In the Shadow of Mount Diablo, Communities Brace for Early Wildfire SeasonThe first weekend in May marks the beginning of a statewide Wildfire Awareness Week -- a reminder that fire season isn’t what is used to be in the Golden State.
PG&E Sues San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District Over Fire Safety ProceduresAn ongoing dispute between PG&E and the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District over fire safety procedures has escalated, with PG&E filing a lawsuit seeking to overturn restrictions on its work procedures.
East Bay Homeowners Face Deadline To Clear Dead Vegetation Before Fire SeasonIn the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, residents are required to clear out overgrown vegetation and dead trees by May 31.
Possible Haz-Mat Spill Prompts Temporary Evacuation Of 20 Danville HomesAfter confirming that the material had not been exposed to the environment, fire crews deemed the area safe and the evacuation order was lifted.
East Bay Firefighters' Life-Saving Smartphone App Works As Designed When Man Needed CPRA smartphone app pioneered by an East Bay fire department is being credited with saving a life by alerting an off-duty firefighter of someone nearby who needed cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
San Ramon Girl To Be Honored For Helping Ill Mom, Calling 911A fourth grader from the East Bay will be honored for her heroism this week after calling 911 and helping her mother when she suddenly became ill.
2-Alarm Fire Rips Through San Ramon Apartment BuildingA two-alarm fire at an apartment building in San Ramon caused injuries to at least one person Friday afternoon, according to fire officials.
Alamo Homeowner Leads Fight Against New Fire StationFire stations are welcomed in most communities because they represent protection and safety. In the Contra Costa County town of Alamo, at least one resident is trying to prevent a new station from being built.
CPR Smart Phone App Unveiled In San FranciscoSan Francisco officials were set to announce a smartphone application that would send alerts to people trained in CPR so they could respond to nearby cardiac emergencies.
East Bay Fire Officials Unveil iPhone App That Can Save LivesA groundbreaking iPhone app is aimed at saving lives in the East Bay.