The annual tarantula mating ritual began early on the East Bay’s Mount Diablo, sending giant, hairy spiders skittering across roads and meadows, in search of a willing partner.
A vegetation fire that started Friday night rural area of Contra Costa County was 80 percent contained and the area of the fire had been reduced from 120 acres to 80 acres Saturday morning.
A vegetation fire has scorched at least 100 acres and is threatening some buildings near Clayton at the base of Mount Diablo Friday night.
Diablo Valley offers a wealth of exceptional activities and events throughout the year and is just a stone’s throw from San Francisco.
Mount Diablo sits within Mount Diablo State Park, an ecological gem of the San Francisco Bay region.
Rohan Dennis of Australia surged within the final 300 yards to claim the hot and mountainous third stage and reduced Bradley Wiggins’ race lead Tuesday in the Tour of California.
The Amgen Tour of California bike race comes to San Jose Tuesday morning for what is expected to be the most difficult leg of the race on one of the hottest days so far.
A group of self-described “nerds” is keeping close watch on Mount Diablo as it recovers from last summer’s massive wildfire.
California’s drought has severely stressed the water system on Mount Diablo State Park. In response, officials have shut down faucets and replaced flush toilets with portable ones.
Full route details of the May Amgen Tour of California are announced, including the staggering stats on what will be the toughest stage in race history, set right in the San Jose and East Bay areas.