San Jose Ordinance Could Set Hefty Fines For FireworksOfficials in San Jose are enacting a new ordinance that holds homeowners and party hosts liable for illegal fireworks their guests set off.
UPDATE: Lighter Winds Lead To Early End of Red Flag Warning in North and East Bay HillsWeather officials in the Bay Area announced the Red Flag Warning in place for the North and East Bay hills since Friday evening has expired early Tuesday afternoon.
'High Dispatch' Response, Vegetation Trimming Blunts Highway 17 Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsWhen an SUV caught fire on the shoulder of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains Saturday, the red flag "warning" changed to "red alert" as the fire quickly ignited the surrounding hillside.
East Bay Fire Departments Ready Their Resources for Dry, Dangerous SeasonThe Alameda County Fire Department opened the first red flag event of the year with a flag raising and a massive inspection operation.
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.
State Fire Officials Warn Fire Season Already Off to a Dangerous StartUnder May red flag conditions, officials in California on Monday were issuing dire warning for an early and longer fire season this year.
North Bay Residents Line Up to Get Free Emergency Radios at GiveawayIf a NOAA radio giveaway held in Sonoma County Wednesday was any indication, years of wildfires have people in the North Bay ready to take action ahead of the upcoming fire season.
High Temps, Dry Conditions Raise Specter of Drought and Fire Danger Across the Bay AreaRecord-high spring temperatures across the Bay Area on Wednesday were putting neighborhoods across the region on high alert due to growing drought concerns and worries about the upcoming wildfire season.
'Pistachio Canker' Tree Fungus May Be Killing Acres Of Eucalyptus Trees In East Bay HillsThis weekend there is an increased concern of fire danger in the East Bay hills and as if that wasn’t enough, scientists are examining eucalyptus trees to find out why acres of them are dying.
More Rain Needed To Reduce Fire Danger, Stave Off Future DroughtMore than a month and a half into this year's rainy season and significant precipitation was finally falling on Tuesday in Northern California. The state could use it in more ways than one.
Newsom Thanks Cal Fire For Efforts During Elevated Fire Danger From High WindsGov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised the efforts of Cal Fire in containing most of the dozens of wildfires that had broken out in the past 24 hours of elevated high-fire danger across the state.
East Bay Regional Park District Extends Park Closure Due To Fire DangerOfficials with the East Bay Regional Park District on Monday announced the closure of 11 parks in the East Bay hills would be extend through Wednesday morning due to concerns over continued high winds and fire danger.
UPDATE: Red Flag Warning In Bay Area Starts Sunday; Strongest Winds Of Year ForecastThe National Weather Service on Friday upgraded a declared Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning for the East Bay Hills and valleys, the North Bay Mountains and Santa Cruz Mountains starting Sunday morning.
PG&E Restores Power to 'Essentially All' Customers; Red Flag Warning Extended Into SaturdayPG&E said Friday night that all power has been restored to all customers who receive service who were impacted by the most recent Public Safety Power Shutoff.