A teacher’s aide at Springhill Elementary School in Lafayette is facing criminal charges for allegedly sexually assaulting another woman in Walnut Creek last year, authorities said Wednesday.
A person has died in a multi-car accident that is blocking three lanes this morning on eastbound state Highway 24 in Lafayette, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
The recent construction of a wheelchair ramp at a Bay Area Rapid Transit station cost $2 million, but some parts of the station remain inaccessible.
Longtime peace activist Louise Clark, who owned the property on which the “Crosses of Lafayette” war memorial was built, passed away Sunday at age 86.
The last white cross has been hammered into the hillside memorial in Lafayette this week, memorial organizers said.
More than a dozen fire hydrants were opened in five Contra Costa County cities over roughly a two-hour period, and investigators are looking for the culprits, fire officials said Saturday.
Last year’s San Bruno pipeline explosion created plenty of worry over leaking gas lines. For one Lafayette homeowner, those concerns became reality.
Water service was restored to customers in Lafayette Thursday morning after a water main broke Wednesday night, East Bay Municipal Utility District spokesman Charles Hardy said.
Scott Dyleski, who was convicted of murdering the wife of East Bay defense attorney Daniel Horowitz, has asked the Contra Costa County Superior Court to reopen his case.
The defeat of several parcel tax measures has forced educators in Pleasanton, Rodeo and Union City to weigh how many more programs can be reduced or eliminated, and just how big class sizes will become.