4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Reported In Contra Costa CountyA 4.5 magnitude earthquake struck south of Pleasant Hill around 10:33 p.m. Monday. 
El Dorado County Man Charged With Sexual Abuse To MinorsRodney Brown, a 62-year-old from Camino, was charged with eight felonies, including the alleged sexual abuse of three minors. 
Wind-Driven Fire Prompts Evacuations In Unincorporated OakleyFire officials in the San Francisco Bay Area say a grass fire is threatening several homes and they have ordered evacuations.
Hundreds Battle Contra Costa County Brush Fires; Air Quality Advisory Issued as Smoke SpreadsMore than 300 firefighters on Saturday are working to contain the three largest blazes in the Marsh Complex Fire in Contra Costa County.
Former Firefighter Charged With 10 Counts Of Committing Lewd Acts Upon A Child A former firefighter was arrested in Foresthill on 10 counts of committing a lewd act upon a child under 14-years-old.
Police: Five Siblings Who Ran Away From Stockton Foster Home Could Be On Way To Bay AreaThe search continues for five siblings who ran away from their temporary foster home over the weekend and haven't been seen for days.
XO Music Fest Organizer And Brother Facing Real Estate Fraud ChargesThe organizer of the upcoming XO Music Festival in Antioch scheduled for this weekend was arrested in February for real estate fraud in Fremont, KPIX 5 has confirmed.
Contra Costa Jail Ends Federal Immigration ContractAuthorities said Tuesday that a Northern California jail will cancel its profitable contract with federal immigration officials to house suspects facing deportation.
As Artists Drop Out, Doubts Raised About Big Bay Area Music FestivalA music festival set to kick off in the Bay Area this weekend promises seven stages with more than 100 performing artists but some musicians who are scheduled to perform are raising questions about whether the promises are too good to be true.
Crews Battling Wildfire In Byron Area Of Contra Costa CountyFirefighters are battling a wildfire in the Byron area of Contra Costa County early Wednesday afternoon.
Man Suspected Of DUI In Horrific Freeway Crash That Killed 4 People47-year-old Fred Lowe was arrested early Sunday morning. Authorities say his license was suspended due to a prior DUI.