Firefighters from the Moraga-Orinda Fire District deliberately burned thick brush and vegetation to protect against wildfires later in the season.
The art project was designed with kids in mind -- to remind them to look at the world around them, instead of computer and tablet screens.
Some lanes of Highway 24 in Orinda are also closing overnight, due to the BART track replacement project near the Orinda station.
Leigh Martinez reports.
BART expects to begin the project May 9 and 10 and continue work on weekends through July 4 and 5.
"Let's show people there is light out there," Ted Leonard said. "Because this thing sucks."
A film aimed at stopping xenophobia amid the coronavirus was produced by a pair of Easy Bay siblings. It reminds us that we are all human.
The idea is the result of a partnership between Diablo Foods in Lafayette and Lamorinda Village, a non-profit organization that helps seniors.
Cristina Rendon reports.
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.