A fire burned 37 acres in windy conditions in Bay Point before being contained Monday afternoon, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.
Firefighters allowed a small brush fire to consume roughly 20 acres of vegetation on Wednesday after responding to the same location near Bay Point for the third time in recent weeks, a fire official said Thursday.
No deputies were injured when a sheriff’s office patrol boat began taking on water and sank near Bay Point on Wednesday morning, a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.
PG&E was working to restore power to customers in Walnut Creek Thursday evening after downed lines caused an outage that shut down BART service for around two hours and affected as many as 3,000 customers.
Authorities believe a drive-by shooting in Bay Point on Tuesday night that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Concord woman could be related to a fatal shooting on Saturday, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s captain said.
BART’s Board of Directors passed a new $1.6 billion budget Thursday that promises longer and more frequent trains for riders of two East Bay lines beginning in September.
BART police are investigating a stabbing at the Pittsburg Bay Point station Sunday that briefly halted service in the area, according to BART police.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office has identified 21-year-old Martin Bretado-Munoz as the suspect in a collision outside a Bay Point restaurant that killed one person and left eight others injured early Saturday.
Apparently replacing a librarian with an Italian robotic vending machine is a lot harder than it sounds, and it sounds hard enough, but today, the three Library-A-Go-Go machines are back up and running at El Cerrito Del Norte BART, the Discovery Bay Sandy Cove Shopping Center, and the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station.
A Bay Point father found a 29-year-old registered sex offender in his 12-year-old daughter’s bedroom late last month, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office.