The National Weather Service forecasts temperatures over 100 degrees in Concord, Livermore, and other parts of the East Bay later in the week.
Authorities say a brush fire has prompted mandatory evacuation orders for residents of the eastern Riverside County community of Pinyon Crest. U.S. Forest Service firefighters said the fire broke out Sunday morning and charred 150 acres, prompting the evacuation of the neighborhood. Rob Roseen, a spokesman for CAL Fire/Riverside County Fire Department, said it was not immediately clear how many homes were affected. Fire officials said the blaze prompted the closure of Highway 74 between Highway 371 and Palowet Drive in Palm Desert.
Creeks and springs at Point Reyes National Seashore haven't completely dried up but they're looking parched enough that park staff set up three large troughs last week to ensure tule elk herds get enough water to make it through the drought.
A grass fire damaged several fences and a shed in Santa Rosa shortly before noon on Sunday. Fire officials say a mower accidentally sparked the blaze.
The fire was caused by the use of a riding mower and burned 4.5 acres. Several fences and one shed were damaged. (Video: Twitter.com/SantaRosaFire.
KTVU's Kyla Grogan has your Bay Area forecast, and says temperatures in inland Bay Area cities will reach the triple digits on Wednesday, Thursday and possibly Friday.
An unidentified teenaged girl died Saturday after being struck by lightning, according to police in Tybee Island, Georgia.
People living in Healdsburg must turn off their sprinklers and drip irrigation systems because the city has declared a drought emergency, city officials said Friday.
Steve Paulson says today will see lots of clouds. Temps only in the 60s and 70s
Water levels are approaching record lows at the Nicasio Reservoir in Marin County for this time of year with conditions only worsening.
Under a new Contra Costa County ordinance, owners can be held responsible for anyone using illegal fireworks on their property. Firefighters also demonstrated the dangers that fireworks present.
State and local policies emphasize retrofitting existing homes, ensuring homes have defensible space and communities have evacuation plans. This encourages wildfire victims to rebuild in fire-prone areas, found a UC Berkeley study.
Instead of using a paper map to devise a plan and coordinate evacuations, fire agencies can now use a simple computerized interface.
Seven activists are walking almost 300 miles for climate change. They admit their legs are sore, they've experienced 100-degree temperatures and their share of blisters.
Steve Paulson says today will be sunny and breezy with temps in the 60s and 70s.
NASA says the "ring of fire" solar eclipse happens because the moon is too far away from Earth and cannot completely block out the sun’s view, leaving what appears to be a fiery ring around the moon.
Here's the latest forecast from the KTVU weather team.
Santa Clara County's largest water provider has declared a water emergency and is implementing mandatory use reductions. The announcement came in a unanimous vote by Valley Water late this afternoon.
Crews are working to contain a vegetation fire in Morgan Hill that's burned 10 acres and is threatening one structure.
Steve Paulson says today will be the coolest day of the week. Temps only in the 50s or 60s