Orinda Water Main Break Shuts Portion Of Glorietta BoulevardOrinda police reported Thursday afternoon a water main break on a thoroughfare in the city.
UPDATE: Eastbound Lanes of Hwy 24 Reopen in Orinda After Police Arrest Carjacking SuspectsPolice pursuit of a suspect vehicle involved in a carjacking shut down eastbound lanes of Highway 24 east of Wilder Road in Orinda for 90 minutes Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.
Red Flag Warning Elevates Wildfire Fears Among Bay Area ResidentsWinds howled across the mountains and hills of the North and East Bay early Monday with gusts topping 60 mph on the highest peaks as Red Flag Warning conditions gripped the region and Pacific Gas & Electric prepared to turn off power to customers in Napa and Solano counties as a wildfire precaution.
Suspect Arrested Following Moraga-Orinda Police Chase, Shelter-In-Place AlertA shelter in place alert for residents living near Altamount Drive and La Cresta Road in Orinda was lifted after about 20 minutes Monday afternoon, following the arrest of a suspect who fled into the neighborhood.
Moraga, Orinda Firefighters To Hold Training Exercises, Smoke May Be VisibleMoraga-Orinda firefighters will train on controlled, live fires this week so they're better prepared when the uncontrolled ones come.
Orinda City Council Approves Plans For Fourth of July Parade Despite COVID RisksIn a close vote, the Orinda City Council decided Tuesday night to bring back the city's Fourth of July parade this year despite concerns it's still too soon to safely assemble thousands of people while COVID-19 is still a public health issue.
COVID Impact: Orinda City Council To Discuss Bringing Back Fourth of July ParadeThe Orinda City Council plans on Tuesday to discuss bringing back the city's annual Fourth of July Parade and associated activities, after last year's festivities were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Orinda Police Searching For Suspect In Series Of BurglariesAuthorities in Orinda said Monday they’re looking for a suspect in a series of commercial burglaries over the weekend.
High Temps, Dry Conditions Raise Specter of Drought and Fire Danger Across the Bay AreaRecord-high spring temperatures across the Bay Area on Wednesday were putting neighborhoods across the region on high alert due to growing drought concerns and worries about the upcoming wildfire season.
Contra Costa County's Oldest 'Rancho' Adobe House May Open To Public As MuseumA fundraising drive has nearly reached its goal of saving and restoring the oldest home in Contra Costa County. And one day soon it may be a museum to fill a gap in the Bay Area’s history.
Pickup Truck Driver Killed In Crash On Highway 24 Offramp Near OrindaA 60-year-old Brentwood man died after his truck went off westbound state Highway 24 and crashed into a light pole near Orinda early Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Police Investigate Brazen Afternoon Orinda Home Invasion RobberyTwo suspects forced their way into an Orinda home Sunday afternoon, confronting a resident at gunpoint, ransacking the residence and stealing valuables.
Multiple Agencies Ramp Up Search For Rogue Coyote That Bit 5 Lamorinda VictimsA variety of federal, state and local agencies are currently cooperating in a massive effort to find and capture an aggressive coyote that has bitten five people in the East Bay since July of last year.
Coyote Responsible For Series Of Lamorinda Attacks Strikes AgainA coyote who bit a man in Lafayette on Friday has been determined to be the same coyote responsible for four other biting attacks on people in the area, Moraga police reported Tuesday.
Police Video Shows Wild Chase Of East Bay Carjacking Suspect In Orinda Last JuneRecently obtained video shows part of a dramatic and dangerous police chase in Contra Costa County that happened last June.