$5 Adoptions! Big Dogs Piling Up At East Bay Animal SheltersBig dogs are creating crowded conditions at Contra Costa County animal shelters, and shelter officials are hoping some animal lovers will take advantage of a special offer to adopt them.
Gridlock: Planners Look To Ease Traffic Along East Bay's I-80 CorridorAnyone who drives through the I-80 corridor in West Contra Costa County knows that it’s congested, and planners are looking at new ways to ease the gridlock.
Parents Pull Kids From San Ramon Middle School's LGBTQ Lesson PlanA controversial week-long lesson plan teaching tolerance at one Contra Costa County middle school isn't gaining acceptance from everyone, according to school officials.
2 Hurt In Bay Point ShootingTwo people were injured in a shooting in Bay Point on Saturday night, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s lieutenant said Sunday.
Haz-Mat Scare Prompts Temporary Evacuation Of Hotel In Walnut CreekAll but one of the occupants of a hotel in Walnut Creek returned to their rooms Saturday night after a possible hazardous materials incident.
East Bay Teacher Arrested On Child Porn ChargesAuthorities announced Monday that a 60-year-old Lafayette resident who recently worked as a substitute teacher at a pair of central Contra Costa County private schools has been arrested for the possession and distribution of child pornography.
Crowded East Bay Animal Shelters Prompt Temporary Surrender RestrictionThe Contra Costa County Animal Services Department has started turning away people trying to surrender animals at its Martinez and Pinole shelters.
Contra Costa Water District Customers Using 35 Percent LessOne of the water districts that serves Contra Costa County announced Tuesday that its customers cut back on water use by more than a third last month compared to two years ago.
Suspects In Martinez Wingstop Armed Robbery Caught On CameraPolice have released images of suspects captured on surveillance footage during a Thursday armed robbery at a Wingstop in Martinez.
Man Shot At Apartment Complex Near County Facilities In MartinezA man was shot in the leg at a housing complex near Contra Costa County facilities in Martinez Saturday morning, according to police.
Oakley Family Reunited With Dog Injured In Fall From East Bay OverpassAn Oakley family was reunited with their dog, Bella, after it took a terrifying plunge off a state Highway 4 overpass in Brentwood.
East Bay Arson Suspect Targeted Friends From WeddingAn East Bay arson suspect who allegedly set a series of house and vehicle fires on and around Christmas Eve was in the process of checking off a list of targets that included groomsmen who participated in his own wedding, according to police.

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