WB I-580 Reopens As Firefighters Get Upper Hand On 3 Brush Fires Near LivermoreAll lanes of westbound I-580 near Grant Line Road were blocked as firefighters battle three brush fires.
Hazardous Materials Spilled In Creek At Altamont PassThe CHP received a report shortly after 10 a.m. about barrels of materials that were dumped in a creek along Altamont Pass near Carroll Road.
Big Rig Fire On I-580 In Altamont Pass Causes Major BackupA big rig fire has caused a major backup on I-580 in the Altamont Pass.
Mudslide Closes Patterson Pass, Tesla Roads Near LivermoreTwo roads east of Livermore have been closed because of mudslides in the area Monday, according to the Alameda County Public Works Agency.
AT&T Offers $250,000 Reward In Search For Fiber Optic Cable VandalsAT&T is offering a $250,000 reward for the capture and conviction of vandals who have been cutting buried fiber optic lines in the Bay Area, disrupting phone, television and Internet service for numerous residents.
Altamont Pass Big Rig Fire Jams Traffic On 580 Through LivermoreA big rig caught fire in the Altamont Pass Tuesday morning causing heavy traffic delays through Livermore.
Wind Farms Spacing Out Turbines To Better Accommodate Birds; Reduce Death RatesThe wind farm on Altamont Pass is one of the deadliest locations in the Bay Area for eagles, hawks and other birds to fly, but is slowly becoming a safer place because companies are restructuring.
Cal Fire Battles 200+ Acre Vegetation Fire In Altamont Pass AreaCal Fire is battling a 242-acre vegetation fire in Alameda County Thursday afternoon, Cal Fire officials said.
Grass Fire Along I-589 Near Altamont Pass Causes Traffic Delays In Both DirectionsFire crews have contained a roughly 75-acre grass fire in the center divide of Interstate Highway 580 in Alameda County Sunday afternoon, a Cal Fire official said.
Permits Extended For Older Altamont Pass Wind Turbines; Environmentalists Say Over 1,500 Birds Could DieAlameda County Supervisors approved an extension for permits for older model wind turbines on the Altamont Pass that environmentalists say could cause more bird deaths.
New Design May Reduce Bird Deaths In Wind Turbines On Altamont PassEach year, thousands of birds die each year because they fly into wind turbines on the Altamont Pass east of Livermore. New technology could help reduce the number of bird deaths.
Car Fire Sparks Fast Moving Grass Fire Near Altamont PassTraffic is snarled on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in the Altamont Pass area because of a grass fire that was sparked by a car crash.