Serial Bank Robber Hits Banks In Lafayette, Rio Vista On Same DayA serial Bay Area bank robber hit a Rio Vista bank Monday, about an hour after also robbing a bank in Lafayette, a police sergeant said Tuesday morning.
'Shelter In Place' Lifted At East Bay Private School, Search For Suspects ContinuesA private school in Lafayette was ordered to shelter-in-place Tuesday afternoon as police scoured the area for a pair of men suspected in an auto burglary.
East Bay Teacher Arrested On Child Porn ChargesAuthorities announced Monday that a 60-year-old Lafayette resident who recently worked as a substitute teacher at a pair of central Contra Costa County private schools has been arrested for the possession and distribution of child pornography.
EBMUD Works To Restore Service After 66-Year-Old Water Main Breaks In LafayetteEBMUD crews worked to dig up a 15-foot segment of a 66-year-old cast iron pipe in Lafayette after it ruptured Friday afternoon, leaving dozens of customers without water.
Broken Water Main In Lafayette Floods Residential StreetsThirty-five homes in Lafayette were left without water after a 16-inch water main broke Friday afternoon.
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.