Contra Costa County
A school in El Cerrito went into lockdown status Friday afternoon after a school resource officer discovered a man with a gunshot wound outside the school, police said.
A speeding driver led California Highway Patrol officers from Solano County through three more Bay Area counties before crashing on the edge of Los Altos Hills this afternoon, according to the CHP.
A Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero for responding to a weekend bus fire on the side of the freeway in Walnut Creek that was far more dangerous than previously believed.
A residential structure fire in Pinole injured a firefighter, killed a dog and displaced two residents Sunday night, according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire officials.
More Than 650 Photos of Nude, Semi-Nude Teens At Center Of East Bay High School Social Media Scandal
Another Bay Area high school has been rocked with a social media scandal. The latest involves several hundred sexually-explicit photos of teenagers in the Lamorinda area of Contra Costa.
Police in the East Bay say a man suspected of stalking his ex-girlfriend was arrested at a motel that had to be evacuated after officers found an apparent grenade in his room.
Mosquitoes are making their presence felt in the Bay Area almost a month ahead of schedule. The mixed weather has some experts warning it could signal an early start to West Nile virus season.
A plan to establish ferry service between Richmond and San Francisco was approved by Contra Costa County water officials.
The search was launched after a Contra Costa County teacher reported her students had seen a plane spiraling out of control into the water.
An evacuation was ordered at 9:51 a.m. in a Hercules neighborhood between North and South Front streets. The gas leak is in the area of San Pablo and Sycamore avenues, county officials said.