COVID Surge: Contra Costa DA Preps For Anticipated Health Order Violation ComplaintsWith Contra Costa County falling back into the most restrictive category of COVID-19 business and social gathering guidelines, District Attorney Diana Becton knows her office will be seeing more complaints about businesses and individuals flouting the rules.
Brentwood Police Investigate Effigy Of Biden Hanging Outside Trump Supporter's HomePolice in Brentwood on Thursday confirmed that officers responded to an effigy hanging outside a residence that apparently was supposed to represent Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Dogs Allowed Off Leash Again In Parts Of East Bay Regional ParksDogs are once again allowed off leash in designated areas of East Bay Regional Park District parks as COVID restrictions are lifted, district officials said Wednesday.
National Weather Service Adds Surf Warning To Weekend Fire AdvisoryWeather will pose a danger to Bay Area residents with a higher risk for rip currents and big surf at beaches in addition to an already announced weekend Fire Weather Watch starting Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
East Bay Fire Officials Worried About Hot, Windy Weather This WeekendFire officials are concerned over forecast triple digit temperatures and gusty winds that are expected to increase fire danger this weekend in the Bay Area.
COVID Reopening: Contra Costa County Could Move To Red Tier Next WeekMore indoor businesses, including movie theaters, gyms and restaurant dining rooms, may be able to reopen in Contra Costa County as soon as next week, should COVID-19 case trends continue, the county's health officer said Tuesday.
Weekend Fire Weather Watch Issued For Parts Of North And East BayThe Bay Area National Weather Service office on Tuesday morning issued a Fire Weather Watch for portions of the North and East Bay this weekend.
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.