Thomas Appleton writes about how Alta Bates staff treated dozens of burned patients while watching the fire approach the hospital.
To mark the fire’s 30th anniversary, we produced a 30-minute podcast looking back at the historic blaze that forever changed how the East Bay looks at wildfires.
When Gary and I moved from Ithaca, New York, back to the Bay Area in 1990 and looked for a house, the threat of fire never crossed my mind.
Some Berkeley residents are among the thousands across the state receiving non-renewal letters from insurers burdened by wildfires claims.
Victims of the devastating East Bay fire share unhappy memories as well as advice for those affected by the North Bay fires.
The book, “There Was A Fire Here,” about the tragedy and how Nye and her family coped with their losses, has been described as a “searing memoir.”
On the day we remember a catastrophic fire that affected many people’s lives locally, it may also pay to recall another fire which happened 68 years before.
The winds stopped before pushing the fire into our canyon — and that was all it took to separate us from the others.