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.
PSPS Update: East Bay Residents, Business Owners Frustrated By Latest Power ShutoffWiFi hotspots and actual electricity were at a premium in Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda Monday as PG&E's latest round of public safety power shutoffs threw another wrench into 2020 life for residents.
Reopening: Some East Bay Parents Rally For In-Person Classes; Experts Urge Slow TransitionAs some Bay Area counties move towards the less restrictive Orange Tier in the state's reopening plan, some families are pushing for in-person learning to resume.
Airbnb Requires Hosts to Commit to Enhanced CleaningAirbnb said Thursday it’s requiring hosts to follow enhanced cleaning procedures as part of its effort to reassure guests and local officials during the coronavirus pandemic.