7 Injured In Bay Point Fire Reportedly Caused By Smoking Drugs In VanInvestigators believe someone smoking drugs in a van caused a three-alarm fire that injured seven people and damaged four homes in Bay Point early Friday morning, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire marshal said.
Bay Point Vegetation Fire Burns 37 Acres Before Firefighters Contain ItA fire burned 37 acres in windy conditions in Bay Point before being contained Monday afternoon, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.
20 Acre Brush Fire Allowed To Burn Near Bay Point; 3rd Recent Fire In Same LocationFirefighters 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.
Sheriff's Deputies Swim For Shore After Boat Sinks Near Bay PointNo 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.
BART Service Restored On Pittsburg/Bay Point Line In East Bay After Fire Near TracksPG&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.
2nd Deadly Shooting In 5 Days On Busy East Bay Highway; Both May Be Gang-RelatedAuthorities 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 Approves Budget For Longer, More Frequent Trains On East Bay LinesBART'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.
Stabbing At Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station Briefly Haults ServiceBART police are investigating a stabbing at the Pittsburg Bay Point station Sunday that briefly halted service in the area, according to BART police.
CoCo County Sheriff Names Suspect Who Allegedly Backed Truck Over 9 People In Bay Point, Killing 1The 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.
'Robotic' Libraries Return To BART Stations, Shopping CenterApparently 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.
Registered Sex Offender Found In Bay Point Girl’s Bedroom, Faces New ChargesA 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.
Body Found On East Bay BART Tracks; Service Recovering After Partial ShutdownBART shut down service in both directions between Pleasant Hill and Pittsburg/Bay Point after a body was found on the tracks Monday morning, an agency spokeswoman said.