Mount Diablo

Hiya, a peregrine falcon (pictured), and her offspring were shot by pellets in seperate shootings in Oakland. A $1,000 reward has been offered to catch the shooter. (CBS)

Peregrine Falcon Nesting Season Prompts Partial Closure Of Mt. Diablo State Park

A portion of Mt. Diablo State Park in Contra Costa County will be closed to the public for five months to allow for the nesting season of a protected species, according to the East Bay Regional Park District. The closure started Sunday.

02/02/2015

Looking west (down Mt. Hamilton Road) from Lick Observatory at 7:00 a.m. Friday, Feb 18. Mt. Hamilton has received 12 inches of snow, thus far, from this storm. (John Wareham, Deputy Director Lick Observatory)

Bay Area Could Wake Up To Mountaintop Snow Tuesday

There will be light scattered precipitation over the far East Bay and Southeast Monday night.

12/29/2014

(Ken Bastida)

Exotic “Super Cat” Discovered In San Francisco TV Anchor’s Backyard

An exotic hybrid cat possibly valued at several thousand dollars was discovered roaming an East Bay backyard by KPIX 5 television anchor Ken Bastida.

09/26/2014

(Credit: www.sfbats.org)

Tarantula Movement Begins Early On Mount Diablo, Giant Spiders Crawling Across East Bay

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.

08/08/2014

Clayton Vegetation Fire

Evacuation Order Lifted After Fire Burns Area Near Clayton In Contra Costa County

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.

07/12/2014

Wildfire Near Clayton

Downed Power Line Sparks Fire Threatening Buildings Near Clayton

A vegetation fire has scorched at least 100 acres and is threatening some buildings near Clayton at the base of Mount Diablo Friday night.

07/11/2014

(Photo credit: Thinkstock)

Top 6 Reasons Why Diablo Valley Is California’s Best-Kept Secret

Diablo Valley offers a wealth of exceptional activities and events throughout the year and is just a stone’s throw from San Francisco.

06/16/2014

Best Hiking Trails Of Mount Diablo

Mount Diablo sits within Mount Diablo State Park, an ecological gem of the San Francisco Bay region.

05/30/2014

Tour of California - Stage 3

Rohan Dennis Wins Tour Of California Stage 3 From San Jose To Mount Diablo

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.

05/13/2014

(L) Mark Cavendish (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Amgen Tour Of California Racers Gear Up For Steep Climbs In Record Heat

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.

05/13/2014

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