Massive Fire At Crockett Fuel Facility Contained, Shelter In Place LiftedAn explosion and fire ripped through two fuel storage tanks at a facility in Crockett Tuesday, prompting shelter in place orders and a creating a traffic nightmare after a stretch of a major freeway was closed.
Fire At Crockett Fuel Facility Ignites Bay Area Traffic NightmareAn explosion and fire at a Crockett fuel facility prompted the closure of a stretch of Interstate Highway 80, causing a traffic nightmare for Bay Area commuters Tuesday evening.
3.4 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Pleasant Hill Day After 4.5 Rocks East BayLess than 24 hours after a 4.5 magnitude earthquake rocked the East Bay, a 3.4 quake struck the same area Tuesday evening.
'Desperate Housewives' Star Felicity Huffman Reports To Federal Prison In DublinGolden Globe-winning actress Felicity Huffman reported to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin Tuesday to begin serving her 14-day sentence for her role in the college admission scandal
4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Near Pleasant HillA pair of earthquakes, measuring 2.5 and 4.5 magnitude respectively, struck just south of Pleasant Hill on Monday evening, rocking the East Bay, authorities said.
Man Attending Richmond House Party Fatally Shot Early SundayA man who was fatally shot in Richmond early Sunday morning had attended a house party near the scene of the crime, according to police.
Contra Costa Fire Depts. Say Advanced Deployment Helped Limit Fire DamageFirefighting resources deployed in advance of red flag weather conditions and the Public Safety Power Shutoff this past week are being credited by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District for limiting potential damage.
1 Dead, 1 Airlifted Following Multi-Vehicle Crash in OakleyOne person was killed and two more taken to hospitals -- one via air ambulance -- following a three-vehicle collision in Oakley late Saturday night
Fitness Challenge Raises Money For Pleasanton Officer Fighting Pancreatic CancerA Pleasanton police officer is in the fight of his life against stage four pancreatic cancer. Saturday, law enforcement and community members came together for a fitness challenge, to show him he's not fighting alone.
Police K-9 Helps Nab Car Theft Suspect In AntiochAntioch police Officer Patrick Mayer got some needed help from his partner - police dog Dex - in the arrest of a man suspected of stealing an SUV.
Concord Pastor and India Archbishop Killed in Northern California CrashFather Mathew Vellankal, pastor of St. Bonaventure in Concord, was killed in a car crash with a big rig Thursday, along with Archbishop Dominic Jala of the Archdiocese of Shillong, India.
Judge Allows Lawyer For BART Stabbing Suspect To File Motion Under Sealjudge on Friday granted the defense attorney for a transient accused of fatally stabbing 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland last year permission to file a motion to dismiss the case under seal.
Man Who Laid Down In San Leandro Road Fatally Struck By A CarA 43-year-old man who apparently deliberately laid down on a road in San Leandro late Thursday night was hit a vehicle and killed, police said.
Bat Found Outside Fremont Home Tests Positive For RabiesA bat found in Fremont's Northgate area last weekend has tested positive for rabies, police said.
All Oakland Unified Schools to Be Open FridayOakland Unified School District officials said all schools will be open on Friday following PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff that closed nine campuses on Thursday.