Wind-Whipped Fires Burn In Santa Cruz County; Evacuations Ordered In Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, Boulder CreekA series of wind-whipped fires were burning Tuesday in Santa Cruz County, prompting mandatory evacuations, Cal Fire reported.
Fire Burns At Homeless Encampment In South San JoseA vegetation fire at a homeless encampment was sending heavy black smoke over a wide area in San Jose Tuesday.
Transient Man 'Covered in Soot' Arrested for Starting Fire Under Bridge in Rio NidoA 28-year-old transient man was arrested for felony arson Thursday in the unincorporated community of Rio Nido, the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said.
Firefighters Contain Vegetation Fire Burning Near Santa RosaA vegetation fire was burning just outside of Santa Rosa city limits Thursday afternoon.
Crews Mop Up After Extinguishing Grass Fire Threatening San Leandro HomesFirefighters are in mop-up mode after a grass fire broke out dangerously near homes in San Leandro.
2-Alarm Vegetation Fire Burns In Fremont Near Interstate 680A vegetation fire in Fremont was burning Monday afternoon and reached two alarms before firefighters stopped its forward progress, fire officials said.
UPDATE: Wildfires Prompt New Evacuation Orders In Rural West Sonoma CountyA wildfire evacuation order was issued for western Sonoma County Tuesday afternoon for a growing fire in a rural area in the hills between Healdsburg and Stewarts Points, according to county officials.
Family on Slopes of Mount Diablo Sees Lightning Spark Blaze Near Their HomeSunday's surprising thunderstorm lit up the foothills beneath Mount Diablo in Contra Costa County and with it came the fires. One family had a front-row seat -- close enough to hear and feel the lightning.
Car, Vegetation Fire Closes Southbound Hwy 17 In Los GatosFire crews have stopped the forward progress of a vehicle and brush fire that was burning along Highway 17 in Los Gatos, but southbound lanes remain closed according to authorities.
Crews Respond to Brush Fire in CotatiFirefighters responded to a vegetation fire in Cotati early Friday afternoon. 
Evacuations Ordered As Fires Burn In Danville NeighborhoodMultiple fires were reported in Danville neighborhood Thursday afternoon, burning at least one home and along with vegetation, fire officials said.