Mount Diablo

(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

Morgan Fire Monitoring Station

Nature ‘Nerds’ Keep A Photographic Eye Trained On Mount Diablo

A group of self-described “nerds” is keeping close watch on Mount Diablo as it recovers from last summer’s massive wildfire.

05/09/2014

A sign shows a fountain that was shut off at Mount Diablo State Park due to the drought. (CBS)

Water Fountains, Flush Toilets Shut Down On Mount Diablo Due To Drought

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.

03/24/2014

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