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Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 10:16 AM PDT

Robin Williams' Estate Threatened By Nuns Fire: Report

Robin Williams' Estate Threatened By Nuns Fire: Report

As the Nuns fire continues to ravage Napa Valley, officials said on Wednesday evening that the blaze was in danger of burning the estate that once belonged to late actor Robin Williams.

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 01:24 PM PDT

NorCal Under Siege in State's Deadliest Week of Fires

NorCal Under Siege in State's Deadliest Week of Fires

People are trying to find lost loved ones, sift through the remains of lost homes and count, identify and mourn the dozens of dead — all while the unprecedented fires in California's wine country rage on with no...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 12:19 AM PDT

Smoke From Wildfires Drives South Bay Residents to the Coast

Smoke From Wildfires Drives South Bay Residents to the Coast

While thousands of people in the North Bay are suffering the loss of a home, family members or friends in the raging wildfires, another group of people in the South Bay are just trying to escape the hovering...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 12:06 AM PDT

Sen. Harris Concerned About Federal Response to Wildfires

Sen. Harris Concerned About Federal Response to Wildfires

There are serious concerns that federal disaster relief for the victims of the North Bay wildfires may be delayed compared with the responses to other natural disasters such as recent hurricanes. Sen. Kamala...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 01:55 AM PDT

Sharks Skate Past Sabres, Earn First Win of 2017 Season

Sharks Skate Past Sabres, Earn First Win of 2017 Season

The Sharks are in the win column. With a home victory over the Sabres in San Jose, the team can celebrate for the first time this season.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 08:48 PM PDT

Geyserville Residents on Edge as Wildfire Nears

Geyserville Residents on Edge as Wildfire Nears

Residents of historic Geyserville were on edge Thursday night. They've seen what has happened to their neighbors across the North Bay, and they’re bracing as they watch flames march toward them. Damian...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 01:52 AM PDT

CPUC Launches PG&E Probe in Wake of North Bay Firestorm

CPUC Launches PG&E Probe in Wake of North Bay Firestorm

The state’s Public Utilities Commission has launched a probe into PG&E’S vegetation management and maintenance practices in the wake of the deadly firestorm in the North Bay.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 01:18 AM PDT

Why Sonoma County Officials Decided Not to Send Mass Alert

Why Sonoma County Officials Decided Not to Send Mass Alert

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit asks why Sonoma County never activated a mass cellphone alert that could have warned hundreds of thousands of people throughout the community to evacuate their homes during...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 05:14 AM PDT

Big Rig Engine Bursts Into Flames in Caldecott Tunnel

Big Rig Engine Bursts Into Flames in Caldecott Tunnel

A dump truck’s engine caught fire while it was inside the Caldecott Tunnel early Friday.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 06:42 PM PDT

Wildfire Destroys Former Home of 'Peanuts' Creator Schulz

Wildfire Destroys Former Home of 'Peanuts' Creator Schulz

California's deadly wildfires have claimed the home of 'Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz, but his widow has escaped the flames. Schulz's son, Monte Schulz, says a fire on Monday torched the Santa Rosa homes of...

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