Santa Rosa's Popular Safari West Wildlife Preserve Stripped of AccreditationA popular wildlife preserve in the North Bay has been stripped of accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums over concerns about the facility’s care for animals.
Bay Area Fire Crews on Alert as Red Flag Warning Goes Into EffectFire crews in the North Bay and East Bay were on high alert Sunday evening as a Red Flag Warning went into effect for those regions at 11 p.m. due to forecast high winds and extremely dry conditions.
UPDATE: Fire Weather Watch for Parts of North, East Bay Expanded to Start Sunday NightThe National Weather Service has expanded its Fire Weather Watch for parts of the North Bay and East Bay to go into effect Sunday night because of dry and windy weather expected in the region.
UPDATE: Cal Fire Crews Reach 80% Containment on Fremont Fire Near Napa-Sonoma County LineCal Fire crews in the North Bay have made progress on the Fremont Fire burning near the community of Schellville Wednesday evening, according to authorities.
Light Showers Forecast For North Bay With Chance of Sprinkles Further SouthWeather in the Bay Area Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, but precipitation is expected to stay mostly in the North Bay.
Fire Weather Watch Issued for North and East Bay Starting ThursdayThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch for parts of the North and East Bay starting early Thursday evening.
Fog Advisory in Effect Sunday MorningThe National Weather Service is warning motorists to be careful driving on Bay Area roads Sunday morning due to dense fog in some areas.
WILDFIRES: Bay Area Air Quality District Extends Advisory As Wildfire Smoke Drifts SouthThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) extended am advisory Wednesday warning of a possible drop in air quality through Friday as smoke from nearby wildfires makes its way to the Bay Area.
UPDATE: Red Flag Warning for North and East Bay Hills Set for Tuesday NightThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service on Tuesday morning upgraded a Fire Weather Watch for the North and East Bay to a Red Flag Warning for the region.
PG&E: High Fire Danger May Prompt Power Shutoffs For 48,000 Northern California CustomersWith high winds and continued dry conditions in the forecast, PG&E may cut off power for thousands of customers in 18 Northern California counties on Tuesday.
Santa Rosa City Council Limits Disposable Food Containers with New OrdinanceUnder a new ordinance by the Santa Rosa City Council, restaurants are banned from offering disposable utensils for dine-in customers and can only provide plastic to-go containers and utensils on request.