Concord Naval Weapons Station

Aerial view of Concord Naval Weapons Station. (Daniel Schwen/Wikimedia Commons)

Mercedes-Benz To Test Self-Driving Cars At Concord Naval Weapons Station

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.

10/01/2014

A grass fire burns in Bay Point, July 25, 2013. (CBS)

Crews Gain Upper Hand On Grass Fire Near Bay Point Near Chemical Plant

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.

07/25/2013

Smoke billows from a brush fire near Concord in the area of Kirker Pass and Hess roads, July 1, 2013. (CBS)

Brush Fire Near Concord Scorches More Than 200 Acres

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.

07/01/2013

Brian Willson was maimed by a train approaching the Concord Naval Weapons Station during a protest on September 1, 1987. (CBS)

Veteran, Activist Recalls Losing Legs To Train In Concord Protest

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.

02/04/2012

Concord Naval Weapons Station. (CBS)

East Bay Remains Home To Military Outpost, Is It Safe?

The Bay Area is not widely known as a strategic military outpost. But perceptions can be deceiving, as CBS5 discovered.

02/02/2012

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Concord Plans Redevelopment Of Naval Weapons Station

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.

01/31/2012

Workers monitor the leak of a crude oil pipeline in Concord, November 8, 2011. (CBS)

Concord Crude Oil Pipeline Repairs Likely To Cause More Odors

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.

11/08/2011

Concord Naval Weapons Station. (CBS)

Concord Naval Weapons Station Cleanup Moves Forward

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/15/2011

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