Wind-Driven Wildfires Near Byron 85% ContainedA series of wind-driven fires burning in eastern Alameda and Contra Costa counties since Wednesday afternoon are 85 percent contained as of Thursday morning.
7 Wind-Whipped Fires In Altamont Area Burn 500 AcresAlameda County fire officials confirm crews are responding to seven growing grass fires in Byron near Mountain House Road and Grantline Road in the Altamont area near Byron.
Danville Woman Found Dead In Byron Last Week Died Of Gunshot WoundA 37-year-old Danville woman who was found dead last week near the unincorporated Contra Costa County community of Byron died of a gunshot wound, county sheriff's officials said Monday.
Body Of San Francisco Woman Found Dumped On Rural East Bay RoadAuthorities in Contra Costa County are investigating a homicide after a woman's body was found dumped on the side of a dirt road on Camino Diablo in Byron.
Contra Costa Sheriff Deputies Shoot, Kill Suspected Child Molester During Standoff In ByronA man facing child molestation charges was fatally shot by Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies Friday morning after a standoff that began late Thursday night.
Thousands Remain Without Gas In Discovery BayPG&E is working to restore gas Monday to thousands customers who lost service in the Discovery Bay area of unincorporated Contra Costa County on Sunday, according to the utility.
Man, Elderly Woman Killed, Several Injured In Crash On Byron Highway In Contra Costa CountyByron Highway has reopened after a fatal crash that left two dead Saturday morning near the Byron Airport in unincorporated Contra Costa County.
'Almighty Allah' Powerless To Prevent Arrest For Large Marijuana Stash During Byron Traffic StopA driver who was stopped by sheriff’s deputies in Byron for driving with expired registration tags was arrested after he was found to be carrying several large bags of marijuana, according to authorities.
Brentwood Police Hold School Meeting On Sexting, Bullying After Middle School Girl Forced Into Sex ActsOnline bullying, kids’ access to websites and “sexting” are all topics to be covered by Brentwood police Thursday night at a meeting to remind parents that their kids’ online activity has real-world consequences.
East Bay Middle-Schooler Accused Of Blackmailing Girl For Sex Acts After 'Sexting' PhotosPolice in Brentwood are investing a case of sexting after a boy allegedly forced a girl to perform sex acts after receiving sexually explicit photos of her on his cellphone.
East Bay Middle Schoolers' Campaign Against Social Media Bullying Takes Off StatewideA group of middle school students in Contra Costa County who have had enough of online bullying are on a mission to delete social media negativity with a campaign that is growing statewide.
Child Struck, Killed Outside Middle School In ByronA child was fatally struck in front of a middle school in unincorporated Byron in eastern Contra Costa County Monday morning, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.