Oakland hills

19 Oct 2021

Looking Back at What Went Wrong 30 Years After the Tragic Tunnel Fire

Thirty years ago today was pretty unremarkable in the East Bay. It was a breezy Saturday, hot by Oakland’s standards at about 83 degrees. By all accounts, it was a beautiful day to be out. We didn’t know then that there was a monster lying in wait.  There had been

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27 Oct 2020

Two-alarm structure and vegetation fire burning in Oakland hills

A fire is burning in the Oakland hills. According to fire officials, the two-alarm blaze currently involves two structures and some surrounding vegetation. The Oakland Fire Department reported at 10:41 that the fire is “largely confined” to the structures. Police said just after 10:30 a.m. that officers are assisting with

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