Danville

Fire danger warnings left for residents in Contra Costa County. (CBS)

Fire Official: Let Lawns Die But Water Trees During Drought

Warning letters have gone out to residents in Contra Costa County with a vegetation abatement deadline of May 31st as the fire season approaches, but firefighters say it’s the drought that will make their job even tougher this year.

05/04/2015

Brian Butts (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Danville Music Teacher To Stand Trial In Alleged Molestation Of Teen Girls In Daly City

A 29-year-old Danville music teacher was ordered to stand trial Thursday for allegedly molesting three teenage girls last year, prosecutors said Friday.

05/01/2015

Everest Damaschino (left) with his father, Anthony, on a trip to Nepal in 2014. (CBS)

Bay Area Teen Named After Mt. Everest Launches Effort To Help Nepal Quake Victims

Aid organizations are scrambling to help in the aftermath of last week’s earthquake in Nepal, but one Bay Area teenager named Everest has an idea to keep the help coming even long after the dust settles.

04/28/2015

Alexander Nejat, Katherine Stump (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Tri-Valley Pair Accused Of Robbing, Kidnapping Online Ad Responder; More Victims Believed

A couple from the Tri-Valley area have been arrested for allegedly robbing and kidnapping a man in Cupertino who responded to an online advertisement, and investigators believe there may be other victims.

04/23/2015

(CBS SF)

Provocative License Plate Spotted In Danville Could Make You Blush

After KPIX 5 first reported an obscene license plate that slipped through the DMV’s censors, a viewer found another one that’s blush-worthy.

11/26/2014

Washer & Dryer (credit: Friedmans)

Danville Inventor Develops ‘Permanent’ Stain Repellent

An East Bay inventor claims he has developed a permanent stain repellent.

10/22/2014

Diablo Vista Middle School (San Ramon Valley Unified School District)

Danville Middle School Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn Possession

A Danville middle school teacher pleaded not guilty in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday to charges of possessing more than 600 videos and images of child pornography.

09/02/2014

Diablo Vista Middle School (San Ramon Valley Unified School District)

Danville Middle School Teacher Charged With Child Porn Possession

Prosecutors have charged a Danville middle school teacher for allegedly possessing more than 600 child pornography videos and images, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.

08/28/2014

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Danville Middle School Teacher Arrested For Possession Of Child Pornography

A Danville middle school teacher was taken into custody for allegedly possessing child pornography.

08/22/2014

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Captain Sullenberger: ‘Big Question’ Is Why Plane Was Flying Over War Zone

During a phone interview with CBS News Thursday morning, Captain Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger was questioned why Malaysia Airlines flight 17 would be flying over Ukraine’s border with Russia despite ongoing political unrest in the area.

07/17/2014

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