Alameda County agrees with the incarcerated: Santa Rita Jail needs overhaul

Alameda County counsel's comments came at the end of the hearing, which included dozens of incarcerated people telling the judge that conditions in the jail are terrible, from the nearly inedible food to deputies assaulting them and turning off their body cameras during some of these events.

Colorado Fire near Big Sur now 70% contained

A 700-acre fire that has been burning near Big Sur in Monterey County for nearly a week is now 70 percent contained, according to a spokesperson for Cal Fire Thursday evening. 

Containment of wildfire burning in Big Sur at 60%

Containment of the Colorado Fire burning in Big Sur edged up to 60 percent on Wednesday evening and fire officials said Thursday's weather conditions are expected to be favorable for fighting the blaze.

PG&E’s criminal probation to end amid ongoing safety worries

The probation, set to expire at midnight Tuesday, was supposed to rehabilitate PG&E after its 2016 conviction for six felony crimes from a 2010 explosion triggered by its natural gas lines that blew up a San Bruno neighborhood and killed eight people.