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.
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.
Police activity at the Lafayette BART station caused major delays for trains Wednesday morning, an agency dispatcher said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two suspected package thieves were arrested Christmas Eve in Livermore.
Police are trying to find the family of a man found lost in Lafayette who appears to be suffering from dementia.
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.