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Injury Crash Blocks Lanes Of Highway 24 During Morning Commute

A crash between a big-rig and pickup truck briefly blocked lanes of westbound state Highway 24 in Orinda during the morning commute Tuesday.

08/26/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Criticized For Not Advertising Four Openings On Its Board Of Directors

BART is facing criticism for not publicizing that four board of directors seats are up for November’s election and that open filing for the positions is available for the next three weeks.

07/14/2014

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Firefighters Contain Orinda House Blaze, 3 Residents Displaced

Firefighters are battling the blaze defensively because the house’s structure partially collapsed.

06/23/2014

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Armed Masked Robbers Enter Orinda Home, Pistol-Whip Residents

Three sleeping Orinda residents were awoken early this morning by armed, masked men inside their home, police said.

06/04/2014

Will Pemble built a roller coaster in his Orinda backyard for his kids. (CBS)

Orinda Dad Builds Roller Coaster In Backyard For His Children

A father in Orinda built something in his backyard for his children that most kids can only dream about: a roller coaster.

05/05/2014

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Caltrans: State’s Roads In Best Shape Since 2001

Bay Area drivers may complain about potholes and bumpy rides, but the Metropolitan Transportation Commission says that local roads are in fair condition.

04/03/2014

A tow truck driver loads a car onto a flatbed after its tires were punctured by metal debris, February 14, 2014. (CBS)

Metal Debris Causes Dozens Of Flat Tires On Highway 24 In Lafayette

Dozens of cars were hit with flat tires during the early Friday morning commute along a stretch of Highway 24 in Lafayette, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/14/2014

Passenger from stricken BART train is loaded into ambulance at Rockridge Station, December 4, 2013. (Holly Quan/CBS)

State Joins Investigation Into BART Train Stuck In Tunnel

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say a state agency is also looking into why a disabled train stranded hundreds of passengers in a tunnel that sent at least nine people to the hospital.

12/06/2013

Passenger from stricken BART train is loaded into ambulance at Rockridge Station, December 4, 2013. (Holly Quan/CBS)

BART Says Electrical Short To Blame For Disabled Train In Tunnel

The reason a BART train got stuck in the Berkeley hills tunnel Wednesday morning is that an electrical short caused the emergency brakes on one of its cars to suddenly activate, a spokeswoman for the transit agency said.

12/04/2013

Car going through the 4th bore of the Caldecott Tunnel just moments after opening to motorists on Saturday, November 16, 2013.

4th Bore Of Caldecott Tunnel Opens To Motorists

The new westbound fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel in Orinda has officially opened to the public Saturday morning.

11/16/2013

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