Public Safety Power Shutoff: North Bay Businesses, Schools Residents Spend 24 Hours In The DarkThousands of North bay residents woke up with no electricity Tuesday, due to PG&E's Planned Safety Power Shutoffs. By evening, many were still in the dark.
Santa Rosa Residents Prepare For PG&E Power Shutoffs Under Hot, Red Flag Warning ConditionsThe red flag warning in the North Bay mountains has forced the city of Santa Rosa Fire to prepare for another Public Safety Power Shutoff.
Wind Advisory Included As Part Of Red Flag Weather Alert For North BayA Red Flag Warning went into effect Monday night for the North Bay mountains and East Bay hills due to dangerous fire conditions and forecast high winds, officials with the National Weather Service said.
Record-Breaking Streak of Spare The Air Alerts ContinuesThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Monday that it’s extending its Spare The Air alert through Wednesday, making a record-breaking 23-day alert.
Weather Service Cancels Red Flag Warning Over Threat Of Lightning; Spare The Air Alert Extended To WednesdayThe National Weather Service canceled a red flag warning Monday for the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas as the broad scale threat of lightning passed the region.
Red Flag Warning Prompts Marin County to Close Roads, Recreation Sites MondayRestrictions on public recreation areas in Marin County have been put into effect during the red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service for elevations of 1,000 feet or more from 10 p.m. Sunday to 8 p.m. Monday.
PG&E Begins Power Restoration As Sonoma County Residents Face Bitter ColdParts of Sonoma County are going through their fifth Public Safety Power Shutoff of the season. But this time around, those without power face the bitter cold as well as fire danger.
All East Bay Regional Parks Closed Due To Dangerous Fire WeatherAll East Bay Regional Parks and Trails are closed until Tuesday due to extreme weather and fire danger, the regional park district announced Sunday.
PG&E Announces Possible Third Consecutive Power Shutdown TuesdayOfficials with Pacific Gas and Electric have announced a possible third consecutive Public Safety Power Shutdown due to dangerous fire conditions that would affect customers in 32 counties starting Tuesday.
Massive Power Shutoff Disrupts Sunday Routines; New Wind Event ForecastNearly two million Northern California residents have had their Sunday rituals disrupted by a historic PG&E preventive power outage as Red Flag Warning wind conditions fueled a wildfire in Sonoma County and threatened to spark blazes elsewhere.
Red Flag Warning: Strong Burst Of Winds May Cause Extreme Fire BehaviorA red flag warning was in effect Saturday night through Monday morning for "dangerously strong offshore winds and critically low humidity," according to the National Weather Service. Residents were warned such conditions could cause "extreme fire behavior."
Lights Going Out For Millions In Unprecedented Preventive PG&E Power OutagesWith red flag warning conditions packing howling winds predicted for late Saturday, Pacific Gas & Electric officials went forward with the second planned power shutoff this week because of mounting fire danger conditions from the Bay Area to the Sierra.
Weekend Power Shutoffs For 'Historic Wind Event' Could Impact Nearly Entire Bay AreaThe potential high winds this weekend have PG&E warning that another round of power shutoffs may hit nearly every county in the Bay Area starting Saturday night, affecting 400,000 customers.
PG&E To Shut Off Power In Contra Costa County This WeekendPG&E will shut off power to about 120,000 people in Contra Costa County this weekend. Alameda County is also preparing for a PSPS event that may affect 57,000 people.
Firefighters Contain 2-Alarm Garage Fire In San AnselmoMultiple agencies have contained a two-alarm fire to a single structure in San Anselmo Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.