Contra Costa Supes Update 'In-Law Unit' OrdinanceThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved updates to the county's accessory dwelling unit ordinance to comply with recent changes in state law.
East Bay Teacher Arrested In Alleged Sex Case Involving StudentsAn East Bay woman accused of having sexual contact with two students while she was a teacher at Acalanes High School over 20 years ago was arrested Wednesday evening, according to authorities.
Pleasant Hill And Walnut Creek Consider Loosening In-Law Unit RestrictionsTwo East Bay communities are looking at in-law or "granny" units as a way to help ease the housing squeeze.
Suspects In Antioch Carjacking Arrested In Pleasant Hill After CrashSuspects in a Sunday afternoon carjacking in Antioch were apprehended in Pleasant Hill after their stolen car collided with another vehicle, Pleasant Hill police said.
Man Cited For Eating Sandwich On BART Platform To File LawsuitThe man busted for eating a sandwich at the Pleasant Hill BART station last week has taken a first step in moving toward suing the transit agency.
Fugitive Arrested In 2004 Murder Of Pleasant Hill College StudentA 39-year-old fugitive who was arrested in Stockton by the FBI has been charged with murder in connection with the 2004 of a college student in Pleasant Hill.
BART General Manager Issues Apology To Man Cited For Eating Sandwich At StationBART General Manager Bob Powers issued a statement Monday morning apologizing to the man who was cited last week for eating a sandwich on the Pleasant Hill station platform.
BART Rider Handcuffed, Cited For Eating Sandwich On Pleasant Hill Station PlatformAn incident involving a BART rider eating a sandwich on the train platform that ended with the passenger handcuffed and cited was captured in a viral video and is raising questions whether the BART police officer went too far.
Crockett Fuel Tank Fire Raises Questions About Refineries On Fault LinesThe cause explosion and fire at the NuStar Energy facility in Crockett is still unknown, but on Tuesday it was revealed that the Monday night earthquake in Pleasant Hill was part of that investigation.
3.4 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Pleasant Hill Day After 4.5 Rocks East BayLess than 24 hours after a 4.5 magnitude earthquake rocked the East Bay, a 3.4 quake struck the same area Tuesday evening. 
Pleasant Hill Earthquake Jolts Memories Of 1989 Loma Prieta TemblorJust days before the 30th anniversary of the Loma Preita earthquake, a 4.5 magnitude temblor and more than two dozen aftershocks early Tuesday brought back memories for many of that deadly and destructive 1989 October afternoon.