Significant Storms Coming To Drought-Parched Northern California; Fire Season May Be EndingReal, significant amounts of rainfall are finally on deck for Northern California. This is something the state is going to need to see a lot of - all throughout the fall and winter - to put a dent in the drought. But just this first sequence of rains could do a lot of work towards reducing our fire danger.
Cal Fire Responds to New Wildfire In Tehama CountyCal Fire crews are responding to yet another brush fire in Tehama County Monday afternoon that has already grown to 30 acres, according to authorities.
Red Flag Warning Issued for East Bay Hills, North Bay MountainsDry offshore winds late Sunday are expected to quickly eliminate any moisture left from recent light rains, prompting forecasters to issue a red flag warning for the Bay Area's parched hills.
Cal Fire: Hot, Dry Weather and Poor Fire Conditions Expected Through End of 2021Hot, dry temperatures and increased fire risk are expected to continue throughout California through at least December, Cal Fire Chief Thom Porter warned Tuesday.
Crews Respond to Vegetation Fire in Amador CountyA growing vegetation fire off of Lawrence Road in the community of Fiddletown is being responded to by fire crews, according to a Twitter post by the Amador/El Dorado area's Cal Fire unit.
State Program Finishes Removing Debris from 2020 Wildfire SeasonCrews have finished removing burned metal, concrete, ash and contaminated soil from Napa County properties affected by 2020 wildfires, the Governor's Office of Emergency Services announced Thursday.
PG&E Questioned Over Policy On Power Shutoffs at CPUC HearingPG&E faced questions and criticism about its power shutoff policies during a public briefing Tuesday with the California Public Utilities Commission.
Fire Crews Increase Containment of Willow Fire Near Big SurFire crews increased containment overnight on the Willow Fire burning in the Los Padres National Forest, officials said Monday.
Marin Firefighters Use Controlled Burn to Clear Space by HomesA collection of Marin County fire agencies converged in the hills outside of Novato this week with the goal of preparing the land and the firefighters for the season ahead.
San Mateo County Raises Illegal Fireworks Fines To $1,000 Per Offense As Fire Season BeginsThe San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is cracking down on illegal fireworks ahead of the Fourth of July and the 2021 fire season.
Parts of North and East Bay Now Under 'Exceptional Drought' ConditionsThe latest U.S. drought data released Thursday morning put portions of the North and East Bay into exceptional drought conditions, according to officials.
Entire Bay Area, Most Of California Now Under Extreme Drought ConditionsThe latest drought data released Thursday morning shows the entire Bay Area in extreme drought conditions, as well as most of California.
In the Shadow of Mount Diablo, Communities Brace for Early Wildfire SeasonThe first weekend in May marks the beginning of a statewide Wildfire Awareness Week -- a reminder that fire season isn’t what is used to be in the Golden State.
Marin County Nonprofit Brings Therapy Dogs to Comfort FirefightersFirefighters aren't the only ones getting ready for what's expected to be a very busy fire season. A San Rafael woman and her dog are hitting the road to bring some comfort and joy to those battling blazes on the frontlines.
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.