On July 7, 2017, a fire tore through the Alta-Waverly building, a seven-story, mixed-use building under construction in downtown Oakland. The heat from the fire was so intense, it was picked up on local weather radar and there was significant concern that an industrial crane, which was being used during the construction, might collapse onto […]
How does California prosecute charges of arson?
How does California prosecute arson charges?
What are the penalties for reckless arson in California?
Concord resident, Julie Tenpenny (48) was arrested this month on suspicion of starting a grass fire in Martinez. It seems that Tenpenny used a lighter to set small fires near Alhambra Hills Drive. Law enforcement officials say that they received phoned-in tips about the woman starting as early as 5pm on Sunday evening. When they […]