Lafayette Officials Encourage Residents To Prepare For Catastrophic WildfireWith northern California suffering through major wildfires in the past two years, police and fire officials in the Contra Costa County area around Lafayette are stepping up efforts to prepare residents in case of a disaster.
Contra Costa County Works On Improvement Projects For Deadly Concord RoadContra Costa County officials said they've begun a series of improvement projects along a dangerous road in Concord, where six people have died in car crashes the past four years.
Feds Shut Down Major Meth, Cocaine, Heroin Distribution Network In Contra Costa CountyThirteen defendants were indicted on narcotics trafficking charges Wednesday in a federal crackdown of a major methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin distribution network in Contra Costa County.
Early-Morning Magnitude 3.4 Earthquake Strikes East Bay Near ConcordA 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck in Contra Costa County early Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Contra Costa Fire Crews Knock Down 2-Alarm House Fire In PittsburgFire crews in Contra Costa County on Thursday were called to a two-alarm fire at a home that spread to an RV or trailer before being brought under control, according to authorities.
Food Trucks In Contra Costa County To Get Surprise Inspections, Restaurant-Style PlacardsThe food truck of today is nothing short of a modern restaurant, and the Contra Costa County says those trucks will now be held to the same strict standards of regular restaurants.
Drone Video Shows Firefighters Battling To Save Historic Lafayette RestaurantThe Contra Costa County Fire Protection District on Wednesday released drone video of fire crews fighting the fire that damaged a popular high-end Italian restaurant Tuesday evening.
Fire Damages Postino Restaurant In LafayetteA popular high-end Italian restaurant was damaged by a fire fire Tuesday evening on Mt. Diablo Boulevard in Lafayette, police and county fire officials said.
Plan For 5G Cell Phone Towers Raises Health Concerns In MoragaAn East Bay neighborhood's fight against 5G is the topic of a town council meeting scheduled for Wednesday night.
Alleged Golden State Killer Will Face Death SentenceThe alleged Golden State Killer, charged with a terrifying crime spree in the 1970s and 80s spanning six California counties, will face the death penalty when he tried for the crimes, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Police: Newark Man Plotted Kidnap, Rape Of Multiple WomenPolice in Walnut Creek on Wednesday announced the arrest of a suspect in a frightening attempted kidnapping with intent to rape case who had plans for additional attacks, according to authorities.
Small Earthquake Rattles East BayA magnitude 2.9 quake struck at 5:34 p.m. Friday, centered just north of Rodeo in unincorporated Contra Costa County according to the USGS.
Cyber Attack At Contra Costa Elections Department Started With An EmailFederal officials are investigating after a hacker attempted to access the election internet system for the Contra Costa County Clerk and Recorder’s office.
Trapped Man Dies In Early Morning Bay Point FireA woman was able to escape, but her husband died early Friday after he became trapped inside their burning Bay Point home.
Bumps Added To Roads Near Briones Park To Discourage SideshowsContra Costa County Public Works is trying something new to discourage sideshow activity by adding bumps to the roadway surface.