Firefighters Extinguish 'Suspicious' Grass Fire In MartinezContra Costa County firefighters say a one-alarm grass fire that broke out in Martinez Sunday afternoon was suspicious in nature.
Contra Costa County Deputy Accused Of Having Sex With 2 InmatesThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's office announced Thursday that a deputy has been arrested for allegedly having unlawful sex with two inmates, according to authorities.
CHP Investigating Monday Night Shooting On Hwy 4A motorist was shot at several times while traveling westbound on state Highway 4 near Bailey Road and Bay Point in unincorporated Contra Costa County on Monday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Contra Costa County Posting Detained Immigrants' Release Dates OnlineThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office has begun publishing inmates' release dates online in what critics say appears to be an attempt to avoid a California sanctuary law.
Parents Drown Out Westboro Baptist Church Protest At Alamo Elementary SchoolThe class schedule hadn't started yet, and students were not present on campus, when four demonstrators from the anti-LGBT Westboro Baptist Church were met and drowned out by counter-protesters outside an elementary school Tuesday in Contra Costa County.
Lyft Partners With Contra Costa County To Test Self-Driving TechnologySan Francisco-based ride-hailing company Lyft announced Thursday it is partnering with the Contra Costa Transportation Authority to further develop its self-driving vehicle technology in Concord.
AutoNation To Pay $3.38 Million To Settle California Environment LawsuitA California court has ordered 57 car dealerships and collision centers that operate as subsidiaries of AutoNation to pay nearly $3.5 million in penalties for illegally disposing of hazardous material.
East Bay Restaurant Re-Inspected And Re-Opened For BusinessA popular East Bay restaurant that was shut down earlier this week reopened after it was reinspected by Contra Costa County health inspectors.
Shallow, Magnitude 2.9 Quake Strikes Near Mount DiabloA shallow earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 2.9 struck Contra Costa County early Monday morning.
East Bay Homeowners On The Hook For Costly Repairs To County Storm DrainsHomeowners in Contra Costa County were shocked to learn they are responsible for leaking sewage pipes under or near their property. The repairs can cost tens of thousands of dollars.
CHP Officer Hurt In Multi-Car Crash On Highway 4 In ConcordA California Highway Patrol officer was hurt when a car plowed into a crash scene under investigation on Highway 4 in Contra Costa County.
'Swatting' Prank 911 Call Led Officers to Storm House in HerculesGuns drawn, police officers stormed a house in Hercules on Dec. 27 after they received a 911 call. It turned out to be a prank known as "swatting."