Contra Costa County
An evacuation was ordered at 9:51 a.m. in a Hercules neighborhood between North and South Front streets. The gas leak is in the area of San Pablo and Sycamore avenues, county officials said.
A Powerball ticket purchased in Concord is worth more than $1 million after Saturday’s drawing, California Lottery officials said.
Police have arrested a fourth suspect in connection with a high-speed chase that ended in a crash Wednesday morning.
Talk about striking out. A bunch of Bay Area Little League players are locked out of their home fields because the company that runs their baseball fields is in the middle of a labor dispute.
A leaking aqueduct made a mess of a Walnut Creek neighborhood this week.
The fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnels will be closed Friday night and part of Saturday morning for its first-ever emergency response drill, a Caltrans spokesman said.
Police said a retired Hercules police officer has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for allegedly firing shots at the home of his estranged wife.
A 14-year-old boy struck by a car in Concord Wednesday morning died, police said.
The East Bay town of Kensington has decided not to keep its police chief after his handling of the probe of a sergeant who allegedly had his gun stolen by a prostitute at a Nevada hotel.
Slick roads, wind and rain made Bay Area roadways deadly collision courses on Saturday.