Even Without Power, East Bay Schools And Businesses Stay OpenWith all the recent power outages, people are having to cope with a lot of uncertainty, but some East Bay schools and businesses persevered and remained open in the dark
Oakland Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery Spree Across Northern CaliforniaAn Oakland man has pleaded guilty to being a serial bank robber, committing heists across the Bay Area and Northern California before his arrest earlier this year at a hospital while his wife was giving birth.
Quiet Orinda Neighborhood Stunned By Armed CarjackingTwo suspects carjacked a Toyota Tacoma from its owner at gunpoint Sunday morning in a quiet residential neighborhood of Orinda, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said.
BART Track Project Ahead of Schedule; Delays, Closures Continue Along Highway 24Weekend work on BART's track rebuilding project in the East Bay continues Saturday and Sunday, affecting service between Orinda and Walnut Creek.
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.
'It's A Major Rebuild'; BART Construction Will Impact 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.
Wrong-Way Driver Triggers Horrific Highway 24 Crash; Two Dead, Five InjuredA wrong-way driver on Highway 24 near the Caldecott Tunnel early Sunday triggered a horrific head-on crash that left two people dead and five others injured
CHP: 2nd Person Injured In Caldecott Tunnel ShootingCalifornia Highway Patrol officials now say a second person suffered injuries in a shooting inside the Caldecott Tunnel between Oakland and Orinda on Sunday evening.
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.
Overturned Vehicle On Westbound Highway 24 In Orinda Snarls Morning CommuteAn overturned vehicle blocked lanes of Highway 24 in Orinda Friday morning, snarling the westbound commute.
Jailed Oakland Bank Robbery Suspect Linked To 2 Orinda HeistsAn Oakland resident arrested Tuesday at a hospital while his wife was giving birth has been linked to two bank robberies in Orinda last year, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
Nest Security Camera Gives Terrifying False Alarm To Orinda FamilyAn East Bay family is issuing a warning to other Nest camera owners after someone hacked into their surveillance system in what they describe as sheer moments of terror.
Teen Girl Who Died In Orinda House Fire Mourned By Fellow StudentsThe day after a deadly house fire killed a 16-year-old girl at her home in Orinda, friends and family on Monday were remembering her as a vivacious young woman who could light up a room.
Teenage Girl Killed, 3 Others Injured in Orinda House FireA 16-year-old girl died in a house fire Sunday morning in Orinda. Two additional occupants and one firefighter suffered burn injuries and were taken to hospitals.