In an effort to keep reducing wildfire ignitions, Pacific Gas & Electric has upgraded sensors that can tell it more quickly if a power line has been compromised or might spark a fire. But some of that technology has set off some false alarms.
Oakland's relentless pace of violence continues to hold a tight grip over the city, which has logged more killings in 2021 than this time last year.
From Livermore to Napa Valley's high elevations, the National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for parts of the North and East Bay that went into effect Sunday night. PG&E also shut off power to a small swath of residents in Solano, Lake and Yolo counties.
An Oakland family that suffered injuries in a horrific crash involving a suspected drunk driver earlier this month received a visit from community leaders who came bearing gifts.
Thousands of PG&E customers lost power over the weekend because of a combination of dust and rain on power lines and equipment, the utility said.
The number of PG&E customers still affected by weather-related power outages in the Bay Area dropped to under 8,000 by Sunday evening.
Oakland police say one man died and several others were injured in a shooting early Sunday morning.
Police in Oakland are looking for a missing at-risk 23-year-old woman last seen Wednesday afternoon.
The City of Oakland confirms that personnel with Oakland Police Department have been disciplined for their use of a now-deleted Instagram account that contained racist and sexist material, officials say.
"We understand that COVID-19 is a very real health concern that we all have to take seriously," said event organizer Nick Caturano, "but many cast members have a legitimate basis for refusing vaccination."
PG&E customers could soon see a higher utility bill. This is due to the company's request for wildfire safety funding.
Police are investigating a shooting that left one woman dead. The suspect, a 15-year-old boy, is related to the victim, police say.
San Francisco is preparing to welcome back one of its largest conventions. Salesforce's Dreamforce is returning to the Moscone Center next Tuesday.
A 25-year-old San Jose resident has been arrested on suspicion of homicide. Police say Sherman Smith was the primary suspect in the brutal murder of a 72-year-old man who was tied up, repeatedly stabbed, then drowned in a bathtub.
A 25-year-old San Jose resident has been arrested on suspicion of homicide. Police say Sherman Smith is the primary suspect in the brutal murder of 72-year-old David Liebman. Police say the elderly man was tied up, repeatedly stabbed, then drowned in a bathtub. KTVU FOX 2's Jesse Gary reports.
The Thursday evening commute is off to a bad start for drivers going through the Caldecott Tunnel.
PG&E has programmed some power lines to de-energize for fire prevention, causing frustration in west Marin County.
Neighbors got a shock after 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon when a sudden burst of water from a broken pipe on Brunswick Street sent water flooding down the hill on Pope street, past parked cars and into some people's homes.
A man is dead after his vehicle went over the cliffside near the Tom Lantos Tunnels on Highway 1 on Wednesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
San Francisco police said a 12-year-old boy who went missing on Tuesday has been found.