Two injured, one seriously, following head-on collision in Brentwood

The collision was reported at 8:32 p.m. at the intersection of Sellers Avenue and Church Road, Battalion Chief Jeff Burris said. One person needed to be extricated from a vehicle and was then airlifted to John Muir Medical Center Walnut Creek. Another person was transported to a hospital via ground ambulance.

Three indicted, arrested on suspicion of 121 counts of mortgage fraud

The victims, many of whom were elderly and in financial distress, sought mortgage relief services from Grand View Financial LLC in counties stretching from Mendocino and Placer counties south to San Diego County. Eighteen of the 121 counts emanate in Contra Costa County, 11 in Alameda County, and nine each in San Francisco and Solano counties. Other counts relate to cases in San Mateo, San Joaquin, Placer, El Dorado, and Sacramento counties.

Tiny quake swarm in San Ramon Valley

The USGS reported that the first quake hit at 9:08 p.m. Saturday, measuring magnitude 1.6, and occuring about 3 miles south of San Ramon.

Officials eye explosion at Crockett fuel site after quake

Officials were trying to determine Wednesday if a 4.5 magnitude earthquake triggered an explosion at a fuel storage facility in the San Francisco Bay Area that started a fire and kept thousands of people in their homes for hours because of potentially unhealthy air.