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Mt. Diablo

Joan Miller (right) teaches a piano lesson to student Fedra Britvic. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Keeps Music From Being Silenced In Schools

When budget cuts began to slash music programs in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District, one woman jumped in to keep it from being silenced altogether. Now this Jefferson Award winner is helping keeping music alive for students.

08/13/2014

SACRAMENTO, CA - MAY 12: (L-R) Mark Cavendish of Great Britain riding for the Omega Pharma-Quickstep Cycling Team, Lawson Craddock of the USA riding for Team Giant-Shimano, Sir Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain riding for Team Sky, Will Routley of Canada riding for Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies, and Charles Planet of France riding for Team Novo Nordisk stand on the podium after winning their jerseys following the individual time trial in stage two of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California on May 12, 2014 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bradley Wiggins Wins Stage 2 Of Tour Of California

Bradley Wiggins of Britain, the 2012 Tour de France winner and Olympic time trial gold medalist, powered to a 44-second victory Monday in the Stage 2 individual time trial and moved into the race lead at the Tour of California.

05/12/2014

An aerial view of the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo. (R. Drew)

No Charges For Target Shooter Who Sparked Fire On Mount Diablo

Contra Costa County prosecutors said Wednesday that they will not file charges against the person who sparked a fire that burned more than 3,100 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park in September.

11/27/2013

Chopper 5 over the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo on September 9, 2013. (CBS)

Mount Diablo Reopens To Visitors After Morgan Fire Containment

Mount Diablo State Park has reopened to visitors Monday after firefighters contained a blaze that charred more than 3,000 acres in the past week.

09/16/2013

An aerial view of the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo. (R. Drew)

Morgan Fire On Mount Diablo 100% Contained

A fire that has burned more than 3000 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park over the past week has been 100 percent contained

09/14/2013

Mt. Diablo seen from Rossmoor, Walnut Creek (Courtesy of C. Hand/KPIX 5)

Cost Of Fighting Morgan Fire On Mt. Diablo Up To $4.5 Million

A fire that has burned thousands of acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park over the past five days has cost an estimated $4.5 million in resources, Cal Fire officials said Friday.

09/13/2013

An aerial view of the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo. (R. Drew)

Morgan Fire On Mount Diablo Caused By Target Shooting

Investigators with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection have determined the cause of the Morgan Fire on Mt. Diablo to be target shooting, although the investigation was ongoing.

09/12/2013

Smoke billows up from Mount Diablo during the Morgan Fire (R. Drew)

Morgan Fire Nearly Contained, Park Rangers Begin Cleanup

The Morgan Fire that has burned more than 3,133 acres reached 90 percent containment Thursday morning and firefighters expect to have it fully contained by Friday.

09/12/2013

Chopper 5 over the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo on September 9, 2013. (CBS)

Firefighters Battling Morgan Fire Expect Full Containment On Friday

Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents who live near the site of the Morgan Fire, and the blaze is now 70 percent contained, with full containment expected Friday, according to Cal Fire.

09/11/2013

Chopper 5 over the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo on September 9, 2013. (CBS)

Morgan Fire 60 Percent Contained, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuations were lifted and outdoor activities resumed Tuesday in parts of Contra Costa County as firefighters worked to quell the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo.

09/10/2013

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