In that pre-smart phone era, news traveled slowly. Then we heard the Bay Bridge had collapsed.
Some lessons of this summer’s blaze will take years to be revealed. But the immediate impact is dramatic.
The Rim Fire forces scientists and land managers to question how they handle Sierra forests.
All residents evacuated due to the blaze on Mount Diablo have now returned to their homes.
Cal Fire says the blaze is 70 percent contained. Cooler weather is helping tame the fire.
Blaze prompts residents to flee homes in a sparsely populated area east of Mount Diablo.
Bay Bridge east span opens, San Francisco’s Lusty Lady closes and state inmate hunger strike ends.
If you’re crossing the bridge when The Big One — or any earthquake — strikes, know what to do.
The best photos from the week’s news events and happenings.