In that pre-smart phone era, news traveled slowly. Then we heard the Bay Bridge had collapsed.
The Pfeiffer Fire is only 20 percent contained but lower temperatures and the chance of rain raise hope.
Tap water would save city money, help the environment — and it tastes just as good, if not better.
About 15 homes have been destroyed as unusual late-season blaze slowly spreads in rugged countryside.
The week’s news in photos from around the Bay Area.
For third time this year, truckers group protests working conditions and new air-quality regulations.
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles can charge in minutes and travel for hundreds of miles.
The federal government is proposing to delist the animal; activists are staunchly opposed.
EPA suspends cleanup efforts at once-toxic hot spot off Southern California coast.