Bethel Island

Bethel Island Cockfighting Bust Ends In Animal Cruelty ArrestsOne man was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty and two others were arrested for being spectators at a cockfight in Bethel Island last weekend, a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.
Man Killed In Jet Ski Crash Near Bethel IslandA man riding a Jet Ski was killed in a collision on the water near Bethel Island on Sunday afternoon, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said.
2-Alarm Fire Burns Homes On Bethel IslandTwo houses were destroyed and a third home damaged by a stubborn early morning fire in Bethel Island Wednesday that took about six hours to extinguish, a fire official said.
Stolen Bethel Island Boats Targeted For Expensive Outboard MotorsA string of boat thefts near Bethel Island over the past month has prompted the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office to increase patrols in the area.
Missing Jet Skier Found Unharmed On Bethel IslandA Los Gatos man who went missing while jet skiing near Bethel Island on Sunday has been found unharmed, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said Monday morning.
East CoCo County Approves 3 Fire Station Closures, LayoffsThe East Contra Costa Fire District will close half of its stations and lose 15 of its firefighters next month on the heels of last week’s failed ballot Measure S, the district’s fire chief said Wednesday.
Man Who Shot At Officers Found Dead On Bethel Island Sheriff’s deputies located a man suspected of fleeing from a traffic stop in Oakley and then firing at officers on Bethel Island Wednesday morning dead after he apparently shot himself, a Contra Costa County Sheriff’s spokesman said.
South Bay Woman's Quest Saves Historic Chinese Junk From DestructionA South Bay woman's long quest to save an historic Chinese fishing vessel threatened for destruction has resulted in a plan to save the boat, believed to be the oldest of its kind still in existence.
2 Hospitalized After Bethel Island Mobile Home Fire Two people were airlifted to a hospital after their motor home caught fire on Bethel Island this morning, the East Contra Costa Fire District’s chief said.
Two Rescued After Boats Catch Fire Near Bethel IslandFive boats were damaged by an early morning fire that reportedly spread from a single boat moored outside of Oakley near Bethel Island, East Contra Costa Fire Chief Hugh Henderson said.
2 Quakes Strike Near Bethel Island