An incarcerated person convicted in 2005 for an Orinda burglary is the first person in Contra Costa County to have their sentence reduced under a 2019 state law allowing a district attorney to recommend a prisoner be resentenced.
A group of residents in the Moraga Orinda Fire District are preparing to go door-to-door to spread the word about wildfire safety.
Dozens of schools in the East Bay reopened on Wednesday, welcoming back students to the classroom for the first time in months.
Plenty of Bay Area families didn't get their Christmas gifts delivered on time this year, even if they ordered them weeks ahead of time.
Caltrans will next week temporarily close the number one, two, three and four bores of the Caldecott Tunnel overnight starting Monday.
Three months after a contractor hit a gas line and PG&E made an emergency repair, the homeowner was billed by the utility for confusing charges and even his own dirt.
Several people stopped and were trying to free the trapped driver, but the doors were jammed shut.
Derek Zemrak, Operator of the Orinda Theatre in Orinda, Calif. speaks to KTVU's Frank Mallicoat about the GoFundMe campaign they're running that aims to raise about $16,000 to stay afloat. Zemrak talks about the future of theaters with social distancing and capacity issues. He explains how independent theaters might be in better shape than some conglomerates.
Greg Liggins reports.
The Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District and the Orinda Police Department, with the help of community volunteers, organized a virtual evacuation exercise Saturday.
Sara Zendehnam reports.
Orinda Theatre's owners are looking to the community for help as its 79th birthday approaches but struggles from the pandemic persist.
A handful of educators said they have turned to their physicians to get letters excusing them from classroom attendance.
An East Bay Times report has revealed a potentially dangerous practice in the Orinda Care Center nursing home where at least four residents died.
Slowly and methodically, youth sports have begun returning to in-person training in the Bay Area. But as expected, the practices look starkly different than they did prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Contra Costa County district attorney's office has launched a preliminary investigation into an Orinda nursing home where at least four residents have died and dozens of others have been infected with the coronavirus.
Some lanes of Highway 24 in Orinda are also closing overnight, due to the BART track replacement project near the Orinda station.
One person inside the home was able to escape uninjured.
Reporter Sara Zendehnam shows what happened.
Overnight fire damages Orinda house