Pleasant Hill To Host Official 4th Of July Show In Hopes Of Preventing Deadly Illegal FireworksContra Costa Fire says it hopes Pleasant Hill's officially sanctioned show will deter people from lighting up illegal fireworks that can be both devastating and deadly.
Lafayette Residents Brace For Possible PG&E Power ShutdownPeople all around the Bay Area on Tuesday were waiting for official word from PG&E about whether they will be in the dark Wednesday morning.
Fire Safety Tree-Trimming Project Begins Along Stretch Of Highway 17 In Santa Cruz MountainsCal Fire has launched an ambitious project to trim trees and clear brush from a 6.5-mile stretch of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains from the summit north to Los Gatos.
Hundreds Of Permits Required For Planned Santa Cruz Mountains Fire BreakPlans to create a massive fire break along Highway 17 running from Summit Road north to Los Gatos have run into red tape.
PG&E's New Weather Stations, Hi-Def Cameras Will Monitor High Fire-Threat Areas 24/7By the end of 2019, PG&E plans to have 600 weather stations and 100 high-definition cameras in high fire-threat areas.
Sonoma County Launches Surprise Fire Safety Inspection Of PropertiesJune has arrived and, for homeowners across the North Bay, fire inspection season has come with it.
East Bay Homeowners Face Deadline To Clear Dead Vegetation Before Fire SeasonIn the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, residents are required to clear out overgrown vegetation and dead trees by May 31.
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.
PG&E Ordered To Inspect All Territory For Trees, Equipment That Could Cause WildfiresA federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday tentatively ordered PG&E to inspect its entire electrical service area and remove or trim any trees and repair any damaged transmission equipment that could cause wildfires.
'Neighborhood Fire Watch' Forms To Reduce Wildfire RiskRecent California wildfires have caused millions of dollars in damages, and residents in cities neighboring the Bay Area have taken fire prevention into their own hands.
Community Corner: Nonprofits Serving Bay Area Elderly Get BoostSeveral Bay Area community projects will get some help in their efforts to serve their elderly neighbors thanks to $10,000 in grants awarded by Coming of Age Bay Area.