More Than 100 Homes Evacuated In Oakland Hills Grass FireA large four-alarm fire that forced the evacuation of more than 100 homes in the tinder-dry Oakland Hills Tuesday has been 60 percent contained, authorities said.
Extreme Heat, Fire Danger Has Firefighters In Oakland, Berkeley Hills On EdgeSigns posted along the roads in the Oakland and Berkeley hills indicate "extreme fire danger." The sweltering heat, dry brush and wind are conditions ripe for fire.
UC Police Say East Bay Hills Fire Investigated As ArsonFire investigators on Thursday were trying to figure out how the fire that consumed 20 acres near Grizzly Peak Boulevard started Wednesday and whether it could have been arson.
Firefighters Battle Grass Fire In East Bay HillsFirefighters battled a grass fire near the Berkeley-Oakland border.
Resident Shot During Burglary In The Oakland HillsA resident in the Oakland Hills was shot during a burglary Wednesday evening, police said.
Oakland Students Voice Concerns Over AC Transit Service CutsStudents in Oakland on Wednesday were speaking out about an AC Transit plan that could cut bus routes they use to get to their schools in the Oakland hills.
Family Escapes As Trees Come Crashing Down Onto Home In Rain-Soaked Oakland HillsA homeowner in the rain-soaked Oakland Hills had to grab his family and run as trees started toppling onto their home – like dominoes – in the middle of the night.
Storm Triggers Oakland Landslide; Six Homes EvacuatedAn Oakland hillside collapsed during Thursday night's rainstorm, forcing six homes to be evacuated and washing out a local road.