Tag Archives: wildfires

Richmond businesses rally to support communities affected by the North Bay fires

Local businesses and organizations are stepping up to help those affected by the North Bay fires by collecting donations of food, water, and other supplies.
The High Street bridge in East Oakland, as seen from a balcony in the Fruitvale neighborhood on Tuesday. Heavy smoke from the Sonoma and Santa Clara fires filled the Bay Area, diminishing air quality and restricting views (Photo by Brian Krans)

Wine country wildfires create hazardous air conditions for Bay Area residents

Wildfires in wine country have created hazardous air conditions for the entire Bay Area, affecting most heavily children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory conditions.

Fire season approaches for Richmond

Fire season started two weeks ago for Richmond. The city has undeveloped areas and urban interface areas that are at a very high risk for wildfires, so residents must take measures to protect their property.