‘These mountains could turn into jelly.’ Above Santa Cruz, residents fear devastating mudslides

Still cleaning up from fires that swept through the Santa Cruz Mountains this year, residents are now prepping for the next disaster — mud slides.

Scarred by fire, California’s first state park remains closed. Can Big Basin recover?

Two months after fires burned through Big Basin Redwoods State Park, some scientists are wondering whether the park will ever truly come back.

San Francisco, facing a coronavirus uptick, shuts down indoor dining again

San Francisco is halting indoor dining again, reducing capacity at gyms and theaters, but is allowing many schools to remain open -- for now.

A joyous celebration springs up at the Berkeley house where Kamala Harris grew up

On a block along Berkeley's Bancroft Way, in front of the small, yellow house where the vice president-elect grew up, there was a small but festive gathering.

Santa Cruz-area stragglers who defied fire evacuations are stuck, forced to improvise

Boulder Creek and Bonny Doon, Calif., residents who stayed are reluctant to seek necessities outside their areas for fear of being unable to go home.

Abandoned by authorities, these fire-threatened towns set up their own FEMA-like response

They couldn't get help from the state. Or the feds. So volunteer firefighters in two Santa Cruz mountain towns tapped an elite network of emergency responders.

The fight to save one Northern California town from a fiery monster

The fire, dubbed the CZU Lightning Complex fire, had burned 63,000 acres, destroyed 97 structures and forced the evacuation of about 77,000 people in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties.

She ripped Trump for her dad’s COVID-19 death. She hopes her fame will drive change

Kristin Urquiza delivered a powerful indictment of Trump's handling of the coronavirus crisis, blaming the president for her father's death.