Kincade Fire Grows To Nearly 24,000 Acres; New Evacuation Orders Issued, Firefighter HurtDespite the advantage of calm winds most of the day Friday, crews made little headway in containing the destructive Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, which grew to 23,700 acres and remained at five percent containment.
Weekend Performances At UC Berkeley Campus Canceled Due To Power ShutoffShows scheduled this weekend at UC Berkeley have been cancelled due to the planned electrical power shutoff that is expected to include the campus, Cal Performances said Friday.
Kincade Fire In Sonoma County Grows To 16,000 Acres, At 5% ContainmentCal Fire reported Thursday evening that a total of 49 structures have burned in Sonoma County as the fast-moving Kincade Fire grew to about 16,000 acres with only 5 percent containment.
PG&E Reports Malfunction At Transmission Tower Near Origin Of Kincade FirePacific Gas and Electric has alerted state regulators Thursday that a high voltage transmission power line malfunctioned in the area and around the time the Kincade Fire began in Sonoma County.
PG&E Begins Restoring Power In North Bay, Sierra Foothills; Plans New Weekend ShutdownsPG&E on Thursday gave a weather "all clear" to customers affected by its Public Safety Power Shutoff that began Wednesday in the North Bay and Sierra foothills above Interstate Highway 80.
Kincade Fire Video: Fiery Inferno Roars Through Red Winery RoadA wall of flames from the Kincade Fire roared down Red Winery Road in rural Sonoma County early Thursday, destroying buildings and vineyards as it ripped through the area.
New Attack On PG&E Worker As Latest Round Of Power Shutoffs BeginsAs power was shut off for the first of nearly 180,000 Northern California residents with a second round of preventive power outages Wednesday afternoon, PG&E's CEO confirmed another attack on a utility worker in the Central Valley.
Red Flag Warning Issued; Thousands Anxiously Awaiting Final Decision On Power OutagesFor North Bay residents like Lawrence Phillips, PG&E power outages have become just one more daily challenge they need to overcome to live in California's picturesque Wine Country.
PG&E Monitors Power Shutoff Conditions As NWS Warns Of Fire Danger Next WeekWith strong winds and a warm up approaching in the coming week, PG&E says it will be monitoring the weather and fire danger to determine if emergency power shutoffs will be necessary.
PG&E: More Than 100 Incidents Of Wind Damage Found In Wake Of Power OutageUtility crew inspections in the wake of a massive Pacific Gas & Electric preventive power outage that left millions of Northern Californians in the dark have discovered more than 100 incidents of wind damage to transmission lines that may have triggered a wildfire, company officials announced Wednesday.
Recent Power Shutoffs, Earthquakes Point Up Need For Disaster Kit In Bay AreaBetween last week's PG&E power shutoffs and the earthquakes over the past 24 hours, emergency preparedness has probably jumped the top of the to-do list for many Bay Area residents.
Coroner: PG&E Power Shutoff Did Not Caused Death Of Pollock Pines Man On OxygenNorthern California fire officials say a man dependent on oxygen died about 12 minutes after Pacific Gas and Electric shut down power to the area as part of a massive effort to prevent fire.
UC Berkeley Cancels Classes For A Third Day Due To PG&E ShutdownUC Berkeley officials announced early Thursday evening that classes would be cancelled for the third consecutive day on Friday in the wake of the PG&E power shutdown.
PG&E Ramps Up Tree-Trimming Efforts Amid Increased Wildfire ConcernsFall can be a deadly time of year in Northern California. It's a time when wildfires have raged through hillsides and into cities like Santa Rosa and towns like Paradise.
Delayed PG&E Power Shutdown Begins In East Bay, South Bay, Santa Cruz CountyThe looming planned power shutdown set to start sometime after noon Wednesday has now been postponed without a set time for the East Bay, the South Bay and Santa Cruz, according to officials.