KPIX 5 Reporter Gets Early Preview Of What PG&E Power Outage Will Be LikeThe threat of long-term outages is hitting places that don’t usually expect it, like in Contra Costa County, where people are just beginning to imagine what it will mean when the power goes out.
Lafayette Residents Brace For Possible PG&E Power ShutdownPeople all around the Bay Area on Tuesday were waiting for official word from PG&E about whether they will be in the dark Wednesday morning.
Would-Be Marijuana Grow Thief Captured, Beaten In Eastern Contra Costa CountyAn attempt to steal marijuana from an illegal grow operation in the Knightsen area of Contra Costa County turned violent Saturday after one of the would-be robbers was captured, bound and beaten, according to sheriff's deputies.
$7.5M Federal Grant Awarded For Contra Costa Autonomous Vehicle ProjectsThe U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $7.5 million grant to support three autonomous vehicle demonstration projects as part of an Automated Driving System pilot program in the East Bay.
Body Of Missing Discovery Bay Boater Recovered From Indian Slough The body of a man who disappeared over the weekend in the Delta near Discovery Bay has been recovered, Contra Costa County authorities announced Wednesday.
Fruit Fly Threatening Brentwood's Multi-Million Dollar CropsA nasty new pest is threatening to invade the Brentwood area’s multi-million dollar fruit crops.
Destructive Peach Fruit Fly Detected In Contra Costa CountyAgricultural officials in eastern Contra Costa County are planning an eradication effort and an extensive pest survey after the detection of an insect that threatens the region’s crops and other natural resources.
Charges Filed In Connection With Recent East Bay SideshowsContra Costa County CHP announced Monday that eight criminal cases have been forwarded to the district attorney after three separate sideshows happened on the same day on August 11.
Shelter-In-Place Lifted As Hundreds Of Firefighters Battle Marsh Complex FireMore than 300 firefighters on Saturday battled to contain the three largest blazes in the Marsh Complex Fire in Contra Costa County.
Amid Housing Crisis, Number Of Residential Building Permits Down In Much Of Bay AreaThe number of residential building permits in the Bay Area and California is actually going down, despite the strong demand for housing.
Two People Rescued From Waters Near Suisun Bay In Bay PointAuthorities in Contra Costa County worked together to rescue two people in the water near Suisun Bay in Bay Point Monday afternoon.