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Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

California Senator Mark DeSaulnier Calls For Criminal Investigation Of Bay Bridge’s Flawed Construction

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier thinks the construction of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge was a fiasco. A recent investigation could result in criminal charges based on what he and many others consider substandard work.

07/28/2014

One Concord business owner was turned in after sprinklers leaked for a couple of weeks when the Contra Costa Water District got a complaint. (Source: Claycord.com)

Water Wasters Ratted Out In Concord

Water wasters in Concord are being ratted out by neighbors in the midst of California’s severe drought.

07/21/2014

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Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Shakes Contra Costa County Near Where Similar Quake Hit 24-Hours Before

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck near Concord Monday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

07/21/2014

Steven Hayashi, pit bull attack, dog, grandson killed

Concord Man Convicted In Fatal Pit Bull Mauling Of Step-Grandson Sentenced To Year In Jail, Probation

A Concord man whose pit bulls fatally mauled his 2-year-old step-grandson after leaving the boy and his 4-year-old brother unsupervised one morning four years ago was sentenced in a Martinez courtroom Monday to a year in jail and three years probation.

07/08/2014

Just The Facts: A Brief History Of The Concord Region

From the town of Todos Santos to the vibrant Bay Area city center it is today, Concord, California savors its colorful past.

07/07/2014

Concord grass fire

Multiple Contra Costa Fires Keep Crews Busy Friday Night

Firefighters were called to multiple fires throughout Contra Costa County on Friday night as many Fourth of July celebrations were in full swing.

07/05/2014

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Dog Lovers Barking Mad After Concord Restaurant’s Policy Change Bans Pets From Patio

After a history of catering to man’s best friend, a Bay Area restaurant is changing its policy that allowed dogs on their outdoor patios, and that is causing some growls from dog lovers.

06/30/2014

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Man Arrested In Concord DUI Head-On Crash That Killed Mother, Baby Daughter

A man has been arrested in connection with a head-on collision that killed a 1-year-old girl and her mother in Concord on Friday night, police said Monday.

06/30/2014

A highway patrol officer guards a roadblock on Highway 38 near Angeles Oaks during a standoff with fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner, near San Bernardino, California on February 12, 2013. Nobody has yet been found in a burnt-out US mountain cabin where Dorner was believed to have barricaded himself after a six-day manhunt, a police spokesman said. Media reports that a body had been found in the cabin near Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, and identified as Dorner's were false, said Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman Andrew Smith. AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman, Baby Killed; 5 Hurt In Head-On Crash On Willow Pass Road In Concord

A woman and baby were killed in a head-on crash in Concord on Friday night. Five people from both vehicles were transported to hospitals for major injuries.

06/28/2014

Joseph Andrew Martin, a teacher at Woodside Elementary School in Concord, is accused of sexually abusing 11 current and former students. (CBS)

Teens Testify In Martinez Court Against Former Concord Teacher On Trial For Molestation

Two 14-year-old boys testified in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday that their former teacher at Concord’s Woodside Elementary School put his hand down their shirts and fondled them during class and after-school hangouts.

06/24/2014

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