Contra Costa County
Police Arrest Pleasant Hill Man Who Allegedly Booby-Trapped Home With Bombs After Attempting To Kidnap His Girlfriend
A Pleasant Hill man was arrested outside of his home after he allegedly tried to kidnap his girlfriend in Concord and officers found his residence had been booby-trapped with improvised explosive devices.
A child on a skateboard was hit by a car Tuesday afternoon in the Tara Hills area of Contra Costa County and suffered a head injury, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Dozens of activists held a candlelight vigil in front of Contra Costa Animal Services on Wednesday evening, to urge the shelter to change its ways and become a no-kill facility.
Contra Costa Health Services officials have confirmed that a resident under 18 years old is the county’s first case of the contagious enterovirus 68, also known as enterovirus D-68.
An animal shelter program in Contra Costa County is getting recognition from supervisors in Martinez for their preparedness in the event of a disaster.
An exotic hybrid cat possibly valued at several thousand dollars was discovered roaming an East Bay backyard by KPIX 5 television anchor Ken Bastida.
Being “homeless” in the Bay Area doesn’t mean being without pets, from dogs, cats, even parrots, but when a modern-day nomad took to the streets of El Cerrito with a mule train in tow, it turned a few heads, although law enforcement turned a blind (or blindered?) eye to the spectacle.
As part of statewide mutual aid, the Santa Clara County Fire Department has sent a strike team, to El Dorado County’s King Fire, one of the largest wildfires burning in California.
A dog was rescued from a one-alarm fire at an apartment in San Pablo on Monday afternoon.
A 24-year-old has been identified as the man shot and killed by a police officer after fighting with the officer in front of a liquor store in Richmond early Sunday morning.