South Bay Officials Warn of Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks Ahead Of July 4th HolidayFourth of July celebrations often mean increased illegal fireworks usage in Santa Clara County, but with the region's extreme drought conditions and high temperatures, local leaders are cracking down.
Red Flag Warning Now in Effect for North and East Bay Hills Through WeekendThe weather service issued Red Flag Warnings for the North and East Bay hills and the East Bay valleys from Friday night through Monday morning due to weather conditions that pose a risk of wildfires.
Lake County Luxury Hotel, Housing Project Raises Concerns Over Wildfire RiskCalifornia's attorney general wants to put a stop to a luxury housing development in a fire-prone area of Lake County.
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.
Tahoe Developments Raise Concerns Over Wildfire RisksLocal officials have approved Tahoe-area development plans over the objections of environmental groups and hundreds of residents who say wildfire evacuation plans and routes are inadequate.
PG&E Cuts Power In Nor Cal Counties As High Winds Raise Risk Of WildfireIn the wake of high fire danger warnings, Pacific Gas and Electric has shut off power in Lake, Napa and Sonoma Counties on Sunday night, affecting nearly 17,500 customers.
PG&E, Other Utilities Delayed Effort To Map Power Line Risk To WildfiresTwo days before the deadliest outbreak of wildfires in California history, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and other utilities won the latest in a long series of delays to map where power lines pose the greatest wildfire risk, a report said Sunday.