Neighbors, Fire Officials Question Safety Of Exposed, Old PG&E Gas Line In Briones ParkAn exposed PG&E pipeline, that runs about 40 feet through Briones Park near Lafayette, is raising concerns among fire officials in and neighbors alike.
BART Says Track Work Near Lafayette, Highway 24 Ahead of ScheduleBART officials said Monday that some planned track closures near the Lafayette station on upcoming weekends are no longer necessary because construction crews rebuilding a large section of trackway are ahead of schedule.
BART Construction Crane Knocks Down Power Lines In Lafayette, Causes Delays On Hwy. 24A crane working on BART tracks clipped power lines, which fell onto Highway 24 in Lafayette, closing down the freeway for about an hour early Monday and forcing intermittent closures for much of the afternoon.
BART Track Works Triggers Delays On Trains And Along Highway 24Weekend work on the BART tracks Saturday triggered massive delays, not only with trains between Orinda and Walnut Creek but also along Highway 24.
BART Construction Impacts East Bay Service, Highway 24 Weekend TrafficNo way around it, this weekend's BART shutdown in Contra Costa County will deliver plenty of delays and inconvenience for travelers on the transit line and also on Highway 24.
Weekend BART Track Replacement Along Hwy. 24 Will Bring Major DelaysOn the weekend of August 17 and August 18, there will be no trains between Orinda and Walnut Creek. That is when crews will begin replacing BART track that is nearly 50 years old. Expect delays.
Lafayette 2-Alarm Fire Knocked Down After Burning Near StructuresFirefighters in Lafayette battled a 2-alarm vegetation fire that threatened structures Thursday afternoon.
Downed Power Lines In Lafayette Prompt Shelter-In-PlaceA shelter-in-place order has been lifted for Lafayette residents in the area of Ameno Drive, Ameno Court and Regio Court as of early Thursday morning, according to Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office and PG&E.
New PG&E Power Outages Reported In San Francisco, LafayetteThe day after thousands of Bay Area residents lost electricity during Tuesday's blazing hot spell, two new PG&E outages were being reported Wednesday afternoon.
Chihuahua Mix Puppy Stolen From East Bay Pet Store Turns Up In San FranciscoA puppy stolen last weekend from a Lafayette pet store has been located in San Francisco. No word on how the puppy was found in San Francisco or whether a suspect was located.
Lafayette BART Station to Subtract Parking, Add Public ArtThe search for a parking spot at the Lafayette BART station is about to get harder.
Assembly Passes Bill Giving Local School Districts Power To Deny Funds For Home SchoolingA major fight is brewing in Sacramento over the effect charter schools are having on public education. And caught up in that battle are people who educate their kids at home.
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.
Tesla Crashes Into Lafayette Dry CleanerA Tesla crashed into a dry cleaner in Lafayette Wednesday morning.
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.