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Grass Fire Breaks Out In Brentwood Sending Large Column Of Smoke Above Area

Fire crews are fighting a small grass fire in a rural area of Brentwood Monday afternoon, according to an East Contra Costa Fire Protection District dispatcher.

07/21/2014

Miniature horses to be put up for adoption at Angels for Minis rescue ranch. (CBS)

Brentwood Group Rescues Miniature Horses From North Dakota Ranch; To Be Placed For Adoption

A Brentwood ranch which specializes in miniature horses recently traveled to North Dakota pick up 15 miniature horses from an owner with health and financial problems and brought them back down to the Bay Area to get them ready for adoption.

07/18/2014

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Brentwood Serial Child Molester, Former Assembly Candidate Sentenced To 194 Years In Prison

A serial child molester was sentenced in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday to 194 years to life in prison for sexually abusing four boys in Brentwood in the 1990s.

07/16/2014

911 Dispatcher. (CBS)

Computer Failure Cripples 911 Dispatch System For Brentwood, Antioch Area

A computer failure has crippled the emergency dispatch center for the Brentwood and Antioch area.

07/06/2014

BRENTWOOD, CA - AUGUST 23: Technicians with the Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control District drive a truck through a neighborhood fogging with Pyrocide 7396 insecticide on August 23, 2012 in Brentwood, California. In the wake of the largest outbreak of the West Nile Virus in the U.S. history, the Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control is fogging areas of the county that have seen a spike in numbers of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus. More than 1,100 people in the Unites States have been infected with West Nile and 41 people have died. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mosquitos, Dead Birds Test Positive For West Nile Virus In Contra Costa County

A group of mosquitoes and several dead birds found throughout Contra Costa County have tested positive for the West Nile virus in recent weeks, Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control District officials said Tuesday.

07/01/2014

An eyewitness took this photo of 62-year-old Kelly Brown of Oakley being arrested in Brentwood. Brown, an ice cream seller, is accused of selling drugs from his truck. (CBS)

Brentwood Ice Cream Man Accused Of Dealing Drugs From His Truck

A man selling ice cream was arrested at a Brentwood gas station Wednesday afternoon after authorities said he was offering methamphetamine for sale.

05/22/2014

'Robo-grader' in use at Bristow Middle School in Brentwood. (CBS)

More Bay Area Teachers Using Robo Readers To Grade Essays

More Bay Area teachers are using so-called “robo-readers” to grade assignments, such as essays. While it saves time, some educators worry the technology could hurt learning.

05/19/2014

An injured but recovering Carolyn Wax describes fending off a dog attack on her Chihuahua, May 2, 2014. (CBS)

Injured Brentwood Woman Describes Saving Her Chihuahua From Brutal Dog Attack

A Brentwood woman and her Chihuahua, both victims of a brutal dog attack, were recovering Friday while the dog that attacked them was under quarantine.

05/02/2014

A man's leg is bandaged following an attack by two dogs in Brentwood, May 1, 2014. (CBS)

Brentwood Dog Walkers Injured After Separate Attacks By Loose Sharpei-Pit Bull Mix, Labrador

Two Brentwood residents walking their dogs Thursday morning were injured in separate attacks by a pair of loose dogs, a police sergeant said.

05/01/2014

According to authorities, two teens were robbed on their way home from this McDonalds in Brentwood on April 17, 2014. Police said there were four other armed robberies that took place within a two-hour span that evening. (CBS)

Teenagers Arrested In String Of Brentwood Armed Robberies

Two Oakley teens have been arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies in Brentwood earlier this month, police said Wednesday.

04/30/2014

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