Wildfires

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 01: Traffic backs up on westbound highway 24 next to a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station July 1, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Residents Advised To Stay Indoors Due To Poor Air Quality

With the recent wildfires both in the North and East Bay, health officials have advised residents of western and central Contra Costa County to limit their outdoor activity or stay indoors due to the smoky and poor air conditions.
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In this Oct. 14, 2017 file photo, a firefighter holds a water hose while fighting a wildfire in Santa Rosa, Calif. Investigators say the deadly 2017 wildfire that killed 22 people in California's wine country was caused by a private electrical system, not

Homeowner Equipment Caused California Wine Country Fire

In a long-awaited report, state investigators said Thursday that a 2017 wildfire that killed 22 people in Northern California wine country was caused by a private electrical system, not equipment belonging to embattled PG&E...
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WEST HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 7: Executive Producer Ron Howard attends a screening and reception for National Geographic's "Mars" Season 2 at E.P. & L.P. on November 7, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/National Geographic/PictureG

Filmmaker Ron Howard Developing Film On The Northern California Camp Fire

Howard was filming some damage footage in Butte County filming for an upcoming documentary on the Camp Fires...
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San Francisco city skyline are obscured due to smoke and haze from wildfires.

California Wildfire Emissions Equal A Year Of Power Pollution

Wildfires in California in 2018 released the rough equivalent of about 68 million tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide — about the same amount of carbon emissions as are produced in a year to provide electricity to the state, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Friday.
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Aaron Rodgers arrives at the Nickelodeon's Kids’ Choice Sports 2018 held at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA on Thursday, July 19, 2018. (Photo By Sthanlee B. Mirador/Sipa USA)

Chico-Native Aaron Rodgers Raises Money For Camp Fire Survivors

Retweeting NFL star Aaron Rodgers will help Camp Fire survivors...
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14 October 2015 - Los Angeles, California - Tyler Florence. "No Kid Hungry" Culinary Benefit held at the Four Seasons Hotel. Photo Credit: Byron Purvis/AdMedia/Sipa USA

Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence Makes Documentary About Wine Country Fires

Celebrity chef and Bay Area resident Tyler Florence has directed a new documentary on the Wine Country fires that aims to be a message of hope and inspiration for those who have lost everything...
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Bus riders and pedestrians brave the storm with rain pouring down in the Financial District of San Francisco on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. (Photo by Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Much-Needed Rain To Cover Bay Area On Thanksgiving

The National Weather Service says they are extremely confident a much-needed storm front will make it's way to the Bay Area late Tuesday to early Wednesday...
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Bay Area Kelly-Moore Paint Stores Have Free N95 Masks

Bay Area Kelly-Moore Paint Stores are providing free masks with a limit of 5 masks per family.
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The Golden Gate Bridge is obscured by smoke and haze from wildfires Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in this view from Fort Baker near Sausalito, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Cal-Stanford Big Game Postponed Because of Wildfire Smoke

The annual Big Game between Stanford and California that had been scheduled for Saturday was postponed two weeks...
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PARADISE, CA - NOVEMBER 11: A dog named Rockey stands on the fence in front of the home of Jimmy Clements that survived the Camp Fire on November 11, 2018 in Paradise, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity the Camp Fire ripped through the town

'Maddie's Forum' Aims To Help Reunite Pets of The Camp Fire in Butte County With Their Humans

KCBS Radio's Rebecca Corral spoke with the chief information officer for Maddie's Fund...
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