Police say that between 1996-1998, Wood engaged in two inappropriate and unlawful relationships between two minors. The victims were students at Acalanes High School in Lafayette where Wood was a teacher at the time.
The suspect vehicle was seen going westbound on state Highway 24 near the Pleasant Hill Road exit in Lafayette and deputies followed, but did not chase, the vehicle to West Oakland, where it was pulled over at Willow and Goss streets, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
Feral pigs may face euthanasia for repeatedly tearing up a park in Contra Costa County, but first a trapper has to catch them.
Two men charged in four attacks in three counties
Adama Diop, 20, and Joseph Wells,22, both of Fairfield, were charged with two dozen felonies in four home invasions in Lafayette, Oakland, and Benicia.
Police say tip from public led to two arrests in Lafayette home-invasion robberies.
Police say a tip from the public led to the arrest of two suspects on Thursday in connection to two home-invasion robberies in Lafayette.
Couple tied up for several hours
An uptick in crime in Orinda and Lafayette has prompted law enforcement to boost patrols.
The residents told deputies that about 7:30 p.m., the trio entered their home through an open garage door and went through the house, stealing valuables and personal items.
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District announced Friday that three wildfires that began in the afternoon hours last Sunday in Lafayette and Martinez were caused by PG&E equipment.
Officials with Contra Costa County Fire annonced that a quick-moving vegetation fire near Highway 24 and Pleasant Hill has completely destroyed the Lafayette Tennis Club building, plus damaged an additional outbuilding, and the roof of a residential home.
A quick-moving vegetation fire that started after 1 p.m. Sunday triggered officials to order mandatory evacuations shortly after 2 p.m.
Lafayette city leaders and neighbors on Monday officially welcomed its new fire station which is set to be up and running by the end of September.
There is a unique effort underway in the East Bay to help a group of students from Paradise who've lost their homes and other belongings.
KTVU's Tom Vacar is in Lafayette with a look at how full the reservoirs are there.
“Once I got started I never stopped,” said Lafayette’s Bob Valentine. He’s a hard man to keep up with. Bob has been on the go for nearly 40 years walking an hour each and every one those nearly 15,000 days. Doctor’s orders.
4,000 crosses have filled a Lafayette hillside across from the Lafayette BART station for about a dozen years. They represent those who died in U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The selling of the land places crosses in limbo. Rob Roth reports.
An East Bay man visiting Barcelona with his wife on their one-year wedding anniversary was killed in the deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona.
A three-alarm structure ripped through a commercial building that houses the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce just early Thursday causing a damage estimate of about $1.1 million.