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.
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.