Leaves At Least 2 DeadTwo men were shot and killed and a third suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting near a nightclub Saturday night in San Jose.