Crews battle grass fire in Walnut Creek

Contra Costa Fire Protection District says crews have stopped forward progress of a three-acre grass fire that was spreading in Walnut Creek Tuesday night. 

Rattlesnake advisory for East Bay parks over holiday weekend

The holiday weekend warmup has prompted the East Bay Regional Park District to issue a Rattlesnake Advisory. The Park District, which covers Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, is advising people to avoid hiking alone in case of an emergency, and to scan the ground ahead on area trails.