2 Injured In Violent Lafayette Home Invasion Robbery; Deputies Increase PatrolsTwo residents were injured Tuesday evening when armed suspects took advantage of an open garage door to gain entry into a Lafayette home, assaulting the homeowner and ransacking the residence before fleeing.
Power Outages: Thousands Of Santa Rosa Residents Face Night Lit By CandlelightNearly 50,000 Wine Country homes and businesses began going dark Wednesday morning in the latest round of Pacific Gas and Electric power outages, but hours later weather conditions had improved enough to allow the cancellation of planned blackouts in five other Northern California counties.
PG&E Scales Back Power Shutoff; Multiple Counties No Longer ImpactedPG&E officials announced Tuesday afternoon that residents in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties would not be impacted by the planned Public Safety Power Shutoff on Wednesday.
East Bay Residents Happy To Avoid Planned PG&E Power ShutoffTens of thousands of East Bay residents will be spared the latest PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff, but many were well prepared for it.
Violent Lafayette Home Invasion Delayed Police Response To Orinda Halloween Party Noise ComplaintsA violent home invasion robbery in Lafayette on Halloween night delayed police response to noise complaints at a Halloween party in neighboring Orinda which ended in gunfire and multiple deaths.
PG&E Reports Lafayette Fires May Have Been Caused By Its EquipmentTwo weekend wildfires in Lafayette, one which destroyed the Lafayette Tennis Club, may have been caused by Pacific Gas and Electric power line equipment, according to the utility.
Highway 24 Fire Destroys Lafayette Tennis Club; Evacuation Orders LiftedEvacuations orders issued in Lafayette on both sides of state Highway 24 in response to a fast-moving wildfire were lifted Sunday evening, according to city officials.
Thousands Of East Bay Businesses, Homes In The Dark After PG&E Cuts PowerPeople who live and work in Lafayette were in the dark Saturday night after PG&E shut off their power during the latest round of public safety power shutoffs.
Police K-9 Helps Nab Car Theft Suspect In AntiochAntioch police Officer Patrick Mayer got some needed help from his partner - police dog Dex - in the arrest of a man suspected of stealing an SUV.
Lafayette Residents Brace For Possible PG&E Power ShutdownPeople all around the Bay Area on Tuesday were waiting for official word from PG&E about whether they will be in the dark Wednesday morning.
PG&E Insists Above-Ground Gas Pipeline In Briones Regional Park Is SafePG&E claims an above-ground gas pipeline running through a park near Lafayette is safe, but some old emails from the company surfaced that have neighbors wondering if the utility can be trusted.