Rare Badger Spotted East Of Mount Diablo Near AntiochA rare badger sighting was recorded by members of an East Bay environmentalist group earlier this month as they were walking along a rural road between Antioch and Mt. Diablo.
'I Was Shocked' - Rare Badger Sighting On Mount Diablo Caught On CameraKathy Cutting was still learning about wildlife on and around Mount Diablo when, in early September, she checked the images captured on her trap camera set up in the foothills east of Concord and saw something quite unexpected.
SCU Lightning Complex: Firefighters Brace For Tough Afternoon Battle; 229,918 Acres Burned, 20,020 Residents EvacuatedA small army of firefighters watched the marine layer of moist air slowly burn off Friday morning, preparing for another tough day battling with SCU Lightning Fire Complex blazes that have burned 229,968 acres and forced more than 20,000 residents from their homes in a five-county area.
SCU Lightning Complex: New Evacuations In Santa Clara, San Joaquin Counties; Nearly 140K Acres BurnedCal Fire officials announced new evacuation orders for parts of Santa Clara and San Joaquin counties Thursday afternoon due to the SCU Lightning Complex fires
Family on Slopes of Mount Diablo Sees Lightning Spark Blaze Near Their HomeSunday's surprising thunderstorm lit up the foothills beneath Mount Diablo in Contra Costa County and with it came the fires. One family had a front-row seat -- close enough to hear and feel the lightning.
Video: CHP Helicopter Rescues Injured Hiker On Mount DiabloA hiker who fell and seriously injured himself on a trail on Mount Diablo was rescued by a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew Monday evening.
Firefighters Stop Forward Progress Of Wind-Driven San Ramon Valley Brush FireCal Fire units have stopped the forward progress of a vegetation fire burning at Caballo Ranchero Court in the San Ramon Valley area late Monday morning, according to authorities.
Area Residents Bemoan Vehicle Congestion on Mount Diablo Access Road During Park ClosureDespite closure signage and barricade, vehicle traffic is crowding an access road into Mount Diablo State Park, annoying neighbors who, on Saturday, decided to take a stand.
Mount Diablo Beacon to Be Lit on Easter and Subsequent Sundays Till Pandemic EndsThe beacon atop Mount Diablo will be lit after sunset on Easter Sunday and will be illuminated each succeeding Sunday until the novel coronavirus crisis has ended.
Mount Diablo State Park Closed Due To Winds, Wildfire ThreatMount Diablo State Park in Contra Costa County is closed Thursday due to high winds and the threat of wildfires, according to park officials.
Mitchell Fire on Mount Diablo Fully ContainedA 4-acre wildfire near the summit of Mount Diablo was 100 percent contained Sunday morning and firefighters remained on scene cleaning the area into the afternoon.