The California Highway Patrol said an Audi struck the rig about 3 a.m. on eastbound Highway 24, sending the truck plunging down 25 feet onto Pleasant Hill Road in Lafayette.
An early morning car crash turned deadly in Lafayette.
A 78-year-old woman was charged with vehicular manslaughter in the death of a middle school crossing guard in Lafayette.
With kids going back to classrooms, more attention has to be paid to crossing guards, who are among those most vulnerable to inattentive, impolite or impaired drivers.
Pacific Gas & Electric officials estimate power will be restored by 3 p.m. Wednesday to about 1,100 customers who lost power Tuesday night.
The Lafayette City Council will host a special meeting to discuss the issues, experiences and suggestions around pedestrian and bicycle safety in town, three weeks after Stanley Middle School crossing guard Ashley Dias was struck and killed.
Seven Bay Area schools are among 28 in the state and 325 nationwide that were recognized Tuesday as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona announced.
Flames spread quickly and badly damaged a cluttered home in downtown Lafayette early Thursday, authorities said.
Urging Lafayette City Council to take action, community comes together after a school crossing guard was killed by a speeding SUV.
A memorial was created in memory for 44-year-old crossing guard Ashley Dias, who died helping students cross the street, at Stanley Middle School in Lafayette.
An accident outside Stanley Middle School in Lafayette injured a child and an adult who was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Police say the investigation into the accident will have roadways in the area closed for the next several hours.
The recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom is quickly approaching. In the East Bay, some people in favor of the recall are displaying large signs on a Highway 24 overpass in hopes of getting people to vote Newsom out of office.
An East Bay man created what he calls pandemic portraits as a way to help others during the pandemic.
Joe Shami, 86, was an avid cyclist who once rode up Mount Diablo every week for a decade. Over time he earned the nickname "The Legend of Mount Diablo."
With increasing violence and crimes against Asian Americans, a brother and sister from Lafayette are using their talents to teach, encourage and empower others to stop Asian hate.
Federal Aviation Administration said only the pilot was on board and he was not injured. There is also no report of damage to the aircraft.
SkyFOX flew over the location, near the Lafayette reservoir, shortly after 4 p.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021.
Small plane makes unscheduled landing near Lafayette reservoir
A danger to public safety? Or a First Amendment exercise? That's the issue city leaders in Lafayette will discuss on Monday night when it comes to a protest on a busy overpass.
Demonstrators gathered on a freeway overpass in Lafayette Friday afternoon but their days there may be numbered.