Saturday, August 1, 2015

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A stubborn 4-alarm grass fire came a little too close for comfort for some homeowners on Natalie Drive in Moraga Thursday, Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District firefighters moving swiftly to rebuff encroaching flames. The rare 4th alarm was called in the area...
Three fires, at least one of them possibly sparked when a car scraped a guardrail on eastbound Highway 24, kept firefighters busy Wednesday and caused some anxious moments for residents in the area hurriedly advised of the nearby flames. The...
The Veterans Memorial Building, in partnership with the Town of Danville, is seeking collections of military memorabilia for an open house featuring temporary exhibits honoring our nation's veterans in conjunction with Veterans Day. The focus for this year’s exhibit will...
An elderly Martinez man has died of injuries suffered when his wife accidentally accelerated their car through their garage Wednesday, trapping him under the vehicle and punching out the rear wall of the garage as the car surged forward. CHP Officer John...
Calling it a hunt would be like calling those fish in the proverbial barrel dangerous animals who had to be shotgunned in self defense. This week we learned a Minnesota dentist with past problems reading the terms of his hunting license engaged...
Two separate grass fires touched off in Lafayette early Wednesday with firefighters quickly gaining the upper hand on one at Saint Mary's Road but finding themselves in an extended fight against a blaze on Deer Hill Road. The larger of...
Editor: Is your lawn "mission critical"? During a drought is any lawn "mission critical"? A least one large EBMUD customer, Saint Mary's College of California in Moraga thinks so. It declared sports field grass to be "mission critical." Saint Mary's College...
In a big week for criminal activity Moraga police found themselves answering call after call - and a couple of calls they rarely if ever get. Along with multiple reports of auto burglaries and a couple of car thefts, MPD...
Leslie Steller of Alamo was recently sworn in as Rotary Club of Danville President by Judge Richard Calhoun.  Steller, a former marketing executive, joined the 60-year old club in 2012 and will now lead community service activities. Rotary Club of Danville provides sweat equity...
NEWS24-680 ran a short tease on our Facebook page Friday after several sharp-eyed readers wrote with news of police activity on the Moraga-Lafayette border and a resultant car stop in downtown Lafayette. Turns out, you got most of it right,...