Clayton

Water flushing in Contra Costa County (Contra Costa Water District)

Residents Wonder Why Contra Costa County Flushes Water Down Gutter Amid Major Drought

Some Clayton residents are unhappy over the flushing of tap water down the drain by the same agency that tells them to conserve it.

05/29/2015

(Yesenia Torres/Claycord)

$9 A Gallon Gas In Concord?

Consider it a late April’s Fools joke. Some pranksters are likely responsible for the ghastly $9 a gallon gas prices spotted at a Chevron in Concord Tuesday.

04/28/2015

The scoreboard on the football field at Clayton Valley Charter High School. (Photo Credit: Clayton Valley Football Instagram)

Clayton Valley High School Athletes Accused Of Robbing Purported Drug Dealer At Gunpoint

An East Bay high school football star and three of his classmates are behind bars for an alleged armed robbery involving a purported drug dealer.

04/16/2015

Hiya, a peregrine falcon (pictured), and her offspring were shot by pellets in seperate shootings in Oakland. A $1,000 reward has been offered to catch the shooter. (CBS)

Peregrine Falcon Nesting Season Prompts Partial Closure Of Mt. Diablo State Park

A portion of Mt. Diablo State Park in Contra Costa County will be closed to the public for five months to allow for the nesting season of a protected species, according to the East Bay Regional Park District. The closure started Sunday.

02/02/2015

California Earthquake generic

Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Hits Near Clayton

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 struck near Clayton Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

11/30/2014

Unsold books were placed in a recycling bin following a book sale at the Clayton library. (CBS)

Clayton Library Criticized For Dumping Hundreds Of Unwanted Books In Recycle Bin

Hundreds of unsold books have been tossed in a recycling dumpster after they were donated to the Clayton library, prompting some clashing opinions on what should be done with the books.

10/20/2014

Authorities on the scene of a fatal rail crash on October 13, 2014 in Chico. Officials said 20-year-old Samantha Lewis, a student at Chico State from Clayton, was killed in the collision. (KHSL-TV Chico)

Chico State Student From Clayton Fatally Struck By Train

A Clayton native who died Monday after being struck by a train has been identified, California State University at Chico officials said Thursday.

10/16/2014

Grass Fire

Small Grass Fire In Clayton Burns Area Near Jail

A grass fire that sparked Saturday afternoon in a mountainous rural area just east of the Marsh Creek Detention Center in Clayton is under control

10/12/2014

The Tesoro Refinery in Martinez (CBS)

Source Of Mysterious Rumbling In Concord-Clayton Area Discovered

The source of a mysterious rumbling in the Concord-Clayton area that had been keeping residents awake at night has been confirmed.

10/08/2014

Clayton Vegetation Fire

80-Acre Grass Fire Near Clayton Fully Contained

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but CHP officials said it appears the blaze started when a car drove into a power pole, knocking power lines down and sparking the fire.

07/12/2014

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