Africanized 'Killer Bees' Discovered In East Bay For First TimeA colony of Africanized honeybees, also known as 'killer bees' has been found in the East Bay for the first time.
Heat Sends Several Visitors To Lafayette Art, Wine & Music Festival To HospitalAt least six visitors to the Lafayette Art, Wine & Music Festival were taken to a hospital Saturday afternoon suffering from heat stroke or heat exhaustion.
Lafayette Man Ascends Yosemite’s El Capitan For 100th TimeA Lafayette man completed his 100th climb of the Nose Route of Yosemite National Park’s iconic rock formation El Capitan on Saturday afternoon, according to the National Park Service.
Lafayette High School Teacher Arrested On Suspicion Of Possessing Child PornA beloved Lafayette high school teacher was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of possessing child pornography at his Walnut Creek home, police said.
Grass Fire Briefly Threatens Home Near Highway 24 In LafayetteAn 8-acre brush fire briefly threatened a home in Lafayette early Wednesday morning, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire marshal.
BART Service Restored On Pittsburg/Bay Point Line In East Bay After Fire Near TracksPG&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 - Not Earthquakes - Blamed For East Bay BART Trains DelaysPolice 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 ControlRents are soaring in Lafayette, and complaints from residents are prompting city leaders to consider a moratorium on increases.
BART Riders Exposed To Measles From Infected LinkedIn Employee During Morning, Evening CommutesBay 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.
Second Baby In 2 Days Born On Shoulder Of Highway 24 In LafayetteA 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.
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.
Suspected Package Thieves Arrested On Christmas Eve With Goods From 5 Bay Area CitiesTwo suspected package thieves were arrested Christmas Eve in Livermore.