Wildfire Shuts Down 580 Near Altamont PassA wildfire quickly grew to over 500 acres Sunday evening, draping smoke and fire across Highway 580 near the Altmont Pass, shutting down the freeway.
Wind-Driven Wildfires Near Byron 85% ContainedA series of wind-driven fires burning in eastern Alameda and Contra Costa counties since Wednesday afternoon are 85 percent contained as of Thursday morning.
7 Wind-Whipped Fires In Altamont Area Burn 500 AcresAlameda County fire officials confirm crews are responding to seven growing grass fires in Byron near Mountain House Road and Grantline Road in the Altamont area near Byron.
Parents Killed, 2 Children Hurt In Rollover Crash On Rain-Slick I-580 Near AltamontTwo parents died in a single-vehicle collision on Interstate Highway 580 Sunday morning east of Altamont in unincorporated Alameda County, according to firefighters.
Cal Fire Battles 200+ Acre Vegetation Fire In Altamont Pass AreaCal Fire is battling a 242-acre vegetation fire in Alameda County Thursday afternoon, Cal Fire officials said.
Grass Fire Along I-589 Near Altamont Pass Causes Traffic Delays In Both DirectionsFire crews have contained a roughly 75-acre grass fire in the center divide of Interstate Highway 580 in Alameda County Sunday afternoon, a Cal Fire official said.
Permits Extended For Older Altamont Pass Wind Turbines; Environmentalists Say Over 1,500 Birds Could DieAlameda County Supervisors approved an extension for permits for older model wind turbines on the Altamont Pass that environmentalists say could cause more bird deaths.
21-Year-Old Man Dies In Crash After His Car Drifts Into Oncoming Traffic In LivermoreThe driver was from Modesto. Police said he was partially ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.