An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 struck near Clayton Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Hundreds of unsold books have been tossed in a recycling dumpster after they were donated to the Clayton library, prompting some clashing opinions on what should be done with the books.
A Clayton native who died Monday after being struck by a train has been identified, California State University at Chico officials said Thursday.
A grass fire that sparked Saturday afternoon in a mountainous rural area just east of the Marsh Creek Detention Center in Clayton is under control
The source of a mysterious rumbling in the Concord-Clayton area that had been keeping residents awake at night has been confirmed.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but CHP officials said it appears the blaze started when a car drove into a power pole, knocking power lines down and sparking the fire.
A vegetation fire that started Friday night rural area of Contra Costa County was 80 percent contained and the area of the fire had been reduced from 120 acres to 80 acres Saturday morning.
A vegetation fire has scorched at least 100 acres and is threatening some buildings near Clayton at the base of Mount Diablo Friday night.
A routine traffic stop in Clayton late Wednesday night led to a man’s arrest for alleged possession of a pipe bomb, police said Thursday.
Contra Costa County prosecutors said Wednesday that they will not file charges against the person who sparked a fire that burned more than 3,100 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park in September.