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.
Commuter Survives Close Encounter With Wood Block On I-80 In RichmondA Bay Area commuter had a close call when a piece of wood smashed into their car's windshield while driving through Richmond on I-80 Thursday morning, according to authorities.
Hayward Forced To Create Website, Staff Hotline For Power Outage QuestionsIn Hayward, a repeatedly crashing PG&E site with outage info forced the city to staff a 24-hour telephone hotline to answer questions the utility should have been answering. Technicians also built a website to help residents prepare.
Meals On Wheels Volunteers Concerned About Vulnerable Elderly During OutageVolunteers and caregivers in the East Bay are checking on seniors who have no idea about the PG&E power shutdowns.
Antioch Woman Suffers Minor Wound In Wednesday ShootingA woman suffered a graze wound to her leg when someone opened fire during an argument between a large group of people in Antioch on Wednesday afternoon, police said.
East Bay Animal Shelters Cope With Outbreak Of Canine InfluenzaThe Oakland Animal Shelter and the East Bay SPCA are dealing with over 100 dogs that have been sickened with canine influenza during a recent outbreak.
Livermore Rodeo Draws Hundreds On Hot DayA sea of cowboy boots and hats streamed out of the Livermore Rodeo Sunday evening during a day that saw thermometers hit 93 degrees.
Teen Twin Girls Speak Out Against High Cost Of Housing In AlamedaThe high cost of housing is a problem across the Bay Area, but in Alameda, city leaders have been getting an earful about the issue from two 13-year old sisters who are not afraid to speak up.
Facebook Proposes Investing $1 Billion to Restore Dumbarton Rail BridgeFacebook is trying to lay the groundwork for construction of a new commuter line with a plan that includes refurbishing an old rail bridge.
Set Of East Bay Quintuplets Mark Milestone First BirthdayA set of quintuplets just celebrated turning one, a milestone birthday their parents feared they would never reach when they were born three months early in the East Bay last year.
BART Faces Backlash Over Bill Giving It Authority To Develop New Housing At StationsThere's a backlash to BART plans for new housing at some of its stations around the Bay Area. Suburban communities are worried they could get "big-timed" by the transit agency.
Concord Brush Fire Forces Evacuations, Threatens Homes Before Being Knocked DownA fast-moving grass fire threatened homes and forced evacuations in Concord Friday afternoon before firefighters gained the upper hand.