USGS: Risk Of Quakes Due To Disposal Of Wastewater From Oil, Gas Drilling Jumps Dramatically In CaliforniaFederal scientists say the chance of damaging earthquakes hitting east of the Rockies has increased significantly, much of it a man-made byproduct of drilling for energy.
Some Butte Fire Victims Frustrated Because They Are Still Unable To RebuidThe Butte Fire is the seventh most destructive fire in state history. Cleaning up after it has become an even bigger mess.
Car Fire In South Sacramento Spreads To HomeA car caught fire outside a South Sacramento duplex, forcing eight people out of their homes.
Woman Suspected Of DUI After Crashing SUV Into Lodi HomeA woman is facing DUI charges after slamming her vehicle into a home in Lodi.
Federal Help For Victims Of Napa QuakeIndividuals and homeowners who sustained damage in the South Napa Earthquake may now be eligible for certain kinds of federal assistance. Money is available to help eligible displaced individuals in Napa and Solano counties to repair essential living areas.
Sacramento Family Of 5 Escapes Fire Burning In GarageA family of five was sent scrambling from their South Sacramento home this morning because of a fire.
Boy Injured In Quake By Falling Chimney Recounts IncidentThirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him. His mother, who later called it the worst night of her life, couldn't get to him.
Napa Earthquake Aftershocks Reveal Additional Roadway DamageFollowing the 6.0-magnitude earthquake near Napa, CHP officers visually inspected roadways and bridges and found the following locations suffered some roadway damage.
Could California's Last Operating Nuclear Reactor Withstand A Powerful Earthquake?A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility's twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from any one of several nearby earthquake faults.
Strong 6.0 Earthquake Rocks Napa And Solano CountiesA preliminary magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning, centered in the Napa County town of American Canyon, but felt across Northern California.
UPDATED: Crews Make Gains On Sand And Yosemite FiresSome firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for more than 400 homes before it was brought under control were dispatched to other fires, while evacuation orders for about half of the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park were lifted.
Woman, 29, Arrested For Fire At Placer County Mobile Home ParkA 29-year-old woman has been arrested in connection to Friday’s destructive fire at a rural Roseville community.