| Aug 30, 2009
A large vegetation fire, fueled by wind and broken natural gas lines, destroyed 60 structures before firefighters gained control of the blaze Sunday evening.
The fire started just after 2:30pm Sunday afternoon and is burning north of Auburn in the area...
| Mar 11, 2009
A Bay Area officer of the scandal-clouded Service Employees International Union has collected double salaries, one as a city transit worker and the other from a charity that receives much of its funding from the labor organization and corporate interests,...
| Dec 31, 2009
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers will pay more for electricity in the New Year.
Rate hikes approved by the California Public Utilities Commission go into effect Jan. 1. The rate hike will vary depending on electricity use, with high-use customers...
| Jan 8, 2010
A gas leak prompted the evacuation of several homes and a hotel in Sacramento County Friday afternoon.
The leak happened near Channing Drive and Holiday Way in North Highlands after construction crews struck an underground gas pipe. Residents in the area...
| Jan 11, 2010
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Northern California's Humboldt County escaped with what appears to be just minor damage from a powerful weekend earthquake, and residents and officials say their quake readiness played a role.
"We're very, very fortunate that it's not worse, but there is...
| Jan 20, 2010
State Route 16 in Woodland is closed Wednesday morning.
A bus traveling from San Francisco to Cache Creek Casino missed a stop sign tuesday night before 11 p.m. and hit a power pole.
The 30 passengers and driver are all fine, no serious injuries....
| Jan 20, 2010
Rain and wind storms are causing problems for more than 20,000 SMUD customers currently in the dark.
More than 260 areas of Sacramento are affected by the outages. SMUD customers in the Arden, North Highlands, Rancho Cordova and East Sacramento areas...
| Feb 7, 2010
Sacramento fire investigators are on the scene of a house explosion in Oak Park.
The vacant home went up in flames shortly after 2:00 A.M. Sunday morning. Sacramento firefighters were on scene just minutes later and discovered there were no people inside...
| Feb 7, 2010
In the wake of the foreclosure crisis Sacramento fire fighters say they've been waiting for this moment for 2 years.
A home on the 4000 block of 17th Avenue went up in a ball of fire early Sunday morning; an explosion by all accounts. But this was the...
| Feb 17, 2010
Authorities say a Cessna 310 aircraft crashed into an East Palo Alto neighborhood Wednesday morning, exploding upon impact with a high-voltage transmission power pole and sending flaming debris into at least four homes.
The plane departed Palo Alto...
| Oct 24, 2010
More than 4,000 PG&E customers were without power for much of Sunday in the small foothill community of Cool and surrounding areas.
PG& E blames the outage, in part, on the weekend's torrential rain, but you won't hear anyone at Cool's local bar...