High temperatures led to an equipment failure and downed power line that sparked two small grass fires and an outage affecting some 2,400 PG&E customers near the Walnut Creek-Lafayette border on Sunday night
Acalanes High School in Lafayette is currently on lockdown because of threats posted to social media, officials said.
Alexander Shulgin, a respected chemist famed for dusting off a decades-old recipe for the psychedelic drug ecstasy, died at his Lafayette home on Monday according to his wife.
Officers were searching for a suspect who broke into a home in Lafayette Wednesday afternoon, police said.
A Lafayette man plans to attempt a record-breaking swim from Milwaukee to Chicago.
A 17-year-old Danville boy was killed in a solo car crash on state Highway 24 in Lafayette Thrusday morning, a fire captain said.
Dozens of cars were hit with flat tires during the early Friday morning commute along a stretch of Highway 24 in Lafayette, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A box labeled “radioactive” that was found outside a Lafayette car repair shop Tuesday morning caused a brief scare and road closures but was eventually determined to be harmless, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said.
At least one school in Lafayette has been locked down Thursday morning as police search for a bank robbery suspect, authorities said.
Communities throughout the Bay Area Monday honored those who have served in the military with Veterans Day parades, ceremonies and other tributes to their bravery.