Pair Of Small Earthquakes Strike East Of San LeandroA pair of small earthquakes struck the East Bay late Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Heat Wave: California ISO Issues Stage 3 Alert, Forcing Rolling BlackoutsThe California Independent System Operator (ISO) declared a statewide Stage 3 power emergency Friday evening as excessive heat drove up electricity use and set records across the Bay Area, forcing rolling blackouts across the state until the power grid stabilized.
NWS: Bay Area Faces Prolonged Heat Wave; Excessive Heat Warning For Inland East Bay, South BayThe National Weather Service said the Bay Area will experience a prolonged heat wave from this weekend through the middle of next week, and has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for inland areas in the East Bay and South Bay.
Fire Crews Contain Grass Fire Burning In PinoleA grass fire in Pinole off Appian Way threatened houses Tuesday night before fire crews were able to contain the fire.
Renegade East Bay Barber Skirts Shutdown, Cuts Hair In His GarageOne barber in the East Bay isn't waiting for health officials to give the OK to open his business. He has taken matters into his own hands and is running an underground shop out of his garage.
Ailing East Bay Congressman Mark DeSaulnier Released From HospitalEast Bay Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, who has been in a health battle after falling while jogging, fracturing a rib and developing pneumonia, has been released from the hospital, his family announced Monday.
Coronavirus Update: East Bay Regional Parks Visitors Urged To Wear Face Coverings, MasksThe East Bay Regional Park District on Friday asked parks visitors to wear face masks or other face coverings in accordance with the Bay Area's recent COVID-19-related face covering order.
Corner Stores Offer Essential Supplies During Coronavirus ShortagesBay Area residents still trying to replenish some elusive supplies during the COVID-19 outbreak may find their best bet for tracking them down is just around the corner from their house.
Contra Costa County Fair Canceled Due To CoronavirusThe Contra Costa County Event Park announced Thursday that its board of directors unanimously voted to cancel this year's Contra Costa County Fair due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
East Bay Rep. Mark DeSaulnier Fractures Rib During Run, Hospitalized With PneumoniaRep. Mark DeSaulnier, a Democrat who represents the East Bay in Congress, has been hospitalized after falling and fracturing a rib during a recent run.
East Bay Chef Closes Down Popular Pastry And Dessert ShopThe Bay Area is known for its many world-class restaurants and chefs. On Friday, one of those talented chefs who has worked in the East Bay for decades is retiring.
Contra Costa Supes Update 'In-Law Unit' OrdinanceThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved updates to the county's accessory dwelling unit ordinance to comply with recent changes in state law.
Pleasant Hill And Walnut Creek Consider Loosening In-Law Unit RestrictionsTwo East Bay communities are looking at in-law or "granny" units as a way to help ease the housing squeeze.
Concord Resident Reports Being Tied Up In Home Invasion RobberyPolice are investigating another possible home invasion robbery in Concord, the latest in a recent string of similar crimes in the East Bay.
Equipment Problem On BART Train Creates Major Delay During Evening CommuteA major BART delay exists in San Francisco Tuesday afternoon due to an equipment problem on a train, BART officials said.