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South Napa Earthquake: List of Damaged Structures Grows, Church Tower Razed

August 27, 2014 | 11:30 am

South Napa Earthquake: List of Damaged Structures Grows, Church Tower Razed

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As postquake structural assessments continue, Napa officials say 120 buildings have been red-tagged.

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California Drought Portrait: Our Shrinking Reservoirs

August 26, 2014 | 9:00 am

California Drought Portrait: Our Shrinking Reservoirs

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Logically, it’s not a surprise that lake levels are dropping. But it’s still a shock to see the reality.

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California Wildfire Roundup: Blaze Burns Close to Weaverville

August 25, 2014 | 2:45 pm

California Wildfire Roundup: Blaze Burns Close to Weaverville

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Homes briefly evacuated as fire sparked by highway accident spreads near Gold Rush-era town.

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South Napa Earthquake Photos

August 25, 2014 | 9:25 am

South Napa Earthquake Photos

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Images from around the Bay Area following the 6.0-magnitude earthquake.

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How to Prepare for the Bay Area’s Next Earthquake

August 24, 2014 | 12:01 pm

How to Prepare for the Bay Area’s Next Earthquake

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What you need for an earthquake kit and how to plan with your family for the next quake.

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Napa-North Bay Earthquake: Social Media Coverage

August 24, 2014 | 11:30 am

Napa-North Bay Earthquake: Social Media Coverage

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Online and social media coverage of 6.0 earthquake that struck the Bay Area at 3:20 a.m. Sunday.

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Feds to Release Water for Klamath and Trinity Salmon; Farm Districts Protest

August 22, 2014 | 6:20 pm

Feds to Release Water for Klamath and Trinity Salmon; Farm Districts Protest

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Decision made to protect migrating chinook. Valley water agencies decry ‘dumping’ of scarce supply.

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Chevron Again Wades Into Richmond Politics

August 22, 2014 | 6:00 am

Chevron Again Wades Into Richmond Politics

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The oil giant is backing Nat Bates for mayor. His chief rival has been a frequent critic of the company.

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California Wildfires: Oakhurst Threat Eases, North State Battle Continues

August 20, 2014 | 3:00 pm

California Wildfires: Oakhurst Threat Eases, North State Battle Continues

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Fast-moving fire near southern gateway to Yosemite threatens hundreds of homes and prompts evacuations.

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The Violent Past of a Space Rock That Fell to Earth in Novato

August 15, 2014 | 4:24 pm

The Violent Past of a Space Rock That Fell to Earth in Novato

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Researchers reveal the dramatic history of humble-looking pebbles that rained down on Marin County.

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