With the orders now lifted, many of the folks who started to return to Calistoga liked what they saw. Don Ford reports. (10/7/20)

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Glass Fire: Returning Evacuees Relieved To See Calistoga Spared From FlamesWith the orders now lifted, many of the folks who started to return to Calistoga liked what they saw. Don Ford reports. (10/7/20)
Climate Watch: Historically Dry February Set Up Epic Wildfire SeasonCal Fire announced Sunday that wildfires had scorched more than 4 million acres in 2020 with no end in sight. But, as meteorologist Darren Peck explains, this fire season -- though record-breaking -- was predictable, given the climate conditions that had been brewing all year. (10-4-20)
Smoke Clears Over Napa Valley Prompting Fear of Rising Temps, Fire ResurgenceEvacuations continue as the Glass Fire continues to blaze up the Napa Valley and now the clearing air may actually cause problems for firefighters. John Ramos reports. (10-4-20)
Minority-Owned SF Gas Station Wants New Lease; Housing Advocates Want It GoneThe Twin Peaks gas station is located on San Francisco land. The business and many neighborhood residents want it to stay but affordable-housing advocates say the location can be put to better use. Da Lin reports. (10-3-20)
Glass Fire: Worries Rise In Napa Valley As Winds Pick UpFirefighters battling the Glass Fire are preparing for the worst as winds already started to pick up in the North Bay mountains late Wednesday night. Andrea Nakano and Paul Heggen report. (9/30/20)
Embers Cause Glass Fire To Jump Across Napa Valley Towards Santa RosaThe Glass Fire started on the eastern side of Napa Valley early Sunday morning and less than 48 hours later, it jumped the valley and burned areas towards Santa Rosa. KPIX 5 report John Ramos shows how it caused so much destruction in a short amount of time. (9/28/20)
Glass Fire Forces Tens Of Thousands To Evacuate From HomesNearly 80,000 people from Napa and Sonoma counties have been forced to evacuate due to the Glass Fire burning in Wine Country. Some residents had just returned home after being evacuated from earlier wildfires. Andrea Nakano reports. (9/28/20)
San Jose Volunteers Become Early Climate Action Warriors in New State InitiativeCalifornia is looking to recruit a new generation of climate change warriors and San Jose is the first to join the fight. Len Ramirez reports. (9-25-20)
Beekeeper Teams Up With Bay Area BarsA beekeeper has teamed up with San Francisco barkeepers on a project aimed at keeping his hives healthy and their drinks delicious. Don Ford reports. (9/22/20)
Vegetation Fire Burns Near Homes In BelmontA vegetation fire has broken out in the Belmont hills on Monday afternoon, prompting evacuations. (9/21/20)
Neighbors Fight Fire Risk in East Bay HillsResidents of an Oakland neighborhood who know the threat of a firestorm all too well are tired of watching and hoping that a similar conflagration doesn't reoccur. So they're taking on the job of fire prevention themselves. Wilson Walker reports. (9-17-20)
Risk Of Wildfires Prompts Increased Overnight Patrols At Grizzly PeakDue to the risk of wildfires, authorities have increased patrols to crack down on fireworks use and bonfires along Grizzly Peak in the East Bay Hills. Joe Vazquez reports. (9/16/20)
Expert Offers Tips On Reducing Carbon Footprint In Wake Of California FiresFor many, recent wildfires and the orange skies above the Bay Area were a wake-up call when it comes to climate change. An expert offers some small tips to reduce your carbon footprint. Don Ford reports. (9/16/20)
Tri-Valley Water Districts Tackle Toxic Chemicals In Drinking Water WellsA new report reveals hundreds of drinking water wells have potentially dangerous levels of toxic chemicals. Allen Martin shows us some of the worst are right here in the Bay Area.
Weary Firefighters Brace For More Wildfires After Record-Breaking, Early Fire SeasonIt has been a record-breaking fire season and its only September. Andrea Nakano tells us how firefighters are preparing for at least 2 more months of fire danger.
Trump California Visit Amid Raging Wildfires Puts State, Federal Forest Management In SpotlightPresident Trump dismissed climate science during his visit to wildfire-ravaged California. John Ramos asked an expert at UC if state and federal forest management is actually hindering of helping to fuel these fires
San Jose Looks At Spending $3 Million On Cleaning Illegal Dumpsites, BlightSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and three councilmembers will introduce a plan that will dedicate $1 million a month until the end of the year to clean illegal dumpsites and pick up trash from the streets. Len Ramirez reports. (9/14/20)
Smoky Bay Area Air Prompts Worries About Health, Athletic Practices CanceledWildfire smoke sent Bay Area air quality to unhealthy levels again on Monday, prompting concerns about long-term health effects and leading to the cancellation of athletic practices for students in Palo Alto. Devin Fehely reports. (9/14/20)
Point Reyes Protest Calls Out Park Service Over Tule Elk Water SupplyOn Sunday, protesters staged an unusual photo op to highlight the conflict between cattle ranchers and a herd of elk at Point Reyes National Seashore. John Ramos reports. (9-13-20)
Wine Country Grape Growers Fear Significant Damage From Wildfire SmokeSmoke and ash from the wildfires permeate every corner of the Bay Area. This is also home to one of the most renowned wine regions in the world and that’s presenting a tough choice for grape growers. John Ramos reports. (9-12-20)
How to Find The Best Air Quality Index (AQI) on the WebKPIX meteorologist Darren Peck said Airnow.gov is the gold standard when it comes to Air Quality Index readings during this time of smoke-filled skies. (9-12-20)
Cabin Fever Overcomes Smoky Air, Virus Fears for Intrepid East Bay DinersSome of the people braving outdoor dining Saturday in the East Bay said they thought conditions had improved a little. Wilson Walker reports. (9-12-20)
Lingering Smoke Pollution Leaves 49ers Season Opener Up in the AirAs smoke blankets the Bay Area, the 49ers plan to play football at Levi’s Stadium even as a player didn’t practice Friday because of the poor air quality. Andrea Nakano reports. (9-11-20)
Ash Fallout Threatens Car Paint FinishesCars all over the Bay Area are coated in wildfire ash. People are rushing to get theirs washed and, as Kenny Choi reports, you shouldn't wait. (9-11-20)

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