Fast moving brush fire scorches thousands of acres, burns structures in Solano

VACAVILLE, Calif. (KGO) — High winds whipped the Branscombe Fire across 4,000 acres in a few hours. “It actually started over by the (Travis) Airbase. You’d think that Highway 12 would be a fire break, but that’s how strong those north winds are it just jumped the road and kept going and then there was …

Matias Almeyda set to be new San Jose Earthquakes manager – reports

The San Jose Earthquakes will announce former Chivas Guadalajara boss Matias Almeyda as their new manager on Monday. Quakes Epicenter were first to report the news, which was confirmed by ESPN. Almeyda took over Chivas in Sept. 2015 when the club was still in relegation trouble and immediately vowed to “awaken the giant.” The former …

Brush fires burn structures, prompt highway closures near Vacaville

VACAVILLE, Calif. — A fast-moving brush fire in Solano County has burned 1,000 acres near Suisun City, a dispatcher said. The four-alarm blaze, first reported near Highway 12 at 10:46 a.m., was not under control as of 1 p.m., according to a Solano County Sheriff’s Department dispatcher. No evacuations have been ordered but at least …

Woman crochets Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dolls – for a good cause

ASTORIA, Queens — Since June, Diana Basmajian has spent her free time crocheting Ruth Bader Ginsburg – the Supreme Court justice she so deeply admires. “For me she brings a voice to the voiceless,” says Basmajian. These little dolls are Basmajian’s way of doing the same. RELATED: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a big fan of …

Petition calls for Eye of Sauron to be displayed on SF's Salesforce Tower for

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — The people have spoken — and it looks like they want the watchful Eye of Sauron from “The Lord of the Rings” to look down upon San Francisco. A Change.org petition is currently underway to display the image on Halloween night. More than 2,500 people have signed so far. RELATED: Salesforce …

Fleet Week and Hardly Strictly take San Francisco by storm

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — More than 1.5 million people will descend on San Francisco this weekend for two major events that have become tradition. Friday along Marina Green, in San Francisco’s Marina District, Gina Ceragioli and her son Charlie Hansen were transfixed by the booming sounds of the Blue Angels. RELATED: Blue Angels soar over …

WATCH LIVE: Blue Angels soaring over San Francisco for Fleet Week

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — One million people are expected to watch the famed Blue Angels show off their impressive aerial maneuvers over the city this weekend. Geno Garciano from Simi Valley arrived Thursday night, with cameras and binoculars, to grab a spot San Francisco’s waterfront to watch the Blue Angels perform. SCHEDULE: SF Fleet Week …

Big rig carrying 27 tons of concrete sand overturns on SB I-680; 3 lanes

PLEASANTON, Calif. (KGO) — An accident involving an overturned big rig carrying 27 tons of concrete sand is blocking three southbound lanes of I-680 near Bernal Avenue in Pleasanton. The CHP says a newer white Honda Civic sideswiped the big rig before 5 a.m., causing the driver to swerve and hit a black Accord. The …