Lafayette

Aerial view of brush fire near Highway 24 in Lafayette July 28, 2015. (CBS SF)

Grass Fire Briefly Threatens Home Near Highway 24 In Lafayette

An 8-acre brush fire briefly threatened a home in Lafayette early Wednesday morning, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire marshal.

07/29/2015

Passengers wait to board buses at the Concord BART station after a downed power line shut down service on an East Bay line. (Bay City News)

BART Service Restored On Pittsburg/Bay Point Line In East Bay After Fire Near Tracks

PG&E was working to restore power to customers in Walnut Creek Thursday evening after downed lines caused an outage that shut down BART service for around two hours and affected as many as 3,000 customers.

06/25/2015

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Police Activity – Not Earthquakes – Blamed For East Bay BART Trains Delays

Police activity at the Lafayette BART station caused major delays for trains Wednesday morning, an agency dispatcher said.

05/06/2015

A sign advertising an apartment for rent in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lafayette City Leaders Considering Rent-Increase Moratorium In Possible First Step Toward Rent Control

Rents are soaring in Lafayette, and complaints from residents are prompting city leaders to consider a moratorium on increases.

04/29/2015

A platform at MacArthur BART station is crowded with passengers bound for San Francisco, January 14, 2015. (CBS SF)

BART Riders Exposed To Measles From Infected LinkedIn Employee During Morning, Evening Commutes

Bay Area Rapid Transit riders may have been exposed to measles last week from a passenger traveling between the East Bay and San Francisco, according to public health officials.

02/11/2015

According to the CHP, a baby was born along Highway 24 near the Interstate 680 interchange on the evening of January 15, 2015. (Bay City News Service)

Second Baby In 2 Days Born On Shoulder Of Highway 24 In Lafayette

A baby born on the side of state Highway 24 in Lafayette Thursday evening was the second such high-speed freeway delivery in the area in less than 48 hours, according to the California Highway Patrol.

01/15/2015

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Baby Born Inside Car On Shoulder Of Highway 24 In Lafayette ‘Doing Great’

A baby boy born inside a car on the shoulder of state Highway 24 in Lafayette Wednesday is healthy and “doing great,” according to the California Highway Patrol.

01/14/2015

(CBS)

Suspected Package Thieves Arrested On Christmas Eve With Goods From 5 Bay Area Cities

Two suspected package thieves were arrested Christmas Eve in Livermore.

12/25/2014

(Lafayette Police)

Man Possibly Suffering Dementia Found In Lafayette; Doesn’t Know Name

Police are trying to find the family of a man found lost in Lafayette who appears to be suffering from dementia.

11/12/2014

The planned parenthood logo (CBS)

Coalition Of Parents Shocked To Discover Planned Parenthood Teaching Sex Ed At East Bay Schools

A coalition of high school parents in the East Bay said they were shocked and upset to find out Planned Parenthood was teaching sex education classes to their children.

11/05/2014

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