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Scientists, Land Managers Look for Lessons in Rim Fire

September 30, 2013 | 1:40 pm

Scientists, Land Managers Look for Lessons in Rim Fire

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The Rim Fire forces scientists and land managers to question how they handle Sierra forests.

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Scientists Begin Assessing Impact of Rim Fire

September 19, 2013 | 8:00 pm

Scientists Begin Assessing Impact of Rim Fire

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Erosion a big concern after the third largest wildfire in California history.

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Mount Diablo State Park Reopens After Fire

September 16, 2013 | 2:10 pm

Mount Diablo State Park Reopens After Fire

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Park reopens just a week after a brush fire raced through its drought-parched landscape.

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News Pix: America’s Cup, Morgan Fire, Whales in Monterey Bay (More)

September 13, 2013 | 1:46 pm

News Pix: America’s Cup, Morgan Fire, Whales in Monterey Bay (More)

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A collection of stunning news photos from around the Bay Area this week.

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Morgan Fire to be Contained Friday; Crews Demobilizing

September 12, 2013 | 12:12 pm

Morgan Fire to be Contained Friday; Crews Demobilizing

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All residents evacuated due to the blaze on Mount Diablo have now returned to their homes.

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Morgan Fire Update: Acreage Shrinks, Containment Grows

September 11, 2013 | 10:00 am

Morgan Fire Update: Acreage Shrinks, Containment Grows

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Cal Fire says the blaze is 70 percent contained. Cooler weather is helping tame the fire.

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PG&E To Pay $565 Million in San Bruno Pipeline Blast Settlements

September 10, 2013 | 12:45 pm

PG&E To Pay $565 Million in San Bruno Pipeline Blast Settlements

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Utility says money will come from shareholders, not ratepayers, in settlements with 347 victims of blast.

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Mount Diablo Blaze Grows Rapidly, Forces Evacuations

September 9, 2013 | 4:55 pm

Mount Diablo Blaze Grows Rapidly, Forces Evacuations

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Blaze prompts residents to flee homes in a sparsely populated area east of Mount Diablo.

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Rim Fire Cause: Hunter’s Illegal Fire

September 5, 2013 | 9:55 am

Rim Fire Cause: Hunter’s Illegal Fire

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Investigators have determined the cause of the devastating blaze that has burned 370 square miles in and around Yosemite.

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Envisioning the Size of the Rim Fire on a Map of the South Bay

September 4, 2013 | 2:41 pm

Envisioning the Size of the Rim Fire on a Map of the South Bay

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The National Weather Service illustrates how large an area 370 square miles is to coastal residents.

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