UPDATE: PG&E Avoids Planned Rotating Outages Thursday as Bay Area Cooks in Record Heat WaveAs the clock ticked past 9 p.m. Thursday, Pacific Gas and Electric customers who had been warned earlier in the evening to anticipate possible rotating power outages could breathe a little easier -- and keep their air conditioners humming -- as the region sweltered under a record heat wave.
Weekend Heatwave Prompts Fire Weather Advisory For Oakland HillsThe dry, hot conditions have prompted officials to issue a fire weather advisory for the Oakland Hills for the weekend.
PG&E Prepares Residents For Incoming Power Shut OffPacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) updated Bay Area residents on incoming power shutoff Monday as triple-digit temperatures, high winds and dry conditions posed possible wildfire hazards.
Many Bay Area Beaches Shut Down for Labor Day WeekendA number of beaches across the Bay Area will be closed over Labor Day weekend to prevent events that could spread COVID-19.
California Staves Off More Power Outages Amid Heat WaveCalifornia staved off another round of rolling blackouts as a searing heat wave strained its electrical grid, but authorities warned of a continuing threat Wednesday.
Where Are The Bay Area Beaches Open During Hot WeekendLooking to cool off at a beach this weekend? There’s plenty of options in the Bay Area, but you need to be aware of their restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report: Climate Change Will Bring More Triple-Digit Heat To Bay Area CitiesA study from an environmental science group says that as the planet gets warmer, people are definitely going to feel it. And for some, it could be life-threatening.
Bay Area Hot Weather Cooling CentersWith hot weather forecast for much of the San Francisco Bay Area, including high temperatures exceeding 100 degrees in most of the region...a number of communities have set up cooling centers...
'Thriller' Songwriter Rod Temperton Dies In London At 66Rod Temperton, a British-born musician and songwriter with a singular knack for pop-funk who wrote the Michael Jackson classics "Thriller," ''Rock With You" and many other hits, has died of cancer in London at 66.
Schizophrenic Winter Weather Plunges Bay Area Into 20s, Then Sizzles Santa Cruz At 80 DegreesIn one of the weirdest winter weather patterns in recent memory, New Year's brought 20 degree lows to the inland Bay Area, followed by highs in the 80s Tuesday in Santa Cruz.
Hottest Temperatures Of The Year Hit Bay Area, Heat Wave To Push Mercury Into Mid 90sTemperatures are soaring into the upper 80s today, and mid 90s by Wednesday as high pressure keeps cool sea air away from the Bay Area, until next week when another chance at rain returns.
Bay Area Temperatures Soaring to 80 Degrees By Monday, Just Days After SnowAfter snow flurries on April Fool's Day, the temperature will soar into the 80s within the week.
Global Warming Climate Data Shows Polar Vortex, Pacific Heat In 4th Warmest Year On RecordNew climate data tracks the depth of the Polar Vortex that plunged the eastern and central U.S. into bitter cold, and the balmy Bay Area conditions.
Bay Area Sizzles; Air Quality SuffersBay Area residents soaked up another day of sweltering temperatures Monday as the Bay Area Air Quality Management District declared another Spare the Air Day.
BART Uses Heat Delays to Ask for More Funding