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News Pix: Bayview Fire, Dalai Lama Visits, and Wastewater For Cows?

February 28, 2014 | 12:56 pm

News Pix: Bayview Fire, Dalai Lama Visits, and Wastewater For Cows?

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The news in photos from around the Bay.

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San Francisco Firefighters Control Three-Alarm Bayview Blaze

February 24, 2014 | 1:20 pm

San Francisco Firefighters Control Three-Alarm Bayview Blaze

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Blaze in industrial district produces smoke plume visible through much of Bay Area.

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California Drought Update: Firefighters Get Upper Hand in North State Blazes

January 9, 2014 | 1:45 pm

California Drought Update: Firefighters Get Upper Hand in North State Blazes

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Rare winter wildfires flare up in N. California. Drought conditions prompt action in Sacramento area.

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In San Francisco, Chinese Consulate Says Arsonist Caused Blaze

January 2, 2014 | 2:36 pm

In San Francisco, Chinese Consulate Says Arsonist Caused Blaze

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The FBI says the fire was not an act of terrorism but a criminal matter.

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Fire Update: Homecoming for Big Sur Evacuees

December 24, 2013 | 11:00 am

Fire Update: Homecoming for Big Sur Evacuees

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Residents are returning to their homes as crews continue “mopping up” the wildfire that destroyed at least 34 homes.

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Firefighters Continue Battle Against Big Sur Blaze

December 17, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Firefighters Continue Battle Against Big Sur Blaze

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About 15 homes have been destroyed as unusual late-season blaze slowly spreads in rugged countryside.

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Federal Report on Chevron Fire Recommends Overhaul of Safety Regulations

December 16, 2013 | 5:35 pm

Federal Report on Chevron Fire Recommends Overhaul of Safety Regulations

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The US Chemical Safety Board released its report on the 2012 Chevron fire today, calling for massive overhaul and reform.

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Rim Fire Aftermath: A Stark Look at a Seared Landscape

October 23, 2013 | 6:00 am

Rim Fire Aftermath: A Stark Look at a Seared Landscape

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Some lessons of this summer’s blaze will take years to be revealed. But the immediate impact is dramatic.

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Solano County Fire Spreads Smoke, Prompts Health Alert for Bay Area

October 4, 2013 | 4:22 pm

Solano County Fire Spreads Smoke, Prompts Health Alert for Bay Area

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Air-quality officials issue a smoke advisory as 1,000-acre blaze burns near Fairfield.

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News Pix: Government Shutdown Kills Bay Area Fun; California Health Exchange Kicks Off

October 4, 2013 | 2:50 pm

News Pix: Government Shutdown Kills Bay Area Fun; California Health Exchange Kicks Off

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Tourists are shut out of popular attractions. Meantime, the state begins signing up Obamacare customers.

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