A Contra Costa County fire protection district is preparing to close two stations and make service cuts following the failure of a measure that would have raised more than $4 million a year for the next five years, officials said Tuesday.
Fire crews responded to two house fires in Oakley and Brentwood on Saturday night that were reported about 10 minutes apart, according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.
Once the increase takes effect, Taylor’s salary will have gone from $6,831 in October, to $17,271 plus medical benefits and other pay.
A bomb squad disabled an explosive device found on the street in Brentwood Wednesday morning, police said.
Two suspected package thieves were arrested Christmas Eve in Livermore.
A 17-year-old driver was killed when he crashed head-on into a utility truck and nearly fell off of a state Highway 4 overpass in Brentwood early Monday morning
Four East Bay assisted living facilities were issued more than $3 million in citations for violations related to minimum wage, overtime and rest periods for their workers, state labor officials announced Thursday.
Bay Area roads have been consistently mediocre for nearly a decade, according to data released Tuesday by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
A mountain lion was spotted in a residential area of Brentwood on Tuesday, according to police.
A Brentwood police officer is recovering today after being injured in a car crash with a suspected drunk driver in Oakley early Thursday morning, police said.