Concord Naval Weapons Station
Adding fuel to rumors that Apple is working on designs for a car, local officials say engineers for the giant tech company recently made inquiries about a former navy base that’s been converted into a testing ground for self-driving cars and other cutting-edge vehicles.
Honda is testing new cars with automated driving at the Concord Naval Weapons Station, the company announced Tuesday.
Self-driving cars will soon be zooming around Concord’s Naval Weapons Station under an agreement with Mercedes-Benz to use the station’s vehicle testing facility, Contra Costa Transportation Authority officials announced Wednesday.
A three-alarm brush fire in Bay Point grew to about 120 acres but was 90 percent contained Thursday evening, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.
A three-alarm brush fire that is burning near Concord Monday afternoon has charred 240 acres and damaged three buildings, a Contra Costa County fire official said.
The Bay Area has been the center of political and social activism for decades. Nearly 25 years after a train ran over him, Brian Willson told CBS 5 why it was all worth it.
The Bay Area is not widely known as a strategic military outpost. But perceptions can be deceiving, as CBS5 discovered.
After nearly six years, the vision for thousands of acres has been finalized by Concord’s City Council, leaving housing advocates and environmentalists alike applauding.
Air readings show the leak from the 16-inch pipeline does not pose a significant health threat but is releasing a sulfurous odor. However, when the repair process begins, the odor may intensify.
The city of Concord and U.S. Navy are working in conjunction to clean up the former Concord Naval Weapons Station and return it back to the community.